Member - Icecal

Icecal is a startup that aims to utilize shell waste as a sustainable food grade calcium source.

Type Startup or self-employed
Founded 2014
Company Size 3
Member Type
Founders David Freyr Jonsson, Gudmundur Valgeir Magnusson and Kristjan Karl Adalsteinsson
Headquarters 200 Kópavogur, Iceland
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With waste from clam fishing discarded or huge stocks underutilized Icecal has done research on how to change the waste into value and both produce one of few sustainable calcium products and also add value to rural clam fishing industry. With focus on the Quahog clam with over 99.5% volume of calcium carbonate and total volume of millions of tons in the North Atlantic alone shells or clams can become a sustainable future source of calcium.
Headquarters 200 Kópavogur, Iceland

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