Omega-3 Fatty Acid

Functional foodstuffs: The challenge of omega-3 in finished products

Functional foodstuffs: The challenge of omega-3 in finished products

By Nathan Gray in Frankfurt

The challenge of getting beneficial omega-3 fatty acids into finished products is a big one for the food ingredients and manufacturing industry. But how can suppliers and manufacturers work to get these ingredients into a wider range of products?

Maternal supplementation with omega-3s could modify the infant gut and reduce the risk of allergies, say the  researchers.

Maternal omega-3 intake may influence childhood allergy

By Nathan Gray

Omega-3 fatty acids may aid the development of the infant gut and improve how gut immune cells respond to bacteria and foreign substances, making the baby less likely to suffer from allergies in the long term, according to new research in pigs.

There are 29 approved nutrition claims in the European Union

Nutrition claims made simple for food marketers

By Sarah Hills

Food manufacturers and marketers who are “irked” by tight nutrition claim regulations are being offered practical steps to ensure they comply with the rules whilst remaining competitive.

Spotlight

Follow us

Featured Events

View more

Products

View more

Webinars

Featured Suppliers

All suppliers