GTC to distribute omega-3 ingredient

by Jeff Gelski
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GTC Nutrition, Golden, Colo., is now the exclusive distributor of Nu-Mega Ingredients’ line of DHA-rich refined tuna oil and microencapsulated high Omega-3 containing powders. The ingredients may be added to such foods as bread, bakery items and milk with no impact on flavor.

Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is an omega-3 fatty acid. Nu-Mega’s product line includes Driphorm and ThermoMax microencapsulated Hi-DHA tuna fish oils and long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid oils. Nu-Mega Ingredients is a subsidiary of Clover Corp. Ltd., Sydney, Australia.

"GTC Nutrition and Nu-Mega Ingredients are well-positioned to meet the increasing global demand for nutritionally important omega-3 oils," said Patrick Smith, president of GTC Nutrition, a business unit of Corn Products International, Inc. "Incorporating Nu-Mega’s unique Omega-3 DHA ingredients into our portfolio expands our solutions-based offerings in the area of cognitive health.

"It also provides GTC with another ingredient solution for cardiovascular support and other meaningful health benefits."

For more information, visit www.gtcnutritionsolutions.com.

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