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Refined Hemp Seed Oil: A Nutritional Powerhouse for Pet Foods

As an ingredient buyer in the pet food sector, your mission is to provide the best quality products that promote the health and wellbeing of our animal companions. You're always on the lookout for new, innovative ingredients that can enhance the nutritional profile of pet foods while also being cost-effective and sustainable. Enter Blue Sky Hemp Ventures Refined Hemp Seed Oil — a nutrient-rich marvel that ticks all the right boxes.

What is Refined Hemp Seed Oil?

Derived from hemp seeds, this fully refined, non-GMO oil is an on-trend, healthy, and planet-friendly ingredient. Unlike cold-pressed hemp seed oil, the refined variant undergoes a unique process to remove color, taste, and odor, while retaining 95% of the seeds' fatty acid composition. This includes polyunsaturated fatty acids, linoleic acid, essential acids, and healthy fats such as omega-6 and omega-3.

This meticulous process not only results in a superior product, with a longer shelf life -  but also offers a more cost-effective solution for various pet food and equine applications. It's important to note that our refined hemp seed oil is entirely free from psychoactive ingredients, ensuring the safety and well-being of your pets and horses. 

Why It's Excellent for Pets

The health benefits of hemp seed oil come from its high content of three polyunsaturated fatty acids: linoleic acid, alpha-linolenic acid, and gamma-linolenic acid. Additionally, its ratio of omega-6 (linoleic acid) to omega-3 (alpha-linolenic acid) fatty acids is 3:1. These properties lend this oil particularly well for nutritional applications.

  • Nutritional Supplement: The oil serves as a valuable nutritional supplement for pets, providing essential omega-3 fatty acids and gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) that are thought to support overall health and well-being.
  • Skin and Coat Health: For pets, especially dogs, hemp seed oil acts as an external remedy that could alleviate dry skin, enhance fur and coat quality, and strengthen nails.

  • Soreness Relief: The oil may aid in relieving soreness, contributing to joint and muscle health.
  • Caloric Source: Extracted from hemp seeds, the oil can be used as a source of calories in pet diets, providing energy for performance and daily activities.

The New Equine Stable Staple

The equestrian community has embraced hemp seed oil, as a revolutionary addition to sport horse feed, nutrition, and performance. Refined hemp seed oil boasts a plethora of benefits  with research suggesting the following benefits: 

  1. Proven Anti-inflammatory: Studies show a reduction in inflammatory conditions while providing bone and joint health. 
  2. Hormonal Balance: Free of estrogen mimickers, ensuring hormonal equilibrium.
  3. Easy Absorption: Naturally lactose, gluten, and trypsin-free for seamless absorption.
  4. Balanced Fatty Acids: Contains the perfect ratio of omega 9, 6, and 3, along with gamma-linolenic acid.
  5. Heart Health: Enhances cardiovascular function with the right balance of Omega fatty acids.
  6. Equine GI Health: Acts as a digestive aid, supporting proper digestion and bowel health.
  7. Healthy Hooves: Contains nutrients for cracked hooves and maintains hoof walls. Omega-3 fatty acids ensure hoof pliability.
  8. Silky Coats: Promotes a healthy and glossy skin and coat in horses.
  9. Anxiety Support: Aids in relaxation and maintains emotional balance in horses.

While these benefits apply to any hemp seed product, Blue Sky's refined hemp seed oil stands out with its extended shelf stability and affordable price-point. This makes it an ideal choice for larger-scale equine facilities seeking a high quality, cost-effective nutrition solution.

Reference: Kentucky Equine Research

Why It’s Good for Ingredient Buyers?

  • Versatile Ingredient: Blue Sky Hemp Ventures' Refined Hemp Seed Oil is versatile, healthy and approved for use in equine and companion animal food and supplement applications. It can easily be incorporated into any food application in place of other oils, or can be used as a pour over product to add a burst of omega fatty acids, proteins, and other essential nutrients as a hassle-free way to boost nutrition without affecting the taste profile. Specifically for horse food applications  

  • Long-lasting Freshness: One standout feature of the Refined Hemp Seed Oil is its resistance to rancidity. Unlike some oils, this hemp seed oil maintains its freshness over time, ensuring that your pet's food remains palatable and nutritious throughout its shelf life.

  • Cost-Effective Ingredient: Blue Sky Hemp Ventures prioritizes affordability without compromising quality. The Refined Hemp Seed Oil emerges as a cost-effective ingredient, allowing pet and equine food manufacturers to create premium products without breaking the bank.
  • Planet Friendly - Consumer Friendly: Beyond its nutritional prowess, this hemp seed oil champions sustainability. Sourced from Canadian-grown hemp, it serves as an eco-friendly alternative to oils like palm oil. Hemp, as a crop, is known for its minimal environmental impact, aligning with current trends in conscious consumerism.

Pets & Ponies Everywhere Think Now is The Time to Switch to Refined Hemp Seed Oil. 

In conclusion, Blue Sky Hemp Ventures Refined Hemp Seed Oil is a versatile, nutrient-rich ingredient that can significantly enhance the quality of pet foods. It's not only beneficial for the health of pets but also good for the environment, making it a win-win choice for any pet food or equine food manufacturer.

So, why wait? Let's make the switch to a healthier, more sustainable future with hemp seed oil!

Get in touch with our team for a sample and support in how to incorporate our Refined Hemp Seed oil into your formulations. 


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Blue Sky Hemp Ventures provides a range of products and end-to-end services for food manufacturers, licensed producers, and hemp and grain farmers.

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