Posts tagged with ‘EPA’

  • New study shows that humans can absorb similar omega-3 levels from fish oil capsules or fruit juice as they can from eating salmon paté

    A new study shows that humans can absorb just as much omega-3 from fish oil capsules or fruit juice as they can from eating salmon paté. “We can see that just as much omega-3 is absorbed into the bloodstream regardless of whether we take in these long-chain marine fatty acids in capsules, enriched fruit juice or enriched fish paté,” explains […]
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  • United States Patent and Trademark Office issues patent to Heliae

    Heliae, an Arizona-based algae technology company, announced today three significant additions to its expanding portfolio of intellectual property. The United States Patent and Trademark Office issued patent number 8,084,038 to Heliae entitled “Methods of and Systems for Isolating Nutraceutical Products from Algae” on December 27, 2011. Heliae has received a Notice of Allowance from the USPTO for two additional patent […]
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  • NZ Biotech company Photonz successfully transfers omega-3 fermentation process to industrial scale Canadian pilot plant

    Biotech company Photonz Corporation has achieved a major milestone on the path to commercially manufacturing, by fermentation, the high-value omega-3 fatty acid, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA). It has successfully transferred its strain and fermentation process, developed in Auckland, to a contract facility in Canada, which has then used that process to ferment material from algal biomass in a 7.5 tonne industrial scale […]
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  • Pharma Marine Launches Oceans Superior Omega-3 Ingredients

    Pharma Marine, manufacturer of high-quality, specialty omega-3 fatty acid ingredients, has introduced the Oceans omega-3 line. Oceans omega-3s combine an ecologically-focused sourcing strategy with cutting-edge processing technology to deliver best-in-class omega-3 ingredients. The raw materials used in Oceans are certified EU human food grade and utilizes several species (all Ph. Eur. monograph approved) in order to minimize the burden on […]
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  • Source-Omega Launches Algae DHA Brand CereNate™ a Mother’s Gift for Life

    Source-Omega, a leader in international algae oil omega-3 fatty acid supplements, finished product development and private labelling, today announced creation and launch of the CereNate™ DHA brand. To assist with the launch, Source-Omega provides exclusive marketing and distribution rights under Source-Omega’s license and sole-source agreements to Novamed Singapore, starting January 1st 2012. “CereNate is A Mother’s Gift For Life,” said […]
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  • AlgaeTek Begins Development of Algae Facility in Texas

    oca Raton, FL-based Atlas Capital Holdings Inc. has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, AlgaeTek Systems, Inc, has commenced development of its new high grade algae production facility located in Woodlands, TX. “The facility is on track to be in production in the next six weeks,” said Christopher Davies, CEO of Atlas Capital Holdings. “We believe we will be able […]
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  • Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Obtains New Patent Directed to Compositions of Omega-3 Fatty Acid Phospholipids Including Krill Oil

    Neptune Technologies and Bioressources Inc., announces that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) has granted Neptune a new patent covering omega-3 phospholipids comprising polyunsaturated fatty acids, one of the main bioactive ingredients in all recognized Krill Oils. The patent is granted for the U.S. market and is valid until 2025. Neptune’s recently issued U.S. patent (U.S. No. 8,030,348) covers, […]
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  • Global omega-3 market set for ongoing 15-20% growth: Report

    The 2010 global omega-3 market – just for foods and beverages and food supplements – is worth €5.57bn, according to a new report, with growth predicted of between 15-20%. The omega-3 sector continues to expand, according to Packaged facts data. Packaged Facts said the food, beverages and supplements figure, which excludes fish, represented a 17% rise on 2009. “This sector […]
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  • Seaweed may provide new source of functional ingredients

    Seaweed and other macroalgae could rival milk products as sources of functional ingredients such as heart healthy bioactive peptides, according to a new study.  The review of almost 100 scientific studies, published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, reports that some seaweed proteins have the same effects as the bioactive peptides found in milk products and dairy products, […]
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  • Aurora Algae edges closer to omega-3 EPA commercialization

    California’s Aurora Algae has signed off on the engineering contract for its commercial facility in Western Australia, as the company edges towards the production of thousands of tonnes of algae-based biomass annually. The company announced this week that MWH and John Holland (JH) have been awarded the initial engineering contract, a move which is claimed to represent the start of […]
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