Products will be used in aquaculture and pet food applications
July 29, 2015
DSM Nutritional Products Ltd. and Evonik Nutrition & Care GmbH have entered into a joint development agreement for algae-based omega-3 fatty acid products for animal nutrition, in particular in aquaculture and pet food applications.
For the first time, scientists have successfully grown an oilseed crop developed to produce omega-3 oils in its seeds, presenting the possibility of a more sustainable alternative to fish oil in the future.
Researchers have announced the results of a field-scale experiment growing the oilseed plant, Camelina sativa (also known as false flax), which has been genetically modified to make in their seeds the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oils.