Omega-3s & Nutritional oils

June Launch Pad

June Launch Pad

By Danielle Masterson

From cognition to intermittent fasting and metabolic support, June is all about brains and beauty.

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GC Rieber opens $75M sustainable omega-3 plant

By Nikki Hancocks

GC Rieber VivoMega has opened its new omega-3 manufacturing facility campus in Norway, allowing it to double output of its triglyceride marine omega-3s and certified vegan algal oils.

Mice study supports omega-3 role in longevity

Mice study supports omega-3 role in longevity

By Claudia Adrien

Mice that have higher levels of endogenous omega-3 fatty acids (n-3 FA) in their tissues may hold the key to understanding diet’s role in influencing leukocyte telomere length (LTL), a biomarker of aging, new research suggests.

Spring Launch Pad

Spring Launch Pad

By Danielle Masterson

New launches are blooming with cognition, collabs and candyfication in focus.

Are babies exposed to maternal omega-3s at risk for higher BMI?

Are babies exposed to maternal omega-3s at risk for higher BMI?

By Claudia Adrien

A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition reports that the children of mothers who consumed fish oil supplements—comprised of omega-3 (n-3) long-chained polyunsaturated fatty acid (LCPUFA)—during their third trimester had an...

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Peruvian anchovy fishing quota signals rebound for omega-3 supply

By Nikki Hancocks

The Peruvian authorities have announced the first anchovy fishing season of 2024 can commence with a sizable quota, signaling a return to normal supply after a challenging year of low stock and rising costs for the omega-3 industry.

“A big part of our show here is to refresh Nature's Way and present the brand in an updated, more vibrant way,

Nature’s Way reintroduces itself

By Danielle Masterson

In an effort to bolster its origin story, revamp its offerings and update its design, Nature’s Way underwent a rebrand. The legacy brand showcased the new look recently at Expo West.

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Amazon updates its dietary supplements seller’s policy

By Stephen Daniells

Tech giant Amazon has updated its requirements for dietary supplements and now requires third-party verification, including testing data and certificates of analyses straight from the lab to Amazon.

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FDA issues draft guidance on NDIN Master Files

By Stephen Daniells

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released draft guidance for industry titled “New Dietary Ingredient Notification Master Files for Dietary Supplements.”

dsm-firmenich teams with SCN BestoCo for omega-3 gummy innovation

dsm-firmenich teams with SCN BestoCo for omega-3 gummy innovation

By Asia Sherman

Global health and nutrition company dsm-firmenich is partnering with U.S. supplement manufacturer SCN BestCo to package high-dose, algae-derived omega-3 gummies that overcome traditional formulation challenges and address sustainability issues in the...

6 reasons to enter the NutraIngredients-USA Awards!

6 reasons to enter the NutraIngredients-USA Awards!

By Stephen Daniells

The 2024 NutraIngredients-USA Awards are back with new categories but the same commitment to honor the best and brightest in ingredients, finished products, companies, people and initiatives in food supplements and functional food and beverage.

NutraCast: Tracking pet supplement trends with MarketPlace

NutraCast: Tracking pet supplement trends with MarketPlace

By Danielle Masterson

As we gear up for Expo West, we can expect to see exciting trends like personalized nutrition, biotics and ingredients such as mushrooms—but those trends may not be for the demographic that comes to mind.

Study links higher omega-3 levels to decreased stroke risk

Study links higher omega-3 levels to decreased stroke risk

By Asia Sherman

A new study published in the journal Stroke shows that people with the highest omega-3 levels have a lower risk of stroke. It also dispels correlations between omega-3s and increased risk of brain hemorrhaging.

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Industry gears up to celebrate Global Omega-3 Day

By Nikki Hancocks

The Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED) is inviting members of the industry to celebrate this year's Global Omega-3 Day on March 3 to continue the impressive uptick in awareness created this time last year.

NutraCast: Remaining selective in sourcing amid limited fish oil supply

NutraCast: Remaining selective in sourcing amid limited fish oil supply

By Danielle Masterson

From limited supply to the need for more consumer education, the fish oil industry is facing a number of challenges. However, there are still a lot of opportunities in and outside of the sea. This episode examines the state of the fish oil market and...

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