Tel Aviv High School Science Project Could Bring Superfood’ to Africa

Pupils at the Herzliya Hebrew Gymnasium are trying to perfect a way to grow Spirulina, an algae that’s been dubbed the “superfood” because it contains 70% protein.

Efforts by a group of pupils at a Tel Aviv secondary school to grow algae in plastic bottles to help fight malnutrition has attracted the attention of UNESCO, Rotary International, international education organizations and dozens of African schools.