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POS Bio-Sciences Analytical Labs Recognized in AOCS Proficiency Testing

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 compare their results with a large cross-section of other laboratories using the same methods and samples.
POS Analytical received two significant recognitions that highlight one of the reasons POS is a hotbed of marine oil analysis and processing. The two categories and recognition levels were:

  • 1st Place – Marine Oil Fatty Acid Profile
  •  Honorable Mention – Marine Oil Analysis

Additionally, Angie Johnson the Analytical Services Supervisor was recognized and approved through the AOCS Approved Chemist Program.

The POS team congratulates Angie and the Analytical Labs team for their dedication to excellence and world class professionalism.

POS Bio-Sciences is a contract R&D organization. We specialize in the extraction, fractionation, modification and purification of bio-based ingredients. We work with leading industries to develop new products and expand bio-processing capacity. From ingredients to bio-products to green solutions, our team brings bench strength and brilliant solutions to help companies grow.


For more information please contact:

Ben Kelly

Associate, Custom Processing and Business Development