Cyanotech® Corporation Earns Non-GMO Project Verification for BULK SCE BioAstin® Natural Astaxanthin Products

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cyanotech® Corporation (Nasdaq Capital Market: CYAN), is proud to
announce that its bulk raw material BioAstin® SCE products have received
Non-GMO Project Verification. BioAstin Natural Astaxanthin is a potent
natural antioxidant that provides natural support for joint, skin, eye
and brain health.* BioAstin is derived from natural microalgae, Haematococcus
pluvialis,
cultivated and grown on the Kona coast of the Big Island
of Hawaii.

“We are very excited about this verification as it leads to receiving
Non-GMO Project Verification for our finished goods,” said Dr. Gerald
Cysewski, Cyanotech Corporation. “Our top priority is to provide the
highest quality microalgae products, and offering Non-GMO Project
Verified material to our customers proves that commitment.”

The Non-GMO Project is the first entity in North America that offers
third-party verification and labeling for products made according to
rigorous best practices for GMO avoidance, and the associated seal is
the most trusted sign that a product is produced through best practices
for GMO avoidance.

“BioAstin Natural Astaxanthin is now a Non-GMO Project Verified
ingredient. Our BioAstin® is also certified Gluten-Free, and it’s the
first brand to receive the Natural Algae Astaxanthin Association’s
(NAXA) Verification Seal. We’re proud to be the nation’s #1 brand of
Astaxanthin† and we will continue to strive to provide the best products
for our customers,” says Cysewski.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug
Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or
prevent any disease.

† Per SPINS data in the Natural Channel

About Cyanotech Corporation

Cyanotech Corporation was founded in 1984 by Dr. Gerald Cysewski. Dr.
Cysewski chose the pristine Kona Coast of Hawaii due to the pure,
unpolluted, clean growing location and access to deep ocean water from a
depth of 2000 feet. Our 90-acre facility is located in a BioSecure zone,
free of all pesticides and herbicides. Visit www.cyanotech.com
for more information.

Contacts

Cyanotech Corporation
Stephanie Keily, 808-331-4133