COLUMBIA, Md., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Martek Biosciences (Nasdaq: MATK) announced today that life'sDHA(TM), its patented, vegetarian form of DHA omega-3 for brain, eye and heart health, is now available to consumers in the new 15 oz. Challenge Spreadable Butter from Challenge Dairy Products, Inc. Challenge 15 oz. Spreadable Butter can be found in supermarkets throughout the Northwest.
Founded in 1911, Challenge Dairy Products, Inc., is a cooperative association responsible for the marketing and distribution of dairy products produced from over 600 large, family-owned dairies. Challenge Butter is the largest selling brand in the Western U.S. Challenge also markets Danish Creamery Butter, a strong brand in Southern California and the San Joaquin Valley.
"Challenge Spreadable Butter illustrates how Martek's life'sDHA can be added to food products that are already staples in many households," said Angela Tsetsis, vice president, commercial for Martek. "We're pleased to be working with Challenge Dairy to offer consumers healthier choices in products they use every day."
DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) omega-3 is a long-chain omega-3 fatty acid
that serves as a primary building block for the brain and the eyes and
supports brain, eye and cardiovascular health throughout life. There is a
large and growing body of scientific evidence demonstrating that people of
all ages, from infants to aging adults, benefit from an adequate supply of
DHA omega-3 in their diets. Several recent scientific reviews have noted
the importance of DHA omega-3 in proper brain and eye development and
function, and there are large clinical studies underway to evaluate its
role in decreasing the prevalence of certain neurological
|SOURCE Martek Biosciences|
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