Frutarom Health BU ~ Deodorized DHA and EPA
March 24, 2014
Frutarom Switzerland Ltd., Health BU Switzerland, announced its new line of deodorized DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) and EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) marine-sourced omega-3 ingredients for food and beverage applications and dietary supplements.
“As the leading provider of specialty fine ingredients, flavors and savory solutions, Frutarom has excellent access into the food and beverage industries, enabling it to help food manufacturers fortify food with omega-3," said Holger Riemensperger, general manager of Frutarom Health. “Thanks to Frutarom’s expertise, we can easily implement the new line into any food matrix, such as dairy, bakery, baby food, cereals, oils, confectionary, beverages etc. It is both deodorized and without any negative impact on the taste."
The announcement comes on the heels of the rise of omega-3 enriched foods. According to Innova Market Insights' research, new food and drink products marketed as containing omega-3s have risen, with omega-3 enriched baby foods leading the way.
Frutarom's new line will be produced using the latest technology, with controlled sourcing of high-end raw materials. The line will also include omega-3 high concentrates for use in dietary supplements, allowing for smaller softgel sizes.