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November 27, 2017
Polaris is launching its ultra-stable algal DHA Omega-3 in vegan softgel format at Food Ingredients Europe, enabling it to offer four EFSA claims in one capsule.
Each capsule delivers an optimal 250mg of DHA Omega-3 from microalgae in a 100% plant-based shell, making it the ideal solution for consumers seeking a vegan or vegetarian alternative to gelatin capsules.
Furthermore, one capsule per day opens up the possibility of four different EFSA health claims:
DHA contributes to the maintenance of normal vision
DHA contributes to the maintenance of normal brain function
DHA maternal intake contributes to the normal development of the eye of the foetus and breastfed children
DHA maternal intake contributes to the normal brain development of the foetus and breastfed children.
Véronique Sancéau, Marketing Manager at Polaris, said: “Consumer demand for the many health benefits of Omega-3 remains extremely high and in a competitive market an EFSA claim has never been more important. By offering our algal oil an optimal dose, we’re providing four health claims in a single convenient capsule.”
The oil offers unmatched stability, thanks to Polaris’ unique Qualitysilver® industrial methodology.Testing has shown it to be around three times more stable than standard algal oil*(1)
Polaris’ algal oil is 100% produced in Europe, non-GMO, allergen-free, and extracted naturally without solvents. In addition, it has just received kosher certification and Halal certification is expected by the end of the year.It has also received “Non-GMO Verification” accreditation for sales in the US.
Véronique Sancéau, Marketing Manager at Polaris, added: “We’re excited to be offering our customers DHA Omega-3 in a capsule format that enables them to target key health markets. Our algal oil is not only animal-free and produced naturally, it is now also certified kosher and non-GMO and will be soon halal certified, helping us meet worldwide market demand even more effectively.”
Polaris will be exhibiting at Food Ingredients Europe (28-30 November in Frankfurt) in the French Pavilion (Stand 11.OF93) where innovations on algae will be featured.
POLARIS is a leading international expert in the field of nutritional lipids. The company specialises in the manufacture, development and formulation of polyunsaturated fatty acids, particularly Omega-3. As a global market player in Omega-3 oils from marine and algae sources, « Omegavie® Qualitysilver® » oils are produced in the company’s state-of-the-art facilities in France.
Since its beginnings in 1994, Polaris has been passionate about sourcing, purifying and stabilising marine lipids to help promote HEALTH and VITALITY around the world. Today, POLARIS continues to provide innovative health products, with a focus on research and development to produce highly purified, stable and potent marine and algae based lipids.
POLARIS is an active member of GOED.
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