HempOmega is prestigiously recognized for its innovation as a finalist for the NutraIngredients Awards, which will be held in Geneva, Switzerland this May, 2016.
Naturally Splendid Enterprises Ltd. is pleased to announce that they are a finalist for the prestigious NutraIngredients Awards for their innovative omega ingredient HempOmega, in the category of Start-up Ingredient of the Year. In addition, the Company is pleased to report that POS Bio-Sciences, where HempOmega is produced, is the winner of the North Saskatoon Business Association’s (NSBA) 19th annual Business Builder Awards in the Export Category.
The NutraIngredients Awards
The NutraIngredients Awards are organized by NutraIngredients.com, which is published by William Reed Business Media. William Reed has been providing market leading business information for over 150 years. The markets served by William Reed are central to everyone’s life. They include food and drink, where the company’s reach extends across manufacturing, retail, wholesale and hospitality, along with pharmaceuticals and cosmetics. NutraIngredients.com is the key news source for the functional food & beverage and dietary supplement industries, whether it is a dispatch from the frontier of probiotic science, the latest health claim developments or in-depth new ingredient appraisal. Covering scientific, regulatory and industry issues, they offer a reference for all stakeholders in supplements and nutrition.
Naturally Splendid CEO Mr. Craig Goodwin states, “We are honoured to be a finalist in the NutraIngredients Awards and would also like to congratulate POS Bio-Sciences for their achievement in winning their NSBA Award. POS Bio-Sciences has been a key player in the commercialization of HempOmega. The recognition that POS Bio-Sciences has received from the NSBA and the fact that HempOmega is a finalist for NutraIngredients Awards, is evidence of the expertise that has been assembled to create HempOmega. The future looks bright with the numerous applications for HempOmega for the global functional ingredient markets whether that be for human, pet or livestock “.
Naturally Splendid’s HempOmega is manufactured by POS Biosciences in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in a cGMP, HACCP and ISO9001 certified facility. HempOmega(R) is an environmentally sustainable, vegetarian source of Omegas 3 and 6 that boasts a superior nutrient profile. A water soluble, homogenous, powdered ingredient, it can be easily integrated and/or manipulated, with no unpleasant taste or chemical contamination – opening up entirely new product formulation opportunities. HempOmega(R)’s greater ability to endure the digestive process delivers unmatched bioavailability, thereby maximizing its potential health benefits. Applications for HempOmega includes not only human consumption, but multiple pet and livestock applications as well”.
HempOmega is being used as an ingredient for Laguna Blends Pro369 hemp protein powder drink mixes, which Naturally Splendid custom formulated. Pro369 has received approval from Health Canada for all four flavours.. The Minister of Health has granted Laguna a product license along with a Natural Product Number (“NPN”) for all four of the Pro369 Flavours containing HempOmega.
Pro369 is a variety of unique 30g single serving hemp protein powder drink mixes, which are available in various flavours. The hemp proteins are water soluble and can be directly mixed in water or added to almond, coconut or regular milk. In addition, the hemp protein can also be blended into a shake or smoothie. Pro369 is considered a health industry nutritional product. Utilizing HempOmega, Pro369 is also a source of Omegas, 3, 6 and 9.