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Omegablue® is a source of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). It capitalizes on the four decades’ experience Indena has had with bilberries (Vaccinum myrtillus fruits). Extracted from the seeds of this unique berry, OmegaBlue® provides α-linolenic acid (ALA, omega-3) and linoleic acid (LA, omega-6), two fatty acids capable of maintaining normal blood cholesterol concentrations. Compared to other botanical PUFA sources, OmegaBlue® is characterized by a very high omega-3 content.

Ingredient Name: Bilberry Seed Oil

Functions: Fatty Acid & Lipid

Labeling Claims: Organic, Pesticide-free

Certifications & Compliance: COSMOS, ECOCERT, EFSA (European Food Safety Authority) Certified, Organic Certified

Benefit Claims (Health): Cholesterol Management, Lowers Elevated Triglycerides, Supports Cardiovascular health

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Identification & Functionality

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Features & Benefits

Labeling Claims
Product Overview
  • OMEGABLUE® is obtained from Vaccinium myrtillus L., a small shrub growing on hilly heaths and underbush throughout Central and Northern Europe.
  • It grows wild, pesticide free in the boreal uncontaminated Northern European forests and, differently from blueberries, its fruits are not produced in clusters, but only as single, or rarely, twin fruit.
  • Because this morphological characteristic and their growing location, bilberry fruits are difficult to harvest. In fact, they need to be mostly handpicked, as they are susceptible to mechanical damage from picking rakes.

OMEGABLUE® is a CO2 extract, produced from the tiny Vaccinium myrtillus berry seeds, obtained from an uncontaminated and green source by a green process:

  • source essential polyunsaturated fatty acids as α- linolenic acid (ALA) and linoleic acid (LA)
  • the ratio between the omega-6 and omega-3 is optimally balanced (about 1 to 1) and thus OMEGABLUE® helps to balance the excess omega-6 fatty acids typical today western diet.
Health Benefits

Cardiovascular Health, Cholesterol levels maintenance, Healthy blood triglyceride levels

Applications & Uses

Food & Nutrition Applications
Use Level
min. 1.1 g/day


Yellowish oil
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Total Fatty Acidsmin. 80%-
Total Polyunsaturated Fatty Acidsmin. 50%-

Regulatory & Compliance

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OMEGABLUE® into Action

OMEGABLUE® is a standardized CO2 extract constituted by more than 80% of total fatty acids and more than 50% of total polyunsaturated fatty acids such as Alfa Linolenic Acid (ALA, omega-3) and linoleic acid (LA, omega-6). EFSA (European Food Safety Agency) has approved several claims highlighting the positive effects of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids on cardiovascular system, for example ALA contributes to the maintenance of normal cholesterol levels.