Epax to invest $35 million in Omega-3 innovation
Marine oil innovator Epax is investing $35 million over the next two years to increase its capacity and boost innovation in the Omega-3 sector.
Part of Norwegian fishery giant Pelagia AS, Epax Norway AS is a leading manufacturer of concentrated marine oils with more than 180 years of experience in marine ingredients, supplying leading dietary supplement brands worldwide. Epax Norway AS was first to create Omega-3 high concentrates, first to convert these oils from ethyl-ester form back to triglyceride form, first to use a condition-specific approach to product development and has more than 100 independent clinical studies performed using its oils. The production facility is in Aalesund, Norway, and has, in addition to all standard manufacturing certifications/approvals, been approved by the US FDA for manufacture of Pharmaceutical Intermediates and by the Norwegian Medicines Agency (Legemiddelverket) for the production of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs).