WINSTON-SALEM, NC, July 12, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Natures Crops International (NCI), manufacturer of specialty oils for dietary supplements, nutraceuticals, food and personal care products, has an exclusive USA Supply relationship with Purina Animal Nutrition (a division of Land O’Lakes, Inc.) for Ahiflower® oil in nutritional supplements for horses.

Purina® OmegaMatch ™ Ahiflower® Oil Supplement is a plant-based, very tasty omega-3 supplement. As noted on the website, OmegaMatch Ahiflower is “a truly unrivaled source of omega. Ahiflower® oil contains more omegas than other vegetable oils commonly fed to horses. The unique fatty acid profile provides benefits associated with fish oil and evening primrose oil, olive oil, and flaxseed oil. ”

When the Purina product development team, led by Dr. Mary Beth Gordon, learned about the unique fatty acid composition in Ahiflower Oil – with the richest combined omega-3 SDA and omega-6 GLA levels and a total polyunsaturated fatty acid content of 85% – and engaged in research into its palatability and desiccation Omega-3 metabolism in horses. Through research led by Dr. Robert Jacobs, they found that Ahiflower Oil has high palatability and an ability to better match the omega nutritional effects of pasture grasses in horses. They quickly realized that this would fill an important gap for horses that do not have regular access to fresh pasture, hence the name “OmegaMatch”. The team’s first results were recently published in the Journal of Equine Veterinary Science.

Started in April 2021, the OmegaMatch Ahiflower Oil product has significantly exceeded Purina’s early sales forecasts and is used by avid horse owners across the world USAwho consistently reported visibly better mobility, recovery after training, mental fitness and skin / coat benefits in their horses.

Andrew Hebard, CEO of Natures Crops, said, “Through the branding of Purina, OmegaMatch Ahiflower Oil is available nationwide and offers horse owners important benefits in all equestrian disciplines from dressage, eventing and jumping to western performance, endurance and riding and enjoyment riding. We believe that Ahiflower Oil is the most complete and balanced “multi-omega” from a regenerative plant source. We are delighted with the overwhelmingly positive feedback from horse owners as Purina is helping to increase awareness of the extensive benefits of Ahiflower supplementation expand horses. “

NCI endeavors to establish further supply relationships with horses and pets in. to develop Canada and is in advanced talks with leading horse brands in the EU and UK.

For more information contact: [email protected].

SOURCE Natures Crops International


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