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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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POS Bio-Sciences has achieved the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Chain of Custody Certification.

Posted on Nov 9, 2016

POS BIO-SCIENCES has achieved the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Chain of Custody Certification. The MSC Chain of Custody Standard is a traceability and segregation standard that is applicable to the full supply chain from a certified fishery or farm to final sale. Each company in the supply chain handling or selling an MSC certified product must have a valid MSC Chain of Custody certificate. This assures consumers and seafood-buyers that MSC labelled seafood comes from a certified sustainable fishery. Learn more about our...

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Four POS Bio-Sciences employees get CME’s green belt certification

Posted on Nov 9, 2016

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is Canada’s largest, oldest and most influential trade and industry association. POS BIO-SCIENCES is a member of the CME Saskatchewan Lean Consortium, and four POS BIO-SCIENCES team members have earned green belt certification. Green belt certification ensures participants have the experience and confidence necessary to lead continuous improvement activities, deliver training and facilitate rapid improvement projects within their organizations. Congratulations Pat R., Karen L., Tyler C. and Andria L. More of the POS BIO-SCIENCES team with be...

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POS Bio-Sciences receives STIC Team Award Nomination

Posted on Nov 9, 2016

POS Bio-Sciences’ Technical Team, led by Dr. Rick Green, has been nominated for a Science, Technology, Innovation and Collaboration (STIC) Team Award. This award recognizes a passionate, knowledgeable and collaborative team that has made unique contributions to their sector. The STIC Awards showcase the people, projects and products contributing to the Saskatoon Region’s world-class science and technology sector. The Saskatoon Region has some of the world’s most accomplished science and technology innovations. Each of these innovations add value to the local economy through job creation,...

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