Bioriginal Receives the Achievement in Business Excellence Award for Innovation

Saskatoon, Canada – October 26, 2015

Bioriginal received the Achievement in Business Excellence (ABEX) Award for Innovation, hosted by the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce on October 24th.

Bioriginal has been a pioneer in the Omega industry for over 22 years, developing propriety methods and innovative science-based omega solutions with both plant and marine-based omegas. They were recently recognized for their innovative technologies and capabilities, winning the Achievement in Business Excellence (ABEX) Award in the Innovation category at the 32nd annual awards dinner on Saturday October 24th 2015. “Innovation has been a cornerstone of our business since we were founded in 1993, and we’re excited to be recognized for our achievement in this category from such a prestigious and long standing business award program.” Said Joe Vidal, President and CEO at Bioriginal.

Bioriginal has developed a unique innovation cycle; combining technical capabilities with industry and scientific expertise to develop new market-driven omega solutions for their customers. Bioriginal used this approach 2 years ago to develop and successfully launch a first-in-market line of Liquid Coconut Oils; innovative coconut oil products that remain liquid at room temperature, are 100% derived from coconut oil and contain beneficial lauric acid. Last year they expanded the line with their Coconut MCT Energy Boost, developed to fill an identified market gap between a growing consumer trend of adding coconut oil to beverages and coconut oil’s insolubility. The Coconut MCT Energy boost mixes easily into hot and cold beverages, enhances the beverage mouthfeel without compromising taste. It was for these proprietary products and innovation cycle that Bioriginal won the ABEX Innovation award.

“We create products that help our customers stay ahead of the curve.” Said Joe Vidal “Our strategy is to anticipate market demand and develop innovative solutions to help bring new products quickly to market to differentiate and grow their business.”

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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 Corporation.

Omega Protein Corporation’s Human Nutrition division includes Bioriginal Food & Science Corp. (Bioriginal) and Nutegrity. Their ingredient portfolios include three primary lines: protein products, specialty omega ingredients and other nutraceutical ingredients. Nutegrity™ represents the combined expertise of Cyvex Nutrition (botanicals and fish oils), Wisconsin Specialty Protein (dairy ingredients), and InCon Processing (molecular distillation).

For additional information, please contact:

Kelly Shone
Director of Marketing
Bioriginal Food & Science Corp
Phone: 1-306-975-1166