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Meet Our Employees: Angie Johnson

Posted on Aug 23, 2017

Meet Our Employees: Angie Johnson

POS Bio-Sciences prides itself on being able to keep top talent, and Angie proves this on all fronts. After 28 years with the company, Angie knows her way around a lab and a thing or two about analysis. Get the rest of her story.      What is your job title? Lab Services Manager How long have you been working at POS? Since May 1st, 1989. 28 years! What do you enjoy most about working at POS? The variety- no two days are the same, and what we worked on last year is different than the year before. And who knows what it will be next year. What attracted you to this industry in general...

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Meet Our Employees: Udaya Wanasundara

Posted on Jul 20, 2017

Meet Our Employees: Udaya Wanasundara

As VP of Business Development and Principal Scientist, Dr. Wanasundara is one of POS Bio-Sciences key leaders. In Dr. Wanasundara’s 18.5 years with POS Bio-Sciences, the company has fed his desire to learn, innovate and grow.     What is your job title? Vice President Business Development and Principal Scientist How long have you been working at POS? I have been working at POS since January 1999, now 18.5 years. What do you enjoy most about working at POS? Working with multiple clients and multiple projects, the dynamic nature of the work and the situations. What attracted you to...

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Losing the Fishy Taste

Posted on Jul 20, 2017

Losing the Fishy Taste

  How bio-science innovation is shifting the world towards plant-based ingredients.         During the week of June 26th, industry leaders met in Las Vegas, Nevada for one of the world’s premier food and beverage events. To be able to put a finger on the pulse of the future of food and beverage, attendance at the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) conference is mandatory.   This year, an emerging trend was sustainable and healthier food system solutions. Responding to increasingly nutrition-savvy consumers, food, beverage, and nutritional supplement manufacturers...

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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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