WAREHAM, Mass., Nov 16, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Decas Cranberry Products, Inc. (DCP), the largest independently-owned cranberry ingredient company in the world, today introduced Omega-3 fortified sweetened dried cranberries (SDCs). The new premium cranberry product is enhanced with OmegaCran(R) cranberry seed oil and provides approximately 240 mg of Omega-3 fatty acids per 1/3 cup serving of SDCs.
OmegaCran(R) is a superb source of antioxidants and vitamin E and contains high-levels of Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids which are known for their health promoting characteristics. Decas' SDCs are already a well-known all natural fruit snack and with the addition of Omega-3 fatty acids, it further boosts their healthy appeal.
Omega-3 fortified SDCs are the latest addition to DCP's popular family of cranberry-based specialty ingredients which includes cranberry concentrate, SDCs, and fresh cranberries. Applications for the new premium product include, but are not limited to, healthy snacks, cereals, yogurt, muffins, salads, cookies, pancakes, breads, and desserts.
"DCP is committed to providing the world with the most advanced and innovative cranberry-based ingredients", said Nick Decas, vice president sales, DCP. "We now offer Omega-3 fortified SDCs along with our extensive list of SDC products including organic, fruit-juice sweetened, multiple flavors and sizes."