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Commissioning at Lakessence has begun

Posted on Mar 23, 2017

Commissioning of the Lakessence essential oil plant began in early March and is expected to finish by mid-May. Check out our latest facility photos. We’re excited to announce that commissioning has begun. Lakessence is a joint venture between POS Bio-Sciences and Apeiron Lanka (Private) Limited focusing on the production, distribution and sale of essential oils and purified-essential oil fractions. To learn more, visit...

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POS Bio-Sciences announces new protein functionality testing

Posted on Mar 23, 2017

POS Bio-Sciences announces new protein functionality testing

Plant based proteins are one of the hottest trends in the food industry. POS Bio-Sciences has more than a decade of experience developing, scaling and commercialising new protein ingredients. This innovative bio-science company continues to improve process and capacity to serve the thriving protein ingredient market and deliver on a promise of providing cost effective solutions to scale. “In the past 24 months, we have been busy developing new protein platforms in collaboration with client partners,” says Dr. Rick Green, POS Bio-Sciences VP of Technology. “The advances we’re making benefit...

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POS Bio-Sciences at Future Food-Tech

Posted on Mar 23, 2017

Future Food-Tech explores the future of food production and highlights the main innovators. Udaya and Ben from POS Bio-Sciences will be there. Future Food-Tech is held annually in London, New York and San Francisco and is perhaps the most international gathering of food business technology leaders, VC investors and food-tech innovators. This year, Future Food-Tech San Francisco looks at transforming investment and innovation in food, from cultivated proteins to personalized nutrition and the microbiome. If you’ll be in San Francisco for Future Food Tech and would like to meet up with Udaya...

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MEET OUR EMPLOYEES: Lindsay, POS Bio-Sciences Analytical Lab Technician II and Scientific Admin Assistant

Posted on Mar 23, 2017

MEET OUR EMPLOYEES: Lindsay, POS Bio-Sciences Analytical Lab Technician II and Scientific Admin Assistant

POS Bio-Sciences team member, Lindsay, is a proud employee-owner and finds the work at POS thought-provoking and exciting. What is your job title? Analytical Lab Technician II and Scientific Admin Assistant I’m also a Director on our LSVCC Board. How long have you been working at POS? I have been working at POS since October 2011, so about 5 and a half years. What do you enjoy most about working at POS? The diversity of projects and samples, there is always something new to learn or experience.  We are almost always working with something new, innovative, or different.  This can be both...

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Congratulations to all 2017 SABEX Award Winners

Posted on Mar 2, 2017

Congratulations to all 2017 SABEX Award Winners

POS would like to extend a heartfelt congratulations to all the 2017 SABEX award winners. Your leadership and hard work inspire all of us in the Saskatoon business community to strive harder, and we look forward to even greater achievements and successes from our business community in the coming year.

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QUICK KAIZEN OLYMPICS were held at POS Bio-Sciences Feb 6 – 28

Posted on Mar 2, 2017

QUICK KAIZEN OLYMPICS were held at POS Bio-Sciences Feb 6 – 28

This continuous improvement process and friendly competition encouraged great ideas for improvement from the POS team and explored ways of implementing them. Quick Kaizen is a continuous improvement process aimed at increasing safety, quality, productivity and worker satisfaction. The process helps eliminate or reduce waste, promotes personal growth of employees, provides guidance for employees, and serves as a barometer of leadership. Each kaizen may be small, but the cumulative effect is tremendous. For most of February, POS departmental teams competed in a Quick Kaizen Olympics to see...

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