BlueOcean's product named as a 2015 CPG editor's choice award finalist by Informa's SupplySide

BlueOcean's Pure Polar XR was listed in the heart health category shortlist

BlueOcean NutraSciences, a nutraceutical company focused on developing specialty oils and extended release (XR) omega-3 oil tablets from shrimp, fish, krill and algae oil for health and wellness markets, is pleased to announce that its new Product Pure Polar XR has been named among the top CPG products for innovation and market impact.

Five consumer packaged goods (CPG) products were selected from hundreds of entries by the SupplySide editorial team for achievements in innovation and market impact in 17 different categories. BlueOcean's Pure Polar XR was named to the short list in the Heart Health category. One winner in each category will be announced at SupplySide West 2015, during the SupplySide CPG editor's choice awards presentations, set for 7-8 October in Las Vegas (Nevada, USA).

'This is a great honour and validation of the efforts we have been making at BlueOcean to bring innovative oils and extended release tablet formulations and ingredients to the supplement markets," said BlueOcean CEO, Gavin Bogle.

He added: 'This achievement was made possible by leveraging our differentiating and patent protected bulk shrimp oil products with drug formulator and JV partner CMAX Technologies to create extended release astaxanthin and omega-3 shrimp oil tablets, now commercially available. In addition, I am pleased to announce that at our 19 August 2015 annual general meeting of shareholders, the shareholders voted to elect management's slate of directors, including a new addition, Vincent Scalisi.

'Vincent is the founder and CEO of Inbox Fitness, and has more than 25 years of experience in fitness and media, including as President of the Weider Publications group that produced Men's Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, FLEX and Muscle & Fitness Hers magazines; Chief Marketing Officer of Iovate Health Sciences (makers of MuscleTech, Hydroxycut and other top supplement brands), and Editor-in-Chief of Muscle & Fitness magazine. Vincent is a fan of all-things-fitness, a patented inventor and industrial design enthusiast.'

'I am also pleased to announce the hiring of Brian Wolf as a marketing contractor for BlueOcean. Brian will lead BlueOcean's tablet and gelcap marketing efforts. Brian has an extensive history in the supplement industry taking strategic initiatives from start to profitable finish. For more than a decade, Brian was the Director of Sales, Vitamin and Health, US, at Iovate,' added Mr Bogle.

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