What We Do

We develop noveloutdoor algae cultivation systems. By using our techand taking advantage of Saudi Arabia's unique climate, we achieve optimal growth conditions and exceptional productivity

Our Purpose

Green Desert aims to transform food production in arid regions by providing sustainable and efficient solutions for protein and nutrition. Our mission is to improve food security and reduce the water footprint of agriculture through the use of innovative algae-based technologies

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Our Product

We specialize in the cultivation of high-valuealgae products. Spirulina is recognized as one of the most nutritionally dense foods in the world, used in applications including food, supplements, and animal feed. It is rich in protein, vitamins, and minerals, and is renowned for its medicinal properties

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Our Tech

Our cutting-edge algae cultivation systems are designed to optimize growth and productivity through monitoring and control systems, machine learning, and light manipulation.

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Our services

we are committed to empowering farmers and individuals by providing them with their own source of high-nutrient, high-protein food. Our novel automated systems enable anyone to grow their own fresh spirulina at any scale. Our systems are easy to use and require minimal maintenance, we also provide technical support to ensure our customers get the most out of their systems.

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What is spirulina

Spirulina is a nutrient-dense superfood that offers numerous health benefits. As a protein source, it's unparalleled in its efficiency, containing all essential amino acids and being packed with essential vitamins and minerals. Spirulina has been consumed by humans for centuries and is recognized as an ancient medicine in many cultures.

In addition to its nutritional benefits, spirulina has been shown to have medicinal properties such as anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, and antioxidant effects.It has been used in traditional medicine to boost the immune system, improve digestion, and reduce inflammation. In recent years, it has gained attention for its potential in treating various health conditions, including allergies, high blood pressure, and diabetes.

  • High protein and nutrient-dense superfood
  • Contains all essential amino acids, vitamins, and minerals
  • Recognized as ancient medicine
  • Anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, and antioxidant effects
  • Boosts immune system, improves digestion, reduces inflammation
  • May treat allergies, high blood pressure, and diabetes

Our Products

Spirulina Powder
Spirulina Tablet
Chlorella Powder
Chlorella Tablet
Superfood for Animals

Spirulina as animal feed

Spirulina is not just a superfood for humans, it can also have significant benefits for livestock. By incorporating spirulina into animal feed, farmers and livestock owners can provide their animals with a rich source of protein and essential nutrients, improving their overall health and wellbeing. Spirulina's unique nutrient profile has been shown to reduce inflammation and oxidative stress in animals, leading to better growth, faster weight gain, and increased muscle mass. In addition, research has shown that spirulina can replace traditional vitamin and mineral mixes, making it a cost-effective alternative for farmers and livestock owners. Spirulina can also serve as a partial protein replacement, cutting the costs of more expensive animal feeds. Furthermore, spirulina has been found to improve animal immune function, making them more disease-resistant and healthier to consume. By choosing spirulina as a supplement for your animals, you can help to improve their overall health and productivity while reducing the need for expensive supplements and veterinary interventions.

  • Incorporating spirulina in animal feed improves health and wellbeing.
  • Spirulina reduces inflammation and oxidative stress, leading to better growth.
  • Replaces traditional vitamin and mineral mixes, cutting costs.
  • Improves animal immune function and resistance to disease.
  • Reduces need for expensive supplements and veterinary interventions.

Empowering Saudi Arabia

Water Efficiency

Spirulina is a highly water-efficient crop, requiring 10x less water to produce the same amount of protein as other crops. This is a significant advantage in regions like Saudi Arabia, where water scarcity is a critical issue. By growing spirulina, we can help conserve precious water resources and promote sustainable agriculture practices

Food Security

Green Desert is committed to promoting food security in Saudi Arabia and beyond by offering a local, sustainable, and cost-effective source of protein. Spirulina, with its exceptional nutritional value, offers a viable alternative to imported protein sources, whose rising costs are hurting farmers. With a production rate of 15x more protein per acre than beef, corn, and soybeans, spirulina is a promising solution to address food security challenges.

Environmental Sustainability

Spirulina cultivation is a carbon-negative process that can help to combat climate change. Every hectare of spirulina grown takes in about 25 tonnes of CO2 per year, making it an effective way to sequester carbon. By choosing spirulina as a source of protein, individuals and companies can reduce their carbon footprint and help to mitigate the impacts of climate change. It's a win-win situation for both the environment and for those looking for a sustainable protein source

Our Founders

Fulfilling the promise of WHOLE HEALTH through microalgae.




As a master's degree holder in Chemical Science from KAUST, and a former visiting researcher at the University of Cambridge, Abdulmajeed brings a wealth of technical expertise to our team. His intimate understanding of the algae cultivation process allows us to produce the highest quality spirulina using innovative open pond cultivation systems. Abdulmajeed's knowledge of the science behind our products is key to our success.




Yusuf's business acumen and extensive experience in consulting make him an integral part of our team. With an MBA from MIT and several years at McKinsey he brings strategic thinking and a deep understanding of the industry to our team, ensuring we make informed decisions that benefit our customers and our company.