Carlson Achieves Sustainability Certification for Omega-3 Products

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Carlson has achieved Friend of the Sea certification for its fish oils, according to a press release. Friend of the Sea, a global certification standard for products and services that respect and protect the marine environment, recognized Carlson for it’s commitment toward sustainability, the company announced.

“Carlson is proud to partner with Friend of the Sea, an organization whose mission aligns with ours in respecting and protecting our oceans and waterways,” said Carilyn Anderson, President, Carlson. “We are committed to producing high-quality omega-3 products while prioritizing sustainability.”

Friend of the Sea provides third-party assurance to consumers worldwide. In order to receive certification, companies must prove that they use well-managed sources of fish oil and fishmeal ingredients, and must offer traceability and social accountability.
     
“The omega-3 market is expected to reach a total worth of USD 9 billion by 2026,” said Paolo Bray, Friend of the Sea Founder and Director. “This extraordinary growth should be accompanied by sustainability measures such as the ones implemented by Carlson. We are very pleased to be working with them.”

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