Ocean Nutrition Honours Singapore Company


DARTMOUTH, N.S. — Ocean Nutrition Canada (ONC) recently presented the Singapore-based Wilmar International Ltd. with a 2010 Most Significant Contribution to Human Health in the Omega-3 Sector Award.

ONC, whose major shareholder is the Maritime-based Clearwater Seafoods, began collaborating with Wilmar last year to launch Arawana 3A+ cooking oil containing ONC’s Omega-3 EPA/DHA ingredient. ONC awarded Wilmar for its product at the Natural Products Expo in Anaheim, Calif., earlier this month.

“We are very honoured to have presented [Wilmar] with the award for Outstanding Contribution to Human Health,” said Robert Orr, chairman of Ocean Nutrition Canada. “The commitment Wilmar has made in addressing the dietary Omega-3 EPA/DHA deficiency of the Chinese consumer, the research and development along with the outstanding efforts and financial commitment to educating the Chinese consumer about the importance of Omega-3 EPA/DHA in their diet is to be commended.”


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