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Algarithm joins GOED’s Executive Council with $100,000 annual funding pledge

By Stephen Daniells contact

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© Getty Images / CreativaImages
© Getty Images / CreativaImages
Algarithm Ingredients has pledged $100,000 annually to GOED, putting the company on the omega-3 organization’s Executive Council on Education and Outreach (ECEO).

“Increasing the consumption of omega-3s to adequate levels around the world, and ensuring our industry is producing quality omega-3 products that consumers can trust are GOED’s stated goals,”​ said Algarithm’s managing director and co-founder Ben Kelly. “We at Algarithm share those goals, and we look forward to working with GOED and its membership to achieve them together.”

A key reason for Algarithm’s support of GOED is the organization’s continuing work to support and disseminate studies dealing with child brain development and plant-based micro-nutrition, said. The Saskatchewan company offers plant-based algal DHA, and is in the preparation stages for a project next year where cognitive changes will be studied in children who are given plant-based food options at school cafeterias.

Algarithm is also announcing the availability of two new high-concentrate DHA versions of their popular AlphaMega3 plant-based algal oil: AlphaMega3-530 (containing 530mg/g DHA), and AlphaMega3-700 (containing 700mg/g DHA) -- nearly twice the DHA amount per gram as found in their popular original AlphaMega3 algal oil (400mg/g DHA).

“GOED is pleased to welcome Algarithm to the Executive Council on Education and Outreach (ECEO). Algarithm joins with an annual commitment of $100,000, which will support important strategic initiatives in the areas of consumer and health practitioner education, funding omega-3 scientific research, and working toward DRIs and a Codex NRV,”​ said GOED Executive Director Ellen Schutt.

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