MARIS EPA/DHA Omega-3 IngredientsSmart solutions for functional foodsand supplementsMay, 2011             Imperial-Oel-Imp...
About us • Ingredient specialist, international focus • Natural oils and fats since 1920 • Strong focus on premium omega-3...
Body‘s Lipid Building Blocks  Omega-3 fatty acids Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and  Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) have proven ...
Humans need it, naturally  The human body naturally runs on Omega-3 EPA/DHA:  • Homo Sapien‟s origin is in African coastal...
EPA/DHA: Health Benefits More than 9,000 scientific studies on omega-3 so far. Consensus among researchers: Sufficient EPA...
When did you last eat fish?                                                                               • A balanced die...
Fish: Protecting your heart                                                Ischaemic heart disease, mortality  Countries w...
ALA vs. EPA/DHA • From agricultural sources (e.g. rapeseed oil, flax seed oil):    short chain Omega-3 (n-3 PUFA), such as...
EPA/DHA recommendations• EFSA:     250 mg EPA/DHA per day;            200 mg DHA for pregnant and lactating women• Interna...
EU Health ClaimsVery strong EU EFSA health claim opinions:• EPA and DHA contribute to the normal function of the heart:  2...
European RDI / Nutrition Claims EU Dietary Reference Values / EFSA Opinions: • Adults and children from 2 years: 250 mg EP...
MARIS EPA/DHA Omega-3 • Premium EPA/DHA ingredients for food and liquid / chewable   supplements • 100 % neutral taste and...
MARIS OIL ED 0222 • Source: Fresh, wild tuna • Target: Infant formula, babies„ and kids„ foods, functional foods and   liq...
MARIS OIL ED 1111 • Source: Sustainably farmed cod • Target: Functional foods and liquid/chewable supplements • Balanced E...
MARIS POWDER ED 0106 • Source: Made from Maris ED 0222 • Micro-encapsulated, free-flowing powder. Ingredients: Glucose syr...
MARIS EPA/DHA Omega-3 Also available: • Innovative nano-emulsions for clear beverages • Milk protein based emulsions for d...
Antragsformularen für die Bewilligung einer Zuwendung für Messebeteiligungen (Inland und Ausland)   Get in touch.         ...
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Overview of EPA/DHA's health benefits, currecnt health and nutrition claims and IOI's range of premium, neutral taste MARIS EPA/DHA ingredients. www.maris-omega3.com.

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  1. 1. MARIS EPA/DHA Omega-3 IngredientsSmart solutions for functional foodsand supplementsMay, 2011 Imperial-Oel-Import Handelsgesellschaft mbH, April 2008 May, 2011
  2. 2. About us • Ingredient specialist, international focus • Natural oils and fats since 1920 • Strong focus on premium omega-3 ingredients • Decade-long experience in fish oils • R&D support for formulation and process Imperial-Oel-Import Handelsgesellschaft mbH, April 2008 May, 2011
  3. 3. Body‘s Lipid Building Blocks Omega-3 fatty acids Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) have proven to contribute to health and development: • Important part of blood lipid‟s composition • Important in cell membranes, up to 40 % of brain lipids are DHA • Important part of mother milk‟s fats • Cannot be build by the body (“essential”), intake by food mandatory Imperial-Oel-Import Handelsgesellschaft mbH, April 2008 May, 2011
  4. 4. Humans need it, naturally The human body naturally runs on Omega-3 EPA/DHA: • Homo Sapien‟s origin is in African coastal regions • Our ancestors‟ natural diet was high in fish – easier to catch than animals on land • Today‟s diet is too high in plant-derived Omega-6, too low in fish- derived Omega-3 • Critical EPA/DHA shortage in most Western countries Imperial-Oel-Import Handelsgesellschaft mbH, April 2008 May, 2011
  5. 5. EPA/DHA: Health Benefits More than 9,000 scientific studies on omega-3 so far. Consensus among researchers: Sufficient EPA/DHA supply • Reduces the risk for cardiovascular diseases • Help kid‟s brains and eyes develop properly • Helps maintaining healthy brain function Further indication that EPA/DHA • May prevent Alzheimer‟s disease • May prevent certain types of cancer, • May protect bones and joints, improve muscle recovery after exercise Imperial-Oel-Import Handelsgesellschaft mbH, April 2008 May, 2011
  6. 6. When did you last eat fish? • A balanced diet rich in fish is Daily Intake of Omega3 [mg] essential for a healthy cardiovascular 600 500* and nervous system. 400 • Health authorities recommend that 200 fish should be eaten two times a 67,5** week. 0 recommended actual • On average, fish is not eaten more * Recommendation ISSFAL ** Approximation based on average fish consumption according to NVS, D-2008 than twice a month; 16 per cent of German consumers never eat fish. Imperial-Oel-Import Handelsgesellschaft mbH, April 2008 May, 2011
