Austin Maguire, president and CEO of Fort Collins-based Solix Algredients Inc., looks over biomass in his lab in June 2017. Joel Blocker / For BizWest 

Solix Algredients’ pivot from biofuels to natural-food additives pays off

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email PrintFORT COLLINS — The ability to adapt to a changing marketplace has put Solix Algredients Inc. on a healthy growth curve. The Fort Collins-based firm got its start in 2006, looking to generate biofuels from algae. “When you go back to [that time], the price of oil was heading up towards $150 a barrel,” Austin Maguire, president and CEO of Solix Algredients, explained. “There were lots of supply concerns and…