Vintage Nutrex Hawaii - Spirulina beginnings

Images from the humble beginnings of our Hawaiian Spirulina farm - circa early 1980s.
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Spirulina ponds in Nevada before moving the farm to Hawaii | Nutrex Hawaii

Spirulina ponds in Nevada before moving the farm to Hawaii

The original spirulina crew! Dr. Cysewski (founder) and Glenn Jensen still work on the farm today, 30 years later. Lots of love and dedication | Nutrex Hawaii

The original spirulina crew! Cysewski (founder) and Glenn Jensen still work on the farm today, 30 years later. Lots of love and dedication

2nd expansion of spirulina ponds, the farm was growing! Today, our spirulina farm sits on 90 acres. | Nutrex Hawaii

expansion of spirulina ponds, the farm was growing! Today, our spirulina farm sits on 90 acres.

The year was 1984 when Cyanotech was started on the Kona Coast of the Big Island, Hawaii. These were the first few spirulina ponds. | Nutrex Hawaii

The year was 1984 when Cyanotech was started on the Kona Coast of the Big Island, Hawaii. These were the first few spirulina ponds.

Dr. Cysewski working in the snow to build one of the first spirulina ponds in Nevada | Nutrex Hawaii

Cysewski working in the snow to build one of the first spirulina ponds in Nevada

First expansion of the spirulina ponds in Kona, Hawaii | Nutrex Hawaii

First expansion of the spirulina ponds in Kona, Hawaii

Dr. Cysewski working on some of the first outdoor spirulina ponds in Nevada before finding the ideal location in Kona, Hawaii | Nutrex Hawaii

Cysewski working on some of the first outdoor spirulina ponds in Nevada before finding the ideal location in Kona, Hawaii

Dr. Gerald Cysewski first started cultivating Spirulina in Nevada while searching for the ideal location to grow spirulina....which shortly after lead him to Kona, Hawaii | Nutrex Hawaii

Gerald Cysewski first started cultivating Spirulina in Nevada while searching for the ideal location to grow spirulina.which shortly after lead him to Kona, Hawaii

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