Sustainability

Built on sustainability and responsibility

Building our business on natural marine resources from the pure, pristine cold waters of Arctic Norway, sustainability is core to our thinking. If we don’t take good care of the environment we harvest from, we not only undermine our business and the marine sector we are a part of, but the future of all of us.

Norwegian fisheries are considered the most well-managed fisheries in the world, with tight and strict regulations to prevent over-fishing and to minimize the effect on the nearby marine environment.

Highest certification standards

We set high standards for our suppliers. The fisheries, as well as our suppliers and refineries, must be certified for sustainability. Our salmon oil is approved by The Aquamarine Stewardship Councils, the highest certification standard for salmon farming. Our fish oil is certified both by Marine Trust and Friend of the Sea.

Our salmon oil is certified for sustainability according to Aquamarine Stewardship Council.

Traceability from egg to oil

We can trace the origin of all the fish oils we use in our products. Salmon oil can be traced all the way from tiny salmon eggs through salmon to salmon oil. The wild-caught fish oil can trace back to the original catch at sea. Traceability through the value chain is crucial for tight quality control.

Our concentrated fish oil is certified according to Friend of the Sea and Marine Trusts IFFO RS Assured program.

Salmon oil is better and therefore significantly more expensive than other sources of omega-3, as measured by price per gram of omega-3. To give consumers peace of mind that OmegaMarine Forte+ consists of the declared amount of salmon oil, we have ORIVO certifying every batch we produce. The batch number appears on all bottles of OmegaMarine Forte+, and the consumer can access ORIVO’s site and check every batch number. Natural Pharmaceuticals was the first omega-3 supplier in the world to independently certify the species in our omega-3 product with the help of ORIVO.

OmegaMarine Forte+ is the first omega-3 product worldwide certified by ORIVO. ORIVO certifies that OmegaMarine Forte+ originates from Norwegian salmon.

Good Manufacturing Practice certified

Our facility for manufacturing of capsules and tablets, Pharmatech in Norway, is GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) certified and Norway’s largest in its field.

All our products are certified according to Informed-Sport, to give athletes peace of mind that our products don’t contain ingredients prohibited in sports.

Natural Pharmaceuticals is a member of GOED, the industry body for omega-3 producers and distributors, and adheres to GOED’s ethical standards for both products and sales and marketing.

Our products are certified by Informed-Sport, to give athletes peace of mind that the products don’t contain ingredients prohibited in sports.

Healthy Brand of the Year 2020

Natural Pharmaceuticals received “Healthy Brand of the Year 2020” award for our market leader OmegaMarine Forte+. Year after year, we are awarded prizes for high standards of customer service, as measured by customer panels organized by independent institutions.

Part of Natural Pharmaceuticals social responsibility programme is supporting UNICEF.

See relevant certificates and guarantees here.

  • GOED
  • Norwegian Food Council
  • Krajowa Rada Suplementów i Odżywek
  • Firma Przyjazna Klientowi 2020
  • Zdrowa Marka Roku 2020
  • Dziecięca Marka Roku 2020
  • Męska Marka Roku 2020
  • Firma z sercem - UNICEF
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