Press Releases

  • GOED Grants Two Lifetime Achievement Awards to Industry Leaders

    GOED has granted GOED Lifetime Achievement Awards to Dr. Norman Salem, Jr. and Olav Sandnes in honor of their efforts to increase global EPA and DHA consumption.

  • GOED To Hold Webinar on Understanding the Omega-3 Consumer

    GOED has partnered with market research expert FMCG Gurus to hold a webinar on global omega-3 consumer behaviors and attitudes on Thursday, April 30. This one-hour webinar focuses on new omega-3 consumer research in 26 countries. According to their data, 82% of global consumers say that they are aware of omega-3s, yet global intake of EPA and DHA is far lower than that. And although FMCG Gurus research shows that 75% of global consumers say they associate omega-3 with having a positive impact on health, there are still attitude and behavior gaps that need to be addressed. This webinar will hel...

  • GOED Publishes 2017-2018 Report on Global Omega-3 Industry

    The Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED) has published the 2017-2018 edition of its annual Global EPA and DHA Omega-3 Ingredient Market Report. The report details the volume and value of the omega-3 raw materials sector during 2017 and 2018, and includes a breakdown according to ingredient source, finished product application and geography.

  • Omega-3 Conference, GOED Exchange 2020, Open for Registration

    GOED Exchange, the premier biennial event for omega-3 professionals, is now open for registration. With the theme of “stimulating growth in the omega-3 industry,” this international conference is unique in its out-of-the-box content and its ability to bring together thought leaders and the brightest minds in the omega-3s industry, for conversation, networking and education.

  • GOED Releases 2016-2017 Ingredient Market Report

    GOED has published the 2016-2017 update to its annual Global EPA and DHA Ingredient Market Report. The report details the 2016 and 2017 volume and value of the raw materials sector of the global omega-3 market and includes a breakdown according to raw material source, finished product application and geography.

  • GOED Issues Two Industry Advisories

    GOED recently issued two industry advisories on technical issues of interest to the EPA and DHA omega-3 market. One addresses “Micro- and Nanoplastics Particle Contamination in EPA/DHA Omega-3 Oils," and focuses specifically on the filtration and centrifugation steps employed in the manufacturing and refining of EPA/DHA omega-3 oils.

  • GOED Updates GOED Voluntary Monograph with Lower Lead Limit

    As part of GOED’s commitment to maintaining the highest quality standards in the industry, the organization maintains and continually updates a quality monograph to which members must adhere. The monograph was recently updated to lower the maximum limit for lead from 0.1 to 0.05 mg/kg.

  • GOED Appoints New Board Officers

    The board of directors of GOED, the Global Organization of EPA and DHA Omega-­3s, has elected new officers for the 2018-2019 fiscal year and also voted to