A lawsuit alleging that Earth’s Best organic infant formula contains a “spectacular array” of ingredients prohibited in organic foods, reflects the plaintiff’s ignorance of USDA regulations, brand owner Hain Celestial argued in court documents filed Wednesday.
FMC Corporation reported revenues in its health and nutrition sector of $828 million for its 2014 fiscal year. Soft omega-3 demand for the year was a blemish on an otherwise robust sector performance, the company said.
The Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s’ campaign to promote positive messages about omega-3s has finally launched, but more funds needs to be raised to allow a national roll-out, said GOED’s Adam Ismail.
DSM has delivered a Q3 increase in EBITDA earnings of 27% across all its divisions despite “headwinds” like the ongoing economic flatline in Europe and elsewhere, challenging currency movements and rising ingredient costs.
Martek expects sales of its algal-sourced omega-3s to food and drink manufacturers to grow in the double-digits each year for the next four to five years as it broadens its product range and gains access to new markets and customers post its takeover...
Ingredient supplier Ocean Nutrition Canada has taken the unusual step of advertising its omega-3 directly to consumers, in an attempt to build awareness of its ingredient and boost sales of co-branded fortified foods and beverages.
Recent testing on omega-3 supplements that found them to be contaminant-free is a sign that new manufacturing technologies have helped improve product quality, according to trade group Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED).
Omega-3 oils supplier Martek Biosciences Corporation has turned in
a healthy second quarter, with profits surging above forecasts on
the back of increased overseas sales and growing revenues in its
core infant formula business.
The race is on to see which of two leading cereal makers will be
the first to place an omega-3 fortified product on shelves,
following a new license and supply agreement between Martek and
General Mills that is substantially similar...
Martek Biosciences has refined its manufacturing process to produce
microalgae-derived DHA at 20 percent less cost and expects this to
have a knock-on effect on the cost of consumer products containing
Nutritional oils maker Martek Biosciences has held off another
challenge to the intellectual property on its key product, the
omega-3 fatty acid DHA, although it is still locked up in further
court cases to protect patent rights.
Martek Biosciences last week announced its year-end results, noting
increased revenues and "robust growth" due primarily to higher
sales of nutritional products to the company's infant formula
Growing demand for omega-3 fatty acids significantly boosted
profits at Australian health ingredients firm Clover Corporation
last year but lower-than-expected sales in Europe and restricted
supply of ARA oil for its fortified infant...
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...
Quite a week for nutritional oils supplier Martek Biosciences. In
the past seven days, the European Commission gave the green light
for the use of DHA/ARA in novel foods, paving the way for a range
of foodstuffs fortified with these...