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Our company, head quarters in Toronto, Canada, is a leading provider of high quality omega-3 supplements for wholesale price. We're proud to be one of the world's most trusted sources of pharmaceutical grade omega-3 product, continuously sourcing highest quality raw material from around the world, involved in product research and development in our area.

Nature of Business

We focuses on the full utilization and development of high quality products, from the renewable Harp seal resource abundant in the waters off the coast of Newfoundland. NUTRICAN products include Omega-3 rich Harp seal oil supplied in bulk oil or capsule form, and processed seal meat. The oil is extracted from the blubber of the animal and marketed internationally.

The health benefits of Omega-3 have been well documented by various scientific journals. It shows seal oil might provide superior benefits over existing Omega-3 sources. Future aspirations include the development of nutraceuticals from fishery by-products.

The refining process has been federally registered and fully certified for the production of pharmaceutical-grade, premium food-grade oils. The product and facilities are regularly inspected and approved by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). The process is HACCP-based to ensure quality controls are integrated at every step. Our oil is an all-natural product in that it is refined rather than manufactured, and the process is mechanical rather than biochemical. Our pharmaceutical, premium food grade oil is available in encapsulated and bottled form.


Future

Our future plans include: On going research and activities include the development of new and high quality omega-3 marine products to make us the very best in our field. With our new plan, our clients can only benefit from our success.


Novel Nutritional Oils - Competition with Traditional Fish Oils?
Date Published: 8 Apr 2004: Seal Oil

"is rich in Omega 3 PUFAs, and unlike fish oils is high in Docosapentaenoic acid (DPA) which has been known to be a catalyst for EPA"

Manufacturers and distributors of seal oils advocate that the body is more efficient at assimilating seals oils over fish oils. Original findings prompting research into Seal Oils were based on observations of Greenland Eskimos whose diet included predominantly seal meat and oil. Seal Oil is rich in Omega-3 fatty acids including docosapentaenoic acid (DPA), docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA). Depending on the commercial preparation, seal oil supplements can also contain significant levels of squalene and Vitamin E. Seal Oils are virtually free of cholesterol and are considered less susceptible to oxidation than fish oils. Seal oil is one of the few known natural sources of DPA. Studies have also shown that DPA is involved with the healing process associated with cardiovascular diseases, namely atherosclerosis and thrombosis. Some researchers believe that seal oils are considered a superior source of Omega-3 fatty acids due to location of EPA, DHA and DPA in the terminal positions of the triglycerides molecules. In fish oils, EPA and DHA are preferentially located in the middle of the triglceride molecule.

Market potential

The main dietary supplement market for seal oil is Asia. Research is still ongoing into the benefits of supplementation to target specific health conditions. Despite its composition differences to other Omega 3 supplements it is unlikely that seal oil will be able to compete directly with fish oil supplements currently on the market in Europe.

The key to survival in the Omega-3 nutritional oils market is to develop a unique selling proposition that differentiates the product from fish oil supplements. Nutritional Oils that make claims primarily based on their Omega-3 fatty acids content are competing directly with the well established fish oil supplement market and are unlikely to survive. Oils that contain other components, which are beneficial to health and, are also able to leverage the Omega 3 PUFAs content are more likely to succeed.