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Bioriginal Europe/Asia will be exhibiting at Health Ingredients Europe, taking place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands on December 2-4 at the Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre.

Come visit us at our stand #F43, and be sure to join us Wednesday, December 3rd, for an exciting “get together” event we’re co-hosting with RIMFROST!

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Ålesund, 10 November 2014

Olympic Seafood AS, a fishing company based on the Norwegian west coast, has signed an agreement regarding research collaboration with Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences and the University of Oslo. The company owns the RIMFROST brand.

Olympic Seafood AS has license to harvest krill in the Antarctic Ocean and produce krill oil. Potential health effects from krill oil supplements are part of what the researchers will try to establish from this collaboration. A novel “omics” technology will be utilized to identify new biomarkers that may help better our understanding of how non-communicable diseases can be prevented by consuming nutrients of marine origins.

“The project is part of the research groups “Dietary Intervention Studies and Health Effects in Humans” at Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences and “Clinical nutrition, atherosclerosis and inflammation”, says Professor Kirsten Holven at UiO and Associate Professor Stine Ulven at HiOA.

“A Ph.D. candidate will be engaged through the Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences and his/her degree will be based on the research project. An intervention study will be carried out where we look at underlying mechanisms of health effects from krill oil supplements and fish. The project shows how research partnerships between academic institutions and the industry can contribute to increased knowledge that is important to the society by documenting health effects of food supplements and fish”, continues Holven and Ulven.

“We are very satisfied with this long-term collaboration with two well-known and respected contributors within human nutrition research”, says Research Director Inge Bruheim at Olympic Seafood AS. “This partnership is important for Olympic Seafood AS and part of the company’s strategy to build further on the documentation of positive health effects of RIMFROST SUBLIME Antarctic krill oil,” says Bruheim, to finish off.

For more information:
Inge Bruheim, Research Director
Olympic Seafood AS | Mobile +47 416 46 382
E-mail: inge.bruheim@olympic.no | www.rimfrostkrill.com

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Nelson, New Zealand 28 October 2014

The largest krill company in the Asia-Pacific region announces its re-naming to RIMFROST NEW ZEALAND LTD.

According to Managing Director Mr John Cameron the name change reflects the consolidation of the krill business of Norwegian company Olympic Seafood AS under one banner – that of the RIMFROST GROUP. ‘The name change leverages off that of our hugely successful krill brand ‘THE RIMFROST KRILL COLLECTION’, and provides clarity for consumers and customers alike who already derive great confidence from our vertical integration and control of the supply-chain’ said Mr Cameron.

THE RIMFROST GROUP harvests krill in Antarctica and then immediately converts it to krill meal on-board its own vessel, the Juvel. The resulting high-quality krill meal is then used as the basis for RIMFROST KRILL COLLECTION products.

RIMFROST NEW ZEALAND has by far the largest footprint of any krill company in the Australia and Asia-Pacific region. ‘We are proud of our achievements here and of what we have created. Both our flagship products, RIMFROST SUBLIME Krill Oil and RIMFROST PRISTINE Krill Powder, are manufactured here reflecting a strong commitment to, and investment in, the region. The company operates out of both Christchurch and Nelson New Zealand – acknowledged nutraceutical hubs. Beyond its own, direct operational sphere the company has also forged strong Research and Development partnerships in both Australian and New Zealand, so adding to the significant regional investment.

‘Outside of the very positive impact our activities have on local communities, customers appreciate having someone of our scale located in the market’ said Cameron. ‘We offer immediate delivery of any size order and can also strip out a lot of the costs associated with delivery from the other side of the world. This also underpins our commitment to sustainability which doesn’t just cease in the Antarctic.’

With its administrative center, dual manufacturing sites, innovation hub, R&D partnerships and sales and marketing network based in the region Cameron predicts a strong future for RIMFROST NEW ZEALAND and the wider RIMFROST GROUP. ‘We can deliver any size order of our much-demanded RIMFROST SUBLIME Krill Oil immediately, we have the technology to tailor the specifications of this product to our customer’s precise needs and in our innovation centre and R&D partnerships we have the promise of much more to come. This is as exciting for our customers as it is for us.

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RIMFROST GROUP AS
RIMFROST takes great pride in its specialized krill-collecting vessel, ‘Juvel’, which operates on the Antarctic Ocean. ‘Juvel’ aims for low emissions, low energy use and low climate impact. The proprietary technology on-board allows minimal and rapid processing to safeguard the natural and intrinsic goodness of krill. The vessel is certified by Friend of the Sea and can guarantee 100% traceability.

For additional information, please contact:

Mr John Cameron
Managing Director
RIMFROST NEW ZEALAND
Mobile: + 64 21567371
Email: john.cameron@olympic.no
www.rimfrostkrill.com

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Saskatoon, Canada – September 25, 2014

Bioriginal won the Saskatchewan Trade & Export Partnership (STEP) Exporter of the Year Award at the STEP Trade Conference held in Saskatoon on September 24.

Bioriginal was founded over 21 years ago in Saskatchewan, Canada, and has since become a global leader in omega solutions, supplying the Food and Nutraceutical industries by exporting both locally grown and globally sourced ingredients such as flaxseeds, coconut oil and krill oil. They have been recognized for their growth and expansion in international business, winning the Saskatchewan Trade & Export Partnership (STEP) Award for Exporter of the Year at the STEP Trade Conference held in Saskatoon on Wednesday September 25, 2014. “It is a real honour to have our hard work recognized by such a reputable organization as STEP. Our company has been built on exports, and it is great to know that our efforts are valued by Saskatchewan’s business leaders“, said Joe Vidal, CEO of Bioriginal.

