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AOCS Member offer

Posted on Dec 15, 2016

Batavia Bio Processing Limited, a POS Bio-Sciences subsidiary is offering AOCS members 10% off any project bookings made before January 2017 and completed by the end of March 2017. This limited time offer is exclusive to AOCS members, and provides an opportunity for organizations with budding bio-based projects to take advantage of our unique Batavia facility.  

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POS Bio-Sciences Looking to Spin Starch By-product into Gold

Posted on Dec 12, 2016

POS Bio-Sciences partners with Sweden’s Speximo to combine technologies and capacity   SASKATOON – POS Bio-Sciences announced a formal cooperation agreement with Sweden’s Speximo today. Headquartered in Lund, Sweden, Speximo offers green, innovative and sustainable solutions for the encapsulation and stabilization of oil-water emulsions by using selected starches.  Saskatoon-based POS Bio-Sciences is a leading edge ingredient development company and has developed processes for production of various unique oils and oil fractions for the food, nutraceutical and cosmetic industries.  So,...

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Who wants to change the world?

Posted on Dec 7, 2016

ScienceTrek visits POS Bio-Sciences   Students from the Saskatoon ScienceTrek program returned to POS Bio-Sciences today to be introduced to the world of POS Bio-Sciences. ScienceTrek is a field-based science program created to inspire grade eight students to grow academically, socially, personally and culturally. The program is highlighted by ‘hands on’ out of school experiences intended to fuel a passion for science and learning. POS understands and values the opportunity to create excitement for students in the field of science.  “Feeding the interests of young people and providing...

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POS Bio-Sciences Creates New Analytical Lab in Sri Lanka

Posted on Nov 24, 2016

POS Bio-Sciences is expanding on a recently announced partnership with Apeiron Lanka Pvt Ltd.  The partnership now includes sister company, Wichy Plantation Company, and the joint venture creates the first international presence outside of Canada for POS Analytical – an Analytical Services Business Unit of POS Bio-Sciences. POS Analytical expertise and technologies provide on-site testing capacity to ensure process or final product(s) meet target specifications. For POS’s contract R&D and toll processing clients, this is a key ingredient to their success.  “We are thrilled to be able to...

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Increasing Intellectual Capital

Posted on Nov 9, 2016

In the past fiscal year, new technologies have added to our ever growing list of intellectual capital. A few highlights include: Process for enriching yeast oil in unsaturated fatty acids. A new purification technique for a high-value phytosterol. Preparation of stable micro-emulsions containing highly unsaturated oils. A unique de-oiling technique for a novel seed. Further development and near completion of the in situ esterification technique. Process development and product characterization for a canola lecithin...

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NSERC funded Post-Doctoral researcher, Dr. Moumita Ray, joins POS Bio-Sciences

Posted on Nov 9, 2016

Dr. Moumita Ray has been a wonderful addition to our teams’ talents and expertise. Dr. Ray has expanded our capabilities and understanding of oil-in-water emulsions for food products. She has also been working on preparing food grade, all-natural emulsion systems for one of our clients and has successfully developed a stable vegetable oil emulsion that is being formulated into a commercial beverage. We anticipate additional innovations in oil-based emulsions during Dr. Ray’s second year of her program with us. Learn more about our...

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