Nordic Naturals® Sweeps Up Product Awards in 2009

Watsonville, CA (December 17, 2009) Nordic Naturals®, the leader in omega-3 fish oil supplementation, announced today that the company received five important industry awards in 2009. “We are pleased to be recognized by independent organizations for our product achievements,” commented Joar Opheim, CEO of Nordic Naturals®. “It is our intention to always provide superior quality products that set standards for purity, freshness, taste and environmental ethics.”

The 2009 awards include:
Two Star Rating “Remarkable Product” Award for orange flavored Arctic Cod Liver Oil
From the International Taste and Quality Institute
An international recognition based upon the blind judgment from Chefs and Sommeliers who are opinion leaders and experts in taste

Natural Choice Award/“Best Selling Supplement” for Ultimate Omega™
From Whole Foods Magazine
Annual award chosen by natural product retailers in WFM readership, who vote on their best selling products across 12 product categories

Vity Award “First Place EFA Supplement” for Omega-3 Soft Gels
From Vitamin Retailer Magazine
The annual Vity Awards honor the industry’s best-selling products based on a nationwide survey of health food stores, who voted on top sales and best marketing support across 50 categories.

Best of Supplements Award “Essential Fatty Acid/Fish Oil” Category for Ultimate Omega™
From Better Nutrition Magazine – second year in a row
Annual award for staff’s favorite and most outstanding nutritional supplements of the year

December 2009 Top-Notch Award/Baby and Toddler Products for Prenatal DHA
From Taste for Life Magazine
Editors’ top picks based on their personal research and test

“Nordic Naturals was founded on a mission and vision that encompasses the principle that the structure and purity of omega-3 fatty acids dictates the function and efficacy. To this end, we strive to deliver perfection in our processes and product, delivering on our promise of consistently providing innovation in our field and the best product selection for our customers,” adds Joar.

Distributing products to over 20 countries on all major continents, Nordic Naturals is the international leader in omega-3 fish oils and EFA blends. The company has built a strong reputation in the omega fatty acid category by delivering exceptional purity, freshness, taste and demonstrating environmental responsibility. Nordic Naturals has over 150 different fish oil products, including liquids, soft gels, and children's chewables – all in natural triglyceride form. For information, call 800.662.2544 or visit

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