An ice cream mix (14% fat, 40% solids) was supplemented with an algae oil emulsion to provide 300 mg ω-3 fatty acids per 65 g serving. After addition of the emulsion, the ice cream mix was flavored with either vanilla or strawberry liquid flavoring, frozen and hardened. Trained and consumer panel sensory tests were performed on the product within 2 weeks of manufacture. Trained panel evaluations were used to scale the level of fishy off-flavor and consumer sensory evaluations were done to assess the overall acceptability of the products. The trained panel could distinguish a stronger fishy flavor in both algae-oil supplemented ice creams. The consumer panel rated all products as "moderately liked" although they significantly preferred the control vanilla ice cream to co-3 fatty acid enriched vanilla ice cream and the ω-3 fatty acid enriched strawberry ice cream over the control strawberry ice cream.
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