Reaction continues to roll in on the recent Cochrane review that found little evidence supporting the cardiovascular benefits of omega-3s. Experts questioned the underlying assumptions in how the review was put together.
A Tasmanian dairy which is said to have launched the world's first yogurt made from milk containing naturally occurring omega-3 is seeing sales growing by 30% year-on-year — and it is now targeting exports to Asia.
China's omega-3 market appears to be at a tipping point, with slowly rising consumer awareness being buoyed by both the ingredient's sports nutrition potential and growing opportunities for personalised nutrition.
Dietary ingredients have still mostly escaped the most recent iteration of tariff lists for Chinese goods released by the Trump Administration. The real risk is not to the bottom line but to trade relationships in general, experts in the industry agree.
BASF's human nutrition brand Newtrition has gained exclusive distribution rights to market Aussie consumer healthcare firm Xerion's omega-3 test kits, thanks to a new three-year agreement between the two companies.