SeaDragon is New Zealand’s largest refiner and blender of high-quality, internationally-certified Omega fish oils.
New Zealand company SeaDragon attains Friend of the Sea certification for Omega-3 fish oil
(NEW ZEALAND, 3/20/2018)
New Zealand company SeaDragon attains Friend of the Sea certification for Omega-3 sourced from tuna processing by-products and trimmings. This production prevents waste of valuable resources and avoids waste related environmental impacts.
The complete traceability of the product is maintained throughout the supply chain from the fishing vessel to the finished product ensuring that mixing with non-certified raw materials will not occur.
SeaDragon offers its customers and the global market a unique proposition: agile, state-of-the-art fish oil refining capabilities; global supply relationships and the assurance of a reputation for producing high-quality marine-sourced bioactive compounds.
SeaDragon is New Zealand’s largest refiner and blender of high-quality, internationally-certified Omega fish oils, sourced from fish, caught in the clean and pure waters of New Zealand, the South Pacific and other trusted sources, supplying nutraceutical and functional food manufacturers around the worl.
Friend of the Sea's certification for sustainable fish feed, fish meal, fish oil and Omega-3 certifies that the oil originates only from Friend of the Sea fisheries or from trimmings and by-cuts and that a full chain of custody is in place.
The state-of-the-art facility, built with industry-leading refining technology, has the capacity to produce 5,000 tonnes of Omega-3 fish oil each year.
About their recent attainment Mr Campbell Berry-Kilgour, Director of Sales, declares: “SeaDragon is committed to the responsible sourcing of our raw materials, and attaining Friend of the Sea certification allows us to strengthen our position in respect of environmental sustainability”.
Paolo Bray, Founder and Director of Friend of the Sea, comments: “SeaDragon should be taken as a reference in the nutraceutical industry as driver in environmentally responsible practices. We hope others will understand the importance of highlighting their conservation efforts in the marketplace”.
The refinery is a highly flexible plant offering customers continuous process refining and quick-turnaround batch processing runs.
About Sea Dragon
SeaDragon has more than 20 years’ experience processing fish oils into marine bioactive compounds and is committed to, and recognised for, the quality and purity of its products. We are listed on the New Zealand Stock Exchange (NZX:SEA).