The 2014 STEP Exporter of the Year Award was presented to Bioriginal in recognition of these significant contributions to Saskatchewan’s export industry. “Bioriginal has successfully developed and executed a unique export business model, which combines scientific, business and industry expertise to successfully create market-focused omega products,” said Chad Fleck, President & CEO of STEP. “STEP is proud to profile their achievements knowing they are a strong testament to the success of our members through their innovation and commitment toward quality science-based products.”

“The market for omegas continues to see significant global growth, and Bioriginal is well-postioned to meet that demand”, said Mr. Vidal. “We have seen remarkable growth in over two decades that we have been in business, and we look forward to providing omega solutions to established and emerging global markets for many years to come.”

To view the STEP Exporter of the Year video click here.

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ABOUT BIORIGINAL
Bioriginal is a global leader in delivering complete omega solutions to the Food and Nutraceutical industries. With over 20 years of global expertise in plant and marine-based omegas, Bioriginal has carved out a niche by scientifically combining ingredients from all over the world, directly from the source, to create unique and efficacious solutions. Bioriginal has developed proprietary methods and systems to provide customized turnkey solutions for our customers that help them compete and win in a highly competitive space. Bioriginal is headquartered in Saskatoon, Canada, with facilities in Europe, Asia and North America, and is a subsidiary of Omega Protein. For more information, please visit http://www.bioriginal.nl.

For additional information, please contact:

Kelly Shone
Director of Marketing
Bioriginal Food & Science Corp
Phone: 1-306-975-1166
Email: marketing@bioriginal.nl

Download press release in pdf format: Press Release – Bioriginal Wins the Saskatchewan Trade & Export Partnership Award for Exporter of the Year.

Join us Wednesday, October 8th for three exciting events taking place right in the show floor at SupplySide West, brought to you by Bioriginal and RIMFROST.

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Ålesund, Norway – 5. September 2014

Olympic Seafood’s Norwegian Antarctic krill (Superba Euphasia) fishery has entered the assessment for the Marine Stewardship Council’s credible standard for sustainable fishing. If the assessment is successful, the krill products from the fishery could carry the blue MSC ecolabel.

To read more, please click here.

Bioriginal is pleased to announce that it has been named a finalist for the Achievement in Business Excellence (ABEX) Awards, put on by the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce. Selected from among the very best of Saskatchewan’s businesses, Bioriginal has been nominated as a finalist in two categories: Growth and Expansion and Innovation. The awards have gained prominence as the most highly esteemed symbols of business excellence in the province. The ABEX awards will be held on Saturday, November 1 at the Delta Regina Hotel.

For more information visit:

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Bioriginal is pleased to announce that we are now part of Omega Protein Corporation. This strategic acquisition strengthens Bioriginal’s ability to provide our customers a wide range of innovative solutions that anticipate and meet consumer’s needs, and help people live healthier lives.

To read the full press release, click here.

REGINA – Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership (STEP) is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2014 STEP Exporter of the Year Award. The winner of the STEP Award will be announced at the STEP Trade Conference to be held on September 24, 2014 in Saskatoon.

The STEP Exporter of the Year Award, sponsored by Export Development Canada (EDC), acknowledges STEP members for their achievements and success in tackling world markets. EDC is Canada’s export credit agency offering innovative commercial solutions to help Canadian exporters and investors expand their international business.

The finalists for the 2014 STEP Exporter of the Year Award are:
Agrocorp International – Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
Bioriginal Food & Science Corp. – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
POS Bio-Sciences – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

“The quality of the finalists for this award is a true testament to the strength of our members’ exporting capacity,” said Chad Fleck, President & CEO of STEP. “These members have been very successful in driving the provincial economy and the calibre of finalists is a strong reflection of the innovative, dynamic, and forward thinking companies that conduct international business from Saskatchewan. STEP is privileged to showcase these members and celebrate in their success on the international stage.”

Applications for the STEP Exporter of the Year Award were reviewed by a Selection Committee comprised of business leaders involved in providing assistance to exporters. Eligible companies for the Exporter of the Year Award must be Regular Members of STEP and actively exporting. The Selection Committee considers the member’s performance in introducing new products and services into world markets, increasing export sales, achieving a high export to total sales ratio, job creation, and the impact of their business on the community.

STEP is a non-profit, membership driven, government/industry partnership, designed to promote the growth of Saskatchewan’s export capacity. For more information regarding the Exporter of the Year Award finalists, their products, services, and capabilities as well as STEP as an organization, please visit www.sasktrade.sk.ca

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Saskatoon, Canada – August 25, 2014

The U.S. – China Health Products Association (USCHPA) is pleased to announce that Bioriginal is the latest company to join the association. USCHPA welcomes Bioriginal’s support of the association’s overall mission of working toward the continued development of China’s dietary supplement industry, assisting in making member’s products and services more readily available and spreading education about the health benefits of dietary supplements.

“Joining USCHPA is a natural fit with Bioriginal’s current global market strategy.” Says Joe Vidal, CEO of Bioriginal “While we’ve been working with China for many years, growing consumer awareness of the benefits of omega products has created the opportunity to proactively and aggressively grow within this market. Bioriginal is uniquely positioned to meet this opportunity, and we are pleased to be working with an association as knowledgeable and reputable as USCHPA, to help build out our global strategy.”

Bioriginal is a global leader in delivering complete omega solutions to the Food and Nutraceutical industries. With over 20 years of global expertise in both plant and marine-based omegas, they have carved out a niche by scientifically combining ingredients from all over the world, directly from the source, to create unique and efficacious solutions. Bioriginal is passionate about omegas and the health benefits they provide, discovering, anticipating trends and pioneering within the omega space since 1993. Bioriginal has developed proprietary methods and systems to provide customized turnkey solutions for our customers that help them compete and win in a highly competitive space.