Demand for flax in nutritional products is anticipated to continue strong, buoyed by rising consumer awareness of health benefi ts from Omega-3 fatty acids.
Datamonitor projects a 60% annual growth rate for omega-3 fatty acids from 2002 to 2011, fueled in large part by soaring demand for fl ax, according to data presented in an April 2007 Web cast prepared for Flax Canada 2015 and Prepared Foods magazine.
Once a staple crop of early American
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