Fish oil is perhaps the most widely used source of omega-3 fatty
acids but it is by no means the only source. Firms providing
alternative sources to fish oil omega-3 needs must boost consumer
awareness to up sales as new research...
A recent study builds on evidence that new mothers consuming
supplements of the omega 3 fatty acid DHA - naturally found in
breast milk - could contribute to the development of their baby's
brain and visual system. The findings...
The potential health benefits of canola proteins wil be the focus
of a research collaboration after Burcon NutraScience and the
Fraunhofer Institute announced they would join forces to
investigate Burcon's Supertein and Puratein.
Omega-3 fatty acids have been associated with numerous health
benefits, from brain development and preventing memory loss to
suppressing tumours and cutting heart disease. But according to new
findings in the US, one particular fatty...
Raisio Nutrition, the health food division of Finland's Raisio
Group, ended the first quarter with a drop in sales compared to the
previous year. But the company remained confident that its decision
to focus on its nutrition...
Pressure on food manufacturers to remove artery-clogging trans fats
linked to heart disease from foods continues in the US and Europe.
In response to increasing demand and imminent labelling rules in
the US, food ingredients players...
Canadian ingredients company Ocean Nutrition has received GRAS
status for its omega-3 powder fish oil product, used in supplements
beneficial to the heart. The award opens up opportunities for the
ingredient's inclusion in more...
Cholesterol levels - irrespective of diet - vary with the seasons,
reaching their highest levels in the winter months, suggest
scientists who claim their findings could lead to the development
of guidelines for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia...
Ocean Nutrition of Canada has unveiled plans for a four-fold
increase in its production of omega-3 fish oil concentrates that,
it claims, will make it the world's largest producer in the
burgeoning omega-3 market.
DSM Food Specialties is to double the volume of arachidonic acid
(ARA) produced for its US partner Martek Biosciences to meet
rapidly growing demand, the Dutch firm said this week, writes