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Ahiflower® Oil

Ahiflower® Oil is pressed and extracted from the seeds of non-genetically modified variety of the corn gromwell (Buglossoides arvensis), an annual or biennial herbaceous plant of the Boraginaceae family. The plant is commercially grown in Great Britain, Canada and the United States as well as in the southern hemisphere. We distribute Ahiflower® Oil under the trademarked name of our supplier.  

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Uniquely rich in stearidonic acid
High content of oleic acid
Rich in omega-3 and -6 fatty acids

Characteristic properties

  • Uniquely rich in stearidonic acid (SDA, omega-3, C18:4) and gamma-linolenic acid (omega-6; C18:3), which are essential fatty acids
  • The advantage of SDA is the efficiency in which it can be converted to eicosapentaenoic acid (omega-3, C20:5).
  • Rich source of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids
  • High content of linoleic acid (omega-6, C18:2) and alpha-linolenic acid (omega-3, C18:3), two essential fatty acids
  • Vegan alternative to fish oils

Areas of application


  • Beneficial edible oil thanks to its nutritionally important fatty acids’ ratio
  • Ideal for ice cream, dairy products, spreadable fats and mueslis


  • As a natural moisturizer, Ahiflower® Oil has an anti-inflammatory and regenerative effect
  • Suitable for a variety of cosmetic products

Animal nutrition & care

  • Energy-rich and beneficial supplement to quality horse feed
  • In the pet food industry, the unique combination of essential omega-3, -6 and -9 fatty acids supports the nutritional needs of dogs
  • Important source of alpha-linolenic acid (omega-3, C18:3)
  • Possible alternative to the use of fish oils thanks to high content of stearidonic acid (omega-3, C18:4) 


Jan-Christoph Morisse

Head of animal nutrition & care
 - Europe

Tel +49 421 5239-46437

Sven Ronge

Head of export sales

Tel +49 421 5239-46139


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