Championing Omega-3 Eggs with LinPRO
Eggs are the leaders of Omega-3 enriched foods, and we at O&T Farms are helping egg producers, food processors and grocery retailers to maximize their efforts to meet consumer demands for functional and organic food products. Our linPRO animal feed ingredients are rich in the Omega-3 fatty acid α-linolenic acid (ALA) and offers both conventional and organic opportunities for the development of Omega-3 egg products, naturally.
Omega-3 Eggs, the Natural Choice
- Increase Omega-3 content of eggs by > 400% with linPRO
- Improve Omega-6:Omega:3 ratio to support human health
- Same delicious and familiar taste
The Sunnyside of Omega-3 Eggs: Benefits for Human Health
The Omeag-3 fatty acid ALA has been identified as an essential nutrient, meaning it is necessary to sustain human health; however, it can only be obtained through the diet. Currently, human consumption of ALA and total Omega-3 fatty acids is believed to be lacking, and may be responsible for increased incidence of certain diseases and cancers. Therefore, consumers are looking for nutrient rich food products that help improve availability of these important fatty acids and contribute toward their overall health.
Eggs are a popular and versatile food choice around the world, so it's not surprising that they have lead the way in value-add Omega-3 food production. Decades of collaborative industry research lead to identify strategies for improving the fatty acid profile of eggs through the bird's diet. Through these efforts, O&T Farms has perfected the linPRO process necessary to effectively transfer Omega-3 fatty acids from the diet of the bird into eggs for consumer consumption.
The Difference is in the Feed
LinPROis an extruded feed product containing Non-GMO ingredients such as flaxseed and peas that provide a naturally better dietary source of protein, energy and Omeag-3 fatty acids for laying hens. The unique processing parameters used to manufacture linPRO deactivate anti-nutritional factors commonly associated with flaxseed and improve the digestibility of nutrients by the birds.
Available for both conventional and organic egg production, linPRO is easy-to-use on-farm, is palatable and safe for the birds, and has an exceptional shelf-life.