How ahiflower oil adds value to functional beverages

Do your functional beverages need a nutritional boost?  Are you looking for a plant-based substitute for fish oil?  We’ve got the solution for you!

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How to use ahiflower oil

“Ahiflower seed oil is the most biologically advanced, complete and balanced plant-based source of omega 3+6 essential fatty acids” (Nature’s Crops).  At Blue Pacific, our beverage developers use it to add nutritional value and functional benefits to shakes, smoothies, plant milks, coffee creamers, powdered drink mixes, and more.  

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Where does ahiflower oil come from?

Ahiflower® oil is extracted from the ahiflower seed, a wildflower that is indigenous to the UK countryside.  Watch this video from our partners at Nature’s Crops to see how ahiflower farmers sustainably grow and harvest this special plant:

The ahiflower seed is the most balanced, plant-based source of essential fatty acids such as omega-3 and omega-6.  This omega-rich oil can be added to functional beverages to support a healthy heart, brain, immunity, skin, and inflammation response.  Download this white paper to learn more about the science behind Ahiflower® Oil.

Benefits for functional beverages

Because of its plant origin and neutral sensory profile, Ahiflower® is a great choice when your functional beverage needs to be:

  • Allergen free
  • Vegetarian or vegan
  • Sustainably sourced

and when it is sensitive to:

  • Fish/marine flavors
Farmer picking an ahiflower blossom

How to use ahiflower oil in functional beverages

Ahiflower® is available in both oil and powder forms, enabling it to be used in a wide variety of food and beverage applications.  Maybe you’ll develop a vegan hot cocoa mix enriched with Ahiflower® powder or a keto shake fortified with Ahiflower® oil.  Our beverage development team and food scientists have experience using this functional ingredient in many applications.  We are happy to help you formulate with Ahiflower® – contact us today!

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