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Hjaltason to Talk Omegas at Nutra India SummitHjaltason to Talk Omegas at Nutra India Summit

February 11, 2011

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Hjaltason to Talk Omegas at Nutra India Summit

AALESUND, NorwayBaldur Hjaltason, strategic business development and sales manager of EPAX AS, will discuss omega-3 trends at the 6th Nutra India Summit, held in Mumbai, India, on Feb. 15 to Feb. 17. Hjaltason, who is also a board chairman of the Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3 (GOED), will address development of new omega-3 application forms, answer questions on marine oil sustainability and look at future trends.

"Omega-3s are one of the fastest growing supplement ingredients in the world today, and solid science has increased consumer awareness of omega-3 benefits, further increasing demand," Hjaltason said. "EPAX has been looking into the Indian market as it's clear there is interest inand a demand foromega-3 products in this area."

Hjaltasons discussion, titled "The Global Potential and Opportunities for Marine-based Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Health and Nutrition," is part of a "What's New in NutraInnovations & Product Development in Nutraceuticals, Dietary Supplements, Ingredients, Health Foods Parts" program.

Since its inception in 2003, The Nutraceutical Summit in India has focused on nutraceuticals, functional foods, dietary supplements and health foods. The Conference will address key issues like R&D, innovation, regulatory issues, food safety, market strategies and emerging global opportunities for the Indian nutraceutical industry. The 6th Nutra India Summit will consist of an international conference, exhibition, doctors & nutritionist forum, poster session for young researchers, CEO summit & Nutra Awards function.

EPAX AS offers concentrated marine omega-3 oils in the business-to-business segment under the brand name EPAX®, available in a wide range of top-quality formulas with different EPA/DHA ratios and concentrations focused on specific health conditions, available in TG and EE versions. EPAX AS is headquartered in Aalesund with a global sales office in Lysaker/Oslo, Norway. Its production facility in Norway is GMP certified by the Norwegian Medicines Agency, certified for the manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) products and holds a HACCP approval. EPAX omega-3 ingredients are backed by more than 100 published studies. The company is certified by Friend of the Sea (FOS) to have a documented sustainable and traceable operationfrom the fish harvesting in Peru to its finished omega-3 ingredients in Norway. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Norwegian omega-3 biotechnology company Trygg Pharma.

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