Bioriginal Food & Science Corp. unveils FibrOmega(TM): A New Organic Omega-3 Flax Source of Fiber at 2003 IFT Food Expo

Saskatoon, SK Canada July 7, 2003 – FibrOmega™, a stabilized, organic, omega-3-rich flax fiber source will be introduced by Bioriginal Food & Science Corp. at the 2003 Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Food Expo.

FibrOmega is a new nutritionally-rich natural fiber product derived from carefully selected organic, non-GMO, kosher-certified flaxseeds, designed to increase fiber and omega-3 consumption. A typical nutritional profile of FibrOmega has a fiber content of 42.6% (60% soluble and 40% insoluble) and an omega-3 content of 5.5%. The product is also gluten and allergen free. FibrOmega is ideal for food applications and for dietary supplements.

“Research has proven increased fiber and omega-3 intakes are instrumental in aiding health concerns such as weight management, heart disease, diabetes and digestive disorders, and for preventing certain types of cancer,” explains Karlene Karst, R.D., co-author of Healthy Fats for Life. “Flaxseed offers high omega-3 content, large quantities of soluble and insoluble fiber and is the richest source of lignans.”

FibrOmega is a fiber source suitable for enriching various dietary supplements, meal replacement products, and functional foods. Improved functionality, stability and a rich, nutty taste are prime features of FibrOmega. In addition to fiber and omega-3s, FibrOmega is a great source of lignans and proteins. These nutrients benefit a number of health conditions including digestive disorders, high cholesterol, diabetes, weight loss, osteoporosis, certain types of cancers, and menopausal symptoms.

Bioriginal Food & Science Corp. will be showcasing FibrOmega, as well as other innovative omega-3 food ingredients at booth #5214, during IFT’s Food Expo July 12-16 in Chicago.

For additional information on FibrOmega™, please contact Cameron Kupper, Sales Manager at (306) 975-1166.


Bioriginal Food & Science Corp. is the world’s leading supplier of essential fatty acids, including flax, evening primrose, borage, black currant, and fish, as well as CLA. Delivery systems range from bulk oil and capsules, to finished, packaged product. In addition to the standard oil or seed formats, Bioriginal can also supply concentrated oil and water-soluble powders. For more information on Bioriginal or their products, please visit

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