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Cyvex Nutrition added Alfalfa 95% to its line of “green” antioxidant offerings. Alfalfa 95% is made from sodium copper chlorophyllin which is derived from nutritionally rich alfalfa plants and can be used for neutralizing body odors, regulating the digestive tract, eliminating toxins from the body and healing wounds. The product is suitable for food, beverage and supplement formulations.

CreAgri Inc. launched a new hydroxytyrosol formulation, HIDROX 12%, as an addition to its line of organic olive polyphenolic ingredients. HIDROX 12% is made from juice recovered during the milling of olive oil and, according to the company, it has strong antioxidant properties. It can be used in cosmetics,  foods and beverages.

Cargill is introducing Clear Valley Omega-3 Oil, a new oil made from canola and flax seed. According to the company, it received it GRAS, contains up to 30% of ALA and provides at least 160 mg of ALA. It also is neutral in taste and is shelf-stable for nine months. Clear Valley Omega-3 Oil can be used in baked goods, crackers, snacks and spreads.

Helios Corp. is launching a newly developed calamari oil called Omega Clear. According to the company, the source of the oil originates from the coastal waters of Argentina. The end product has high levels of DHA and EPA and low levels of dioxin, furan and heavy metals.
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The aisles of Chicago’s McCormick Place Convention Center were crowded as 21,500 food industry professionals attended the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting and Food Expo in mid-July.

Once every two years, researchers from around the world convene at the Conference of the International Coenzyme Q10 Association to discuss the latest science on coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), including its mitochondrial, metabolic and neurological effects.

cyvexCyvex Nutrition offers Cognisetin, “a fisetin-based ingredient that has been shown to stimulate the signaling pathways that enhance long-term memory,” says the company. The firm notes that Cognisetin has much research support for its role in neuroprotection. Fisetin is a flavonoid found in fruits and vegetables such as strawberries.