  7. 7. Fish: Protecting your heart Ischaemic heart disease, mortality Countries with rates, 2002 traditionally higher fish 300 consumption, such as 250 Japan, have a manifold 200 lower rate of heart 150 275,5 247,6 disease cases 100 compared to Germany 50 66,1 or the US. 0 Japan Germany United States Age standardized death rates per 100.000 people Source: OECD Health Data 2005 Imperial-Oel-Import Handelsgesellschaft mbH, April 2008 May, 2011
  8. 8. ALA vs. EPA/DHA • From agricultural sources (e.g. rapeseed oil, flax seed oil): short chain Omega-3 (n-3 PUFA), such as ALA • From marine sources (fish and algae): long chain Omega-3 (n-3 LC-PUFA), such as EPA and DHA • ALA is the precursor of EPA and DHA, but the metabolism rate in the human body is extremely inefficient  EPA and DHA have to be delivered with food Imperial-Oel-Import Handelsgesellschaft mbH, April 2008 May, 2011
  9. 9. EPA/DHA recommendations• EFSA: 250 mg EPA/DHA per day; 200 mg DHA for pregnant and lactating women• International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (ISSFAL): 500 mg EPA/DHA per day• American Heart Association: 1 – 4 g EPA/DHA per day (for groups with high heart risk) Imperial-Oel-Import Handelsgesellschaft mbH, April 2008 May, 2011
  10. 10. EU Health ClaimsVery strong EU EFSA health claim opinions:• EPA and DHA contribute to the normal function of the heart: 250 mg EPA+DHA / day, for the general population• DHA contributes to the maintenance of normal brain and eye function: 250 mg DHA / serving(s), for the general population• DHA and EPA contribute to maintenance of normal blood pressure / triglycerides: 2-3 g EPA+DHA / day, for adults Imperial-Oel-Import Handelsgesellschaft mbH, April 2008 May, 2011
  11. 11. European RDI / Nutrition Claims EU Dietary Reference Values / EFSA Opinions: • Adults and children from 2 years: 250 mg EPA+DHA / day • Pregnant and nursing mothers: + 100-200 mg DHA / day • Infants 7 months - 2 years: 100 mg DHA / day EU Nutrition Claims : • „Source of Omega-3 fatty acids“: 40 mg Omega-3 per 100 g / 100 kcal • „Rich in Omega-3 fatty acids“: 80 mg Omega-3 per 100 g / 100 kcal Imperial-Oel-Import Handelsgesellschaft mbH, April 2008 May, 2011
  12. 12. MARIS EPA/DHA Omega-3 • Premium EPA/DHA ingredients for food and liquid / chewable supplements • 100 % neutral taste and smell • Perfect stability • Suitable for almost any food: Milk, yoghurt, bread, pasta, soft drinks, ready-meals, infant food, cooking oils and many more • Available as natural oil, powder, nano-emulsion, oil blend • Extensive R&D support for process and formulation Imperial-Oel-Import Handelsgesellschaft mbH, April 2008 May, 2011
  13. 13. MARIS OIL ED 0222 • Source: Fresh, wild tuna • Target: Infant formula, babies„ and kids„ foods, functional foods and liquid/chewable supplements • High in DHA Total Omega-3 25 – 32 % EPA 2– 8% DHA 22 – 27 % POV max. 0.5 • Certified halal, kosher upon request Imperial-Oel-Import Handelsgesellschaft mbH, April 2008 May, 2011
  14. 14. MARIS OIL ED 1111 • Source: Sustainably farmed cod • Target: Functional foods and liquid/chewable supplements • Balanced EPA/DHA Total Omega-3 28 – 35 % EPA 11 - 14 % DHA 11 – 14 % POV max. 0.5 • Certified kosher Imperial-Oel-Import Handelsgesellschaft mbH, April 2008 May, 2011
  15. 15. MARIS POWDER ED 0106 • Source: Made from Maris ED 0222 • Micro-encapsulated, free-flowing powder. Ingredients: Glucose syrup, caseinates, whey protein, antioxidants • Target: Functional foods and supplements that do not allow the use of oil like instant drinks and dry blends • High in DHA DHA min. 6 % EPA min. 1 % Free oil max. 1 % POV max. 2 • Certified halal Imperial-Oel-Import Handelsgesellschaft mbH, April 2008 May, 2011
  16. 16. MARIS EPA/DHA Omega-3 Also available: • Innovative nano-emulsions for clear beverages • Milk protein based emulsions for dairy • Various EPA/DHA/vegetable oil blends • Customized blends and specifications • Unique sustainability certifications Imperial-Oel-Import Handelsgesellschaft mbH, April 2008 May, 2011
  17. 17. Antragsformularen für die Bewilligung einer Zuwendung für Messebeteiligungen (Inland und Ausland) Get in touch. Imperial-Oel-Import Bergstr. 11 D-20095 Hamburg Tel. +49-40-33 85 33-0 info@imperial-oel-import.de More on EPA/DHA and MARIS OMEGA-3 ingredients: www.maris-omega3.com Imperial-Oel-Import Handelsgesellschaft mbH, April 2008 May, 2011

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