Solazyme to Showcase Breakthrough Microalgae Food Ingredients at IFT

Solazyme to Showcase Breakthrough Microalgae Food Ingredients at IFT

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Solazyme, Inc. (SZYM), a renewable oil and bioproducts company announced today that they will be exhibiting at the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) 2013 Annual Meeting and Expo. Solazyme's innovative microalgae food ingredients include a suite of revolutionary high lipid and high protein products as well as a tailored food oils portfolio. Products in the portfolio provide health benefits without sacrificing taste, texture, or functionality. Solazyme will be exhibiting and sampling prototype products that will include these ingredients at IFT.

"Solazyme's unique microalgae platform provides significant opportunities for the food industry to dramatically improve the health profile of their products without sacrificing the qualities that consumers demand," said Jean-Marc Rotsaert, Chief Operating Officer, Solazyme. "For the first time in history, a suite of products is now available that can have a positive impact on obesity and weight control, provide shorter and cleaner ingredient labels, and reduce food allergens, all while using sustainable and naturally derived ingredients."

GRAS certifications for certain microalgae food ingredients can be located under U.S. Food and Drug Administration GRAS Inventory Number GRN 000469 and GRN 000331.

To learn more about Solazyme's innovative suite of microalgae ingredients, please visit the sales team at IFT booth #2991 or visit us at

About Solazyme, Inc.

Solazyme, Inc. (SZYM) is a renewable oil and bioproducts company that transforms a range of low-cost plant-based sugars into high-value oils and innovative microalgal food ingredients. Headquartered in South San Francisco, Solazyme's renewable products can replace or enhance oils derived from the world's three existing sources — petroleum, plants and animal fats. Initially, Solazyme is focused on commercializing its products into three target markets: (1) fuels and chemicals, (2) nutrition and (3) skin and personal care.

Solazyme®, the Solazyme logo and other trademarks or service names are trademarks of Solazyme, Inc.

Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 about Solazyme, including statements that involve risks and uncertainties concerning: Solazyme's commercialization plans for microalgal food ingredients and the pricing, performance and health benefits of Solazyme's microalgal food ingredients. When used in this press release, the words "will", "expects", "intends" and other similar expressions and any other statements that are not historical facts are intended to identify those assertions as forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Any such statement may be influenced by a variety of factors, many of which are beyond the control of Solazyme, that could cause actual outcomes and results to be materially different from those projected, described, expressed or implied in this press release due to a number of risks and uncertainties. Potential risks and uncertainties include, among others: Solazyme's limited operating history; its limited history in commercializing products; implementation risk in deploying new technologies and products; and market acceptance of its products. Accordingly, no assurances can be given that any of the events anticipated by the forward-looking statements will transpire or occur, or if any of them do so, what impact they will have on the results of operations or financial condition of Solazyme. In addition, please refer to the documents that Solazyme, Inc. files with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, as updated from time to time, for a discussion of these and other risks. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release. Solazyme is not under any duty to update any of the information in this press release.

Solazyme, Inc.
Genet Garamendi, 650-780-4777
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