Oceans Omega, a leading supplier of water-soluble omega-3 EPA and DHA ingredients for food, beverage, nutritional and pet care products, announced today the world's first commercially produced omega-3 fortified gelatins. Oceans Omega has produced the omega-3 fortified gelatins in partnership with Lakeview Farms. Lakeview Farms is a manufacturer of gelatins, cheese spreads, desserts, snacks, dips and other specialty products. Each cup of omega-3 enhanced gelatin delivers 32mg of essential omega-3s (EPA/DHA), has ten calories and is gluten free. The enhanced gelatins are available in four tasty flavors – Strawberry, Orange, Passion Fruit and Pink Grapefruit.
"We are excited to be the first company in the world to produce omega-3 fortified gelatins, featuring our proprietary ingredients," said Benjamin D. Mamola, Chief Executive Officer of Oceans Omega. "Working collaboratively with Lakeview Farms and our supply chain partners made this substantial achievement possible."
Oceans Omega has incorporated premiere highly purified omega-3 branded oils into their gelatins including Meg-3™, life'sDHA™ and OmegaActiv®. Oceans Omega's technology provides water-soluble and stabilized omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA for use in standard manufacturing processes including cold-fill, hot-fill and carbonation. Omega-3 fatty acids support cognitive function in children and seniors, which makes gelatins an ideal delivery form.
"It is extremely gratifying to have produced the world's first omega-3 fortified gelatin in partnership with Oceans Omega" said Gene Graves, CEO of Lakeview Farms. "Oceans Omega's ingredient technology is extraordinary."