Omega-3 Fatty Acids

The varied sources of omega-3

Special edition: Omega-3

The varied sources of omega-3

By Stephen Daniells

Omega-3 fatty acids can be obtained from a variety of sources: Fish, krill, algae, plants, mussels. In this gallery we tour the world and look at the sources making waves in the $5 billion omega-3 food, beverage and supplements industry.

Omega-3 market to climb to $7bn

Omega-3 market to climb to $7bn

By Clarisse Douaud

With its United States market value swelling from approximately
$100m to more than $2bn in four years, omega-3 enriched foods make
up the strongest sector of the functional foods market - and there
is still room for significant growth.

Omega-3 influence on epilepsy

Omega-3 influence on epilepsy

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...

Naples explores walnuts

Naples explores walnuts

Walnuts, one of the oldest food ingredients known to mankind, are
the focus of an upcoming symposium organised by Europe that will
aim to bridge the gap between scientific, technical and user
communities. Opportunities for growth...

FDA amends fish oil GRAS

FDA amends fish oil GRAS

The US food watchdog this week issued a 'tentative final rule' that
amends the current GRAS status for a fish oil used in food
ingredients, to control consumer intake of omega-3 fatty acids.

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