Canadian Co-op Atlantic to stock Omega 3 pork
Co-op Atlantic, Canadian retailer will join with
Natural Organic Food Group (NOFG) to introduce a new line of Omega 3 pork
products in its supermarkets.
NOFG supplies the Pei Pork brand of Omega 3 pork products. These products
originate from local farms where, according to Mario Maillet, president of NOFG,
"the pigs are fed with a mix of roasted soybeans and flaxseed".
First to offer
Vice-president of Co-op Atlantic, Robert
Lemoine, is clearly enthusiastic about the new range of products stating that
the company is the first in Canada to offer Omega 3 pork to consumers.
A survey conducted by the Nutrition Business Journal indicated that 80% of
consumers are interested in consuming functional food products and 60% are
knowledge about the benefits of Omega 3.
â€¢ Co-op Atlantic
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