It all starts with quality raw materials, sustainably sourced and carefully refined to exacting standards:
We product Omega-3 bioactive compounds from three sources: Tuna; Hoki, and Algae.
Our crude oil is sustainably sourced and fully traceable throughout the supply chain.
Omega Oils Derived from the sea
Omega-3s, EPA and DHA, are essential fatty acids abundant in fish and some shellfish. Their consumption, according to GOED, the global Omega-3 trade organisation, supports cardiovascular, eye and brain health. The health benefits of Omega-3s are supported by a vast body of scientific literature that includes more than 30,000 scientific papers and 3000 randomised, controlled trials in humans.
Omega-3 bioactive compounds
We produce Omega-3 bioactive compounds from three species: Tuna; Hoki and marine-derived algae. Our crude oil is sustainably sourced and fully traceable through the supply chain.
We manufacture our Omega-3 products in accordance with standards that exceed the GOED Monograph (Global Organization for EPA and DHA), setting product standards higher than any single regulatory regime in the world.
Our finished, refined Omega-3 oils are tested by independent accredited laboratories that use internationally-agreed methodologies, evaluating for total Omega-3 EPA and DHA, as well ensuring that all products meet standards for contaminant levels.
SeaDragon has attained the following certifications that were prerequisite requirements to secure our major customers and are preferred by many of our other potential customers, opening up several markets where certification is a market access requirement. These credentials demonstrate SeaDragon’s commitment to providing Omega 3 products of the highest quality and integrity.
Ministry of Primary Industries Risk Management Programme (RMP):
SeaDragon’s facilities are registered to refine products suitable for export to its key target markets.
MPI Transitional Facility:
Transitional facilities are approved to hold and manage goods imported into New Zealand that pose a potential biosecurity risk.
FSSC 22000 Food Safety System Certification:
The FSSC 22000 certification confirms that SeaDragon has the appropriate framework for effectively managing its food safety responsibilities. FSSC 22000 is fully recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and is based on existing ISO Standards
Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Chain of Custody:
The Marine Stewardship Council is an international non-profit organisation that provides certifications on the sustainability of fisheries around the world. The certification means customers can be confident that oil sourced from MSC-certified fisheries retain that certification as they are processed by SeaDragon.
Friend of the Sea Chain of Custody:
Friend of the Sea (FoS) is a leading international certification project for products originated from both sustainable fisheries and aquaculture. Its mission is the conservation of the marine habitat. The certification means customers can be confident that unrefined oil that comes from FoS-certified fisheries retain that certification as they are processed by SeaDragon.
Federation Of Islamic Associations of New Zealand Inc. Halal Certification:
The halal certification confirms that SeaDragon’s halal products have been prepared according to Islamic law and customs.
Kosher Kiwi Licensing Authority Certification:
The kosher certification confirms that SeaDragon’s kosher products have been prepared according to Jewish customs.