Melrose Health is a leading expert in natural health products across Australia
Friend of the Sea, the global certification standard for products and services that respect and protect the marine environment, has certified Melrose Health for using sustainable and high-quality fish sources for their range of premium Omega Oils. Melrose Health can now display the Friend of the Sea eco-friendly label on its Omega Fish Oil products.
As the interest of consumers in fishoil and Omega-3 fatty acids grows based on its benefits for health, so does the need to promote environmental-friendly practices that protect the ecosystem. Therefore sustainability has become a relevant issue for the actors involved.
Melrose Healthis a proudly homegrown, family-owned business with deep roots in Australia’s food industry. It has grown to be one of the leading and most trusted brands, praised for helping consumers in their journey to a healthier lifestyle. For Melrose Health taking care of your body goes together with caring for the planet.
“Certification with Friend of the Sea allows us to assure our customers that the product they are consuming is responsibly sourced, promoting continued biodiversity in our oceans”, a company’s spokesperson said.
The Melrose Omega Fish Oil range is derived from 100% sustainable, wild-caught sardines and anchovies. This process is carried out by purse seiners that have no impact on the seabed, a well-managed fishery, based on very strict precautionary limits. Each oil is independently lab tested for heavy metals and environmental toxinsensuring only the purest, premium quality fish oil. The range includes Fish Oil, Fish Oil + Vitamin D, Omega DHA + MCT Oil, and High Strength Fish Oil to suit a range of dietary requirements.
“The fish oil and Omega-3 market is growing at an incredible pace. It’s indispensable to work side by side with company’s like Melrose Health to ensure sustainable practices that protect our oceans”, explains Paolo Bray, Friend of the Sea Founder and Director.
Friend of the Sea is the leading international standard for producers of Fish Oil, fish meal, and Omega 3. The criteria for sustainable nutraceutical products require well-managed sources of fish oil and fishmeal ingredients, traceability, social accountability.
About Friend of the Sea
Friend of the Sea, a World Sustainability Organization project, awards sustainable practices in Fisheries, Aquaculture, Fishmeal, and Omega-3 Fish Oil. The organization promotes projects related to restaurants, sustainable shipping, whale and dolphin-watching, aquaria, ornamental fish, UV creams, and others. It is the only sustainable fisheries and aquaculture certification program recognized and supervised globally by European National Accreditation Agencies.
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