Ascenta Health Announces Acquisition By Nature’s Way

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Halifax, May 19, 2015 – Ascenta Health Limited announced today that it has entered into a sale agreement with renowned US-based health brand, Nature’s Way, for an undisclosed amount. As a division of Nature’s Way, the company’s operations and employees will continue in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

NutraSea Non-GMO Verified

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NutraSea Now Verified Non-GMO by the Non-GMO Project

Ascenta Health is pleased to announce that several of its leading omega-3 brands, including its flagship product NutraSea, have been verified Non-GMO by the Non-GMO Project.

The Non-GMO verified brands are: NutraSea (lemon, mango), …

Ascenta's response to Fukushima radiation concerns

Valued customers and retailers,

In April 2011, northeastern Japan was devastated by an earthquake and tsunami which in turn caused the Fukushima nuclear plant explosion. Nearly three years later, cleanup efforts from the nuclear plant continue, with an estimated completion date of mid-2014 for total containment.

Despite the …

Ascenta expanding into new markets with support from ACOA

July 30, 2013, DARTMOUTH, NS – Two innovative companies in the region are receiving repayable loans totalling $1, 000, 000 to assist with overseas marketing. Today, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, announced the support for Ascenta Health Limited and Novawise Inc. on behalf of the Honourable Rob Moore, Minister …

Ascenta’s response to study linking omega-3s to prostate cancer risk

The paper published by Brasky et al. (2013) used data collected from men aged 50 and older who were enrolled in the SELECT trial. This trial, which was asked to discontinue treatment due to lack of evidence for efficacy, was designed to determine the effect of vitamin E and selenium, …

Ascenta Making a Difference with Green Values

March 29, 2012 Dartmouth, Nova Scotia – Ascenta, an industry leader in omega-3 essential fatty acids, donated close to $30, 000 today to the Nova Scotia Nature Trust as part of its ongoing commitment to the environment.

“We …

Introducing The Most Eco-Friendly and Sustainable High DHA Omega-3

March 11, 2011 Nova Scotia, Canada – Ascenta, the industry leader in omega-3 essential fatty acids, introduces NutraSea DHA, a high DHA omega-3 from the most eco-friendly and sustainable marine source, wild squid.

“We have strategically focused on using the most sustainable sources of omega-3 and have progressively worked …

Ascenta, developer of the world's best omega-3, is proud to sponsor

AN AFTERNOON WITH DEEPAK CHOPRA in Saskatoon SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 20TH, 2011

Deepak Chopra, Author and Physician is Acknowledged as one of the world’s greatest leaders in the field of mind body medicine, Deepak Chopra, continues to transform our understanding of the meaning of health. Through his creation of The …

Ascenta Partners with Heal the Bay in its Ongoing Commitment to Sustainability

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia (November 30, 2010) Ascenta, the industry leader in omega-3 fatty acids and the first natural health product manufacturer to become a member of 1% for the Planet, is announcing a partnership with Heal the Bay, a nonprofit environmental organization dedicated to making Southern California coastal waters and …

Introducing The Most Eco-Friendly and Sustainable High DHA Omega-3

October 22, 2010 Dartmouth, Nova Scotia – Ascenta, the industry leader in omega-3 essential fatty acids, introduces NutraSea DHA, a high DHA omega-3 from the most eco-friendly and sustainable marine source, wild squid.

Everyone needs omega-3 as these are “good fats” essential for optimal health. Omega-3 must be obtained …

Nutrition Business Journal: Spotlight on Ascenta

Nutrition Business Journal, the leading nutrition industry publication in North America, offering unbiased and extensively researched strategic information, featured Ascenta in the July issue in a spotlight article on traceability. The article showcased Pure Check as an industry-leading program that addresses consumer concerns regarding the purity and potency of their …

Finally, A Vegetarian Omega-3 Supplement That Delivers Benefits Similar To Fish Oil

May 13, 2010 Dartmouth, Nova Scotia – Ascenta, an industry leader in omega-3 essential fatty acids, introduces NutraVege, nature’s highest potency and most complete vegetarian omega-3 supplement providing benefits similar to fish oil.

“Until recently, the vegetarian options for omega-3 lacked potency and did not provide the same benefits …

Ascenta Named one of Atlantic Canada’s “Fastest Growing Companies”

Ascenta has been named one of Progress Magazine’s annual “Atlantic Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies” for 2010. The Dartmouth developer of ultra-pure, great tasting omega-3 supplements placed 14th on the list by achieving an impressive 75% growth rate.

Already the category leader in Canada, Ascenta achieved such solid growth by …

Ascenta places consumer safety first with the highest purity levels

March 3, 2010, Halifax, NS – Ascenta Health Ltd., developer of NutraSea, the leading omega-3 fish oil supplement line in Canada, provides complete transparency to consumers regarding the safety of its products, an important reassurance in light of a PCB contamination level lawsuit filed yesterday against other industry players.

Best restaurant in the world features Ascenta’s omega-3 product

Despite today’s tough economic times that are forcing many businesses to scale back, Ascenta, developer of Canada’s top selling omega-3 fish oil supplement line NutraSea, is enjoying surging Canadian sales and launching into the United Kingdom with a bang.

On Friday, January 22, Ascenta hosted an invitation-only gala luncheon …

NutraSea featured as “Product with a Conscience” in Good Morning America

Ashley Koff, named by Citysearch as LA’s Best Nutritionist three years running, reviewed industry trends from this year’s Natural Foods Expo West on ABC’s Good Morning America.  Ashley pointed out the importance of sustainability and environmental commitment by companies in the …

Ascenta Products Help Zoo Atlanta’s African Rhino

September 23, 2009, Halifax, NS – Omega-3 fish oil from Ascenta, a company headquartered in Dartmouth, is helping treat Zoo Atlanta’s African Rhino Boma’s dry skin problem. Dry skin is very common in African Rhinos.

Representatives from Zoo Atlanta’s Animal …

Ascenta Continues to Grow with $4 Million Investment From Avrio Ventures

March 24, 2009 – Halifax, NS – Ascenta Health Ltd. (‘Ascenta’), a developer of award-winning natural health products and industry leader in omega-3 fish oil supplements announced today that it signed a $4 million investment agreement with Avrio Ventures.

Ascenta is committed to developing dietary health products that improve …

Ascenta launches omega-3 + vitamin D – health in a teaspoon

Atlantic Canadian developer of natural health products, Ascenta, announced today the launch of Nutrasea+D, its latest product innovation.

NutraSea+D combines Ascenta’s award winning and ultra-pure omega-3 fish oil supplement with 1, 000 IU of vitamin D3 based on the latest research, all in a delicious tasting apple flavoured liquid. …

Expanding and Giving Back

A homegrown business success, Ascenta Health Ltd., is expanding its Dartmouth headquarters and creating up to 35 new jobs. The company develops award-winning natural health products and is an industry leader in omega-3 fish oil supplements.

The province, through Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI), has signed a five-year payroll …

Best New Product Award

April 11, 2006 – Ascenta Health’s newest product, OmegaSmooth, received the Best New Product Award in London at the Natural Products Europe Show.
In its 10th year anniversary. The 2006 Natural Products Europe Show in London was bigger and better that ever. This year saw a record attendance of retailers …

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