Korean company Chemport achieves Friend of the Sea certification for Omega – 3
Chemport – a South Korean company specialized in manufacturing of highly concentrated fish oils – has recently obtained Friend of the Sea certification for Omega – 3 products originating from healthy stocks of European and Peruvian anchovies.
The two species are caught respectively in the Southeastern Pacific Ocean and the Central Eastern Atlantic Ocean by FOS- approved fleets.
The presence of a specific traceability system assures that certified products respect the certification requirements. All fish oils ingredients originate from FOS-certified suppliers, excluding the possibility of a mix with non-certified products.
“We at Chemport have always been deeply engaged in protecting the marine environment,” explains Kim Young-Joo, Chemport’s CEO. “Being certified by Friend of the Sea reinforces our sustainability efforts.
Chemport has more than 20 years of experience as the leading manufacturer of fish oils in South Korea. The company been producing a wide range of products, including highly concentrated Omega – 3 EPA/DHA fish oils, following strict quality and safety rules.
Friend of the Sea
Friend of the Sea is an international certification program for products from sustainable fisheries and aquaculture. Over 500 companies in more than 50 countries have relied on Friend of the Sea to assess the sustainable origin of their seafood. Audits, based on the best and the most updated available scientific data, are run by accredited independent certification bodies. Recently the program has expanded to the certification of sustainable shipping, ornamental fish and whale watching operators.