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POS acquires U.S.-based distillation facility INCON

Posted on Oct 4, 2016

We were very proud to announce the acquisition of INCON, a short-path and fractional distillation facility, earlier this month. The Illinois-based facility is one of only three of its kind in all of North America and its acquisition is major gain for POS. With 75% of our current business already in the U.S., we plan to use the 24,750 square-foot facility to better serve our U.S. clients-base. This acquisition is our first physical facility into the U.S. market and strengthens our position for global expansion. Located in Batavia, Illinois, the facility includes four processing lines, from...

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Canadian Bio Research Firm to Assist Smallholder Farmers in Haiti

Posted on May 26, 2016

The POS Bio-Sciences firm, located in western Canada’s farming heartland, today announced a partnership with the Smallholder Farmers Alliance (SFA) in Haiti aimed at improving the struggling agricultural economy there. The initial focus of the partnership will center on the moringa tree (Moringa oleifera). Virtually every part of this fast-growing and drought-tolerant tree has a use, from the leaves with their extraordinary nutrient content to the young seed pods, which are a delicacy in some countries. But the Saskatoon-based POS team is particularly focused on the oil extracted from the...

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POS Bio-Sciences and Saskatchewan Food Industry Development Centre to Host World Pulse Processing Experts

Posted on Apr 29, 2016

Saskatchewan is a global leader in bulk pulse production, exporting ~65% of global pulse crops in 2015; further, Saskatchewan continues to set the pace as the global hub for pulse value-added research and applied ingredients/functionality. As part of the UN declared International Year of the Pulses, POS Bio-Sciences (POS) and The Saskatchewan Food Industry Development Centre will host a pulse processing workshop in coordination with Pulse Canada and financial support from the Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan. The workshop, to be held September 20th to 22nd, 2016 in Saskatoon, will have...

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POS named NSBA exporter of the year

Posted on Mar 18, 2016

POS Bio-Sciences has been selected from four finalists as the winner in the Export category of the North Saskatoon Business Association’s (NSBA) 19th annual Business Builder Awards, presented March 17. Sponsored by the Saskatchewan Trade & Export Partnership (STEP), the Export Award is presented to the NSBA member that has successfully entered or expanded in a market outside Saskatchewan over the past year. “We are humbled and honoured to be recognized alongside some of the city’s most successful and innovative companies,” says POS Bio-Sciences President & CEO Dale Kelly. “This truly...

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POS a finalist for NSBA export award

Posted on Mar 6, 2016

POS Bio-Sciences has been named one of four finalists in the Export category for the North Saskatoon Business Association’s (NSBA) 19th annual Business Builder Awards. Sponsored by the Saskatchewan Trade & Export Partnership (STEP), the Export award is presented to the NSBA member that has successfully entered or expanded in a market outside Saskatchewan. Other finalists in this category include: International Road Dynamics Inc.; Bioriginal Food & Science Corp.; and Vendasta Technologies. Winners will be announced at a gala banquet, March...

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POS lauds new funding for ‘one of the fastest-growing segments of our economy’

Posted on Feb 12, 2016

POS Bio-Sciences President & CEO Dale Kelly released the following statement on today’s landmark funding announcement to establish Natural Products Canada (NPC) — the country’s newest Centre of Excellence for Commercialization and Research: As one of seven organizations designated as a contributing partner in NPC’s western node, POS Bio-Sciences recognizes the unique importance of this federal investment, and commends the government for its commitment to one of the fastest-growing segments of our economy. The development and commercialization of consumer, food, health, industrial and...

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