According to a 2021 Natural Marketing Institute study, consumers who chose gummies as their preferred supplement form increased significantly, by 137% from 2011 to 2020
Natures Crops International (NCI), a manufacturer of specialty oils for nutraceutical, food, beverage, personal care and animal nutrition applications, has announced functional gummy supplements containing Ahiflower oil are now available from health and wellness brand, Forest Remedies.
Ahiflower is a regeneratively grown vegan alternative to fish and flax oils, providing comprehensive omega nutrition and health benefits backed by human clinical trials and the most complete and balanced omegas.
The line of plant-based supplements include Multi Omega 3-6-9 Ahiflower Oil, designed to support heart, brain, skin and joint health and available as vegan gummies or vegan soft gels. The Elderberry Immune Multi Omega 3-6-9 + Ahiflower Oil supplement provides immune and wellness support. Ahiflower oil is combined with pure elderberry extract, reportedly rich in antioxidants and vitamins, to support the immune system and overall health and wellness.
The gummies mark another milestone in novel delivery formats for Ahiflower oil. Gummies have historically presented a number of processing challenges as a vehicle for delivering high-PUFA oils. Natural oxidation challenges can lead to perceptible rancidity and off-putting tastes.
Forest Remedies says it has leveraged developments in formulation, blending and processing to help to minimise oxidation and allow for stable dosages and flavour profiles.
According to a 2021 Natural Marketing Institute study, consumers who chose gummies as their preferred supplement form increased significantly, by 137% from 2011 to 2020.
Ahiflower is part of NCI’s Crop Assured 365 system, enabling full traceability, while these supplements are packaged in biodegradable, plastic-free recycled paperboard and eco-sourced wood cellulose fibres.