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Algarithm Ingredients Inc. Spins Out of Bio-Based Product Pioneer, POS Bio-Sciences, to Meet Market Demand for Plant-Based Omega 3 Ingredients in Functional Food, Nutraceutical, and Beverage Industry

Posted on Jun 26, 2017

New ingredients to bring brain and body benefits of DHA omega 3s – without the fish.   Saskatoon, Canada – June 22, 2017 – The creation of Algarithm Ingredients Inc. (“Algarithm”), a global developer of vegetarian DHA ingredients from algal oil, was announced today. Algarithm™ has spun-out from POS Bio-Sciences to focus on opportunities in the lucrative plant-based functional food, nutraceutical, and beverage ingredient markets. Together with its collaborators – Virun® Nutra-BioSciences® (“Virun”) and POS Bio-Sciences – Algarithm will unveil its new ingredient platform at the Institute...

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Introducing Algarithm

Posted on Jun 26, 2017

Introducing Algarithm

How POS Bio-Sciences is making it easier for you to get vital Omega 3s.         Saskatchewan is home to Omega 3s POS Bio-Sciences has the ability to process over 2000MT of marine and vegetable oils every year, and is well-known for processing omega-3 oils, maintaining omega-3 content and eliminating oxidative components to provide high quality / low odor finished oils. One of the major fatty acids known for maintaining overall health, and one that POS has plenty of experience processing, is docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). DHA is a polyunsaturated fatty acid found within the...

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Watch “The Art of Analysis” AOCS Webinar

Posted on Jun 22, 2017

Watch “The Art of Analysis” AOCS Webinar

On May 18th, POS Bio-Sciences delivered webinar training for analysts in the American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS). If you missed it and are interested in Method Training Ce 1i-07 & Ce 1b-89, check this out.     POS is a proud member of the American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS), and we frequently take part in proficiency testing, conferences and webinars held by AOCS. On May 18th, POS Bio-Sciences co-hosted a AOCS webinar called “The Art of Analysis: Method Training Ce 1i-07 & Ce 1b-89.” In the video, we demonstrate step-by-step how to complete the AOCS methods Ce 1i-07 &...

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100 days free of injury

Posted on Jun 22, 2017

100 days free of injury

May was safety month at POS Bio-Sciences, and we’re celebrating 100 days injury-free. Read more to learn how we’re improving safety.       Safety is always a top priority at POS Bio-Sciences, and during the North American Occupational Safety and Health week (May 7-13th) the POS team paid additional attention to safety. Today, we’re proud to announce that on May 11th POS Bio-Sciences celebrated 100 days free of injury. Plus, Jennifer Onabanjo – safety and environmental specialist for POS Bio-Sciences – attended the Canadian Society of Safety Engineers. At this meeting, Dan...

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Expanding our knowledge base & creating opportunities for innovation

Posted on Jun 22, 2017

Expanding our knowledge base & creating opportunities for innovation

POS Bio-Science leadership is attending IFT2017 and Bridge 2 Food.       POS Bio-Sciences commits to maintaining innovation and creativity as core components of our business. The annual Institute of Food Technologies (IFT) conference is being held from June 25th -28th and is an opportunity for members of the Food Technology community to share information about the latest research and innovations within the industry. As part of this strategy to be an industry leader in innovation and creativity, Dr. Rick Green and Dr. Anusha Samaranayaka will be among the 1,000+ exhibitors and...

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Meet a POS Bio-Sciences Employee: Sherry Schaeffer

Posted on Jun 22, 2017

Meet a POS Bio-Sciences Employee: Sherry Schaeffer

Introducing Quality Assurance Associate, Sherry Schaeffer, a ten-year veteran of the POS Bio-Sciences team who values making a difference – both within the company and around the world.     What is your job title? Quality Assurance Associate How long have you been working at POS? 10 Years What do you enjoy most about working at POS? The Diversity in the projects & people What attracted you to this industry in general and POS in particular? Innovation possibilities from Research & Development. How would you describe your experience of working at POS? How does it compare to...

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