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POS talking new technology at BENEFIQ

Posted on Sep 22, 2014

The POS team is excited to be a part of the second edition of BENEFIQ, the only scientific and business gathering in Canada that’s dedicated to health ingredients in beautiful Quebec City. Our own Kevin Harmidy, M.Eng will be highlighting one of POS’s proprietary technologies – urea complexation followed by short-path distillation (SPD) as an effective means for poly-unsaturated fatty acid orientation. Commercial scale SPD is our latest technology offering and we are are excited to share it’s many applications: ● concentration of Omega 3 Fatty Acids, food flavours, aromas, and spice...

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POS is a Finalist for Exporter of the Year Award

Posted on Sep 3, 2014

For Immediate Release September 3rd, 2014   Saskatoon – POS was among the finalists for the Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership (STEP) Exporter of the Year Award, announced this morning. Presented in collaboration with Export Development Canada (EDC) the Exporter of the Year Award is presented to an active exporter and STEP member. The award will be handed out at the STEP Trade Conference on September 24th, 2014. 2014 step exporter of the year finalists announced “Having completed project work in over 40 different countries around the work, POS is excited to have this...

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POS Featured in AOCS Enzyme Manufacturing Overview

Posted on Aug 29, 2014

POS was featured alongside other industry stakeholders (DSM, DuPont and Novozymes) in this recent AOCS Cover Story! http://www.aocs.org/Membership/informArticleDetail.cfm?itemnumber=40589

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Canada’s National Biotech Week

Posted on Aug 19, 2014

POS  Staff are looking forward to participating in Canada’s National Biotech Week (NBW) this fall. Opportunities to participate for all ages can be found below: http://www.agwest.sk.ca/kaizen/NBW2014/NBW2014.html A special thank you to Marilyn Huber of POS, who has been working with the NBW organizing committee on behalf of POS!

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POS Bio-Sciences Analytical Labs Recognized in AOCS Proficiency Testing

Posted on Jul 25, 2014

For Immediate Release July 18th, 2014   Saskatoon – POS Bio-Sciences Analytical Labs were recently notified of recognition received from the American Oil Chemists’ Society (AOCS )through the AOCS Lab Proficiency Testing program. The AOCS Laboratory Proficiency Program is the world’s most extensive and respected collaborative proficiency testing program for oil- and fat-related commodities, oilseeds, oilseed meals, and edible fats. More than 500 chemists participate to verify their lab’s quality control. Participants use  AOCS or similar methods for sample analysis and then...

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POS Bio-Sciences and Partners Sponsoring Two U of S Students Research Program to Vietnam

Posted on Jul 15, 2014

For Immediate Release July 15th, 2014 Saskatoon – Today POS Bio-Sciences and three partner organizations, the Saskatchewan Food Processors Association, J. V. Cross Associates and Bridge Strategies, Inc., announced they will contribute five hundred dollars ($500) each toward Eugen and Igor Balzer’s research trip to Vietnam. In their second year of studies Eugen (Finance) and Igor (Management) come highly recommended from the University of Saskatchewan. They conceived of the trip with one of their professors and the research program later received the support of The Hanlon Center for...

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