Denomega's and GAT Food Essentials Omega-3 Available For Use In Tetra PakS FlexDos(TM) System

Denomega Nutritional Oils (Denomega) and GAT Food Essentials (GAT) announced today that their common product DENOMEGA GAT 100 will be made available in Tetra Pak’s FlexDos™ system.

DENOMEGA GAT 100 combines Denomega’s high quality omega-3 fish oils and GAT’s innovative microencapsulation technology in a ready-to-use, taste and odor free, and stable functional food ingredient. Tetra Pak’s know-how and expertise in sophisticated dosage and packaging solutions further enhances the simplicity of adding the ingredient DENOMEGA GAT 100 to functional dairy and beverage products.

“The option to offer our product DENOMEGA GAT 100 in Tetra Pak’s FlexDos™ system is a great addition to our portfolio” says Stefan Thueringer, Business Development and Marketing Manager at GAT. “The development clearly shows the potential to offer all of GAT’s micro-encapsulated active ingredients in a sophisticated and easy-to-use dosage system for the industry”.

Espen Thomassen from Denomega adds: “In our effort to continuously simplify the use of our omega-3 oils, Tetra Pak’s FlexDos™ system is a logical extension. Being able to offer our oils not only in a micro-encapsulated version but also in a modern dosage solution is a clear advantage for Denomega”.

“FlexDos™ flexible dosing unit makes the aseptic dosing of this high quality omega-3 from GAT and Denomega safe, simple and economical” concludes Daniel Gejde from Tetra Pak.

The companies will be available at the Value Added Dairy 2007, taking place this week in Copenhagen, Denmark, from February 27th to 28th.

Denomega Nutritional Oils:
Denomega Nutritional Oils is a world leader of high quality omega-3 oils focusing on refining and sales of marine based oils. Operating as part of Borregaard Ingredients, Denomega combines a long tradition of dealing with natural specialty compounds and an uncompromised commitment to quality.

GAT Food Essentials:
GAT Food Essentials is an innovative technology company and considered one of Europe’s leading microencapsulation specialists. GAT’s proprietary technology enables food companies to incorporate sensitive active ingredients in almost any food application ensuring perfect stability during modern production processes and longterm shelf lives.

Tetra Pak
The FlexDos™ ingredient dosing system from Tetra Pak is a new technology, designed to simplify the production of functional liquid foods and beverages, enabling manufacturers to quickly and competitively respond to market needs with innovative new products. The aseptic dosing system ensures the stability of heat-, oxygen- and light-sensitive ingredients.

Fur further information, please contact Stefan Thueringer, GAT Microencapsulation AG (e-mail:
[email protected]; phone +43 2624 53922) or Espen Thomassen, Denomega Nutritional Oils (e-mail:
[email protected]; phone +47 41 54 25 08).

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