Eicosapentaenoic Acid

Icelandic omega-3 firm doubles capacity

Icelandic omega-3 firm doubles capacity

By Shane Starling

Iceland-based omega-3 and fish oil specialist Lysi is doubling input and output capacity at its central production facility in the island’s capital, Reykjavik.

Omega-3 again linked to lower inflammation: Study

Omega-3 again linked to lower inflammation: Study

By Stephen Daniells

Increased blood levels of omega-3s are associated with lower levels of compounds linked to inflammation and heart disease, says a new study that strengthens the heart health benefits of the fatty acids.

Martek: End of an era

Martek name to disappear as DSM creates new Nutritional Lipids business

By Elaine Watson

Seven months after sealing a billion dollar deal to acquire Martek, DSM has created Nutritional Lipids, a new division that will combine Martek’s algal omega-3 and omega-6 products and DSM Nutritional Products’ polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) portfolio.

Van Der Meulen: Scale, efficiency, sustainability

Special edition: Omega-3

Aurora Algae ups ante in omega-3 market with plans for Q4, 2012 launch

By Elaine Watson

Aurora Algae – the firm promising to turn up the heat in the algal omega-3 market by producing a concentrated 65% EPA-rich oil on a completely new scale – aims to ship out its first commercial products in the fourth quarter of 2012.

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.

All-conquering omega-3 market set for further growth

Special edition: Omega-3

All-conquering omega-3 market set for further growth

By Stephen Daniells

The market for omega-3 food, beverage and supplements in the US is over $5 billion with saturation point nowhere in sight, but how does the market break down, what are the up-and-coming sources, and where will we go in future?

AlgaeBio unveils production stats as algal omega-3 market heats up

AlgaeBio unveils production stats as algal omega-3 market heats up

By Elaine Watson

Algae Biosciences Corporation – a high-profile new entrant to the omega-3 fatty acid market – has unveiled detailed figures on anticipated production volumes after finalizing a deal to build the first phase of its new production facility near Holbrook...

Polyphenols in red wine may protect omega-3s in blood plasma, leading to a healthier heart.

Research suggests basis for red wine heart benefits

By Nathan Gray

A new study suggests red wine polyphenols may protect omega-3 fatty acids from breaking down in the body, offering a possible mechanism for the cardiovascular benefits associated with red wine consumption.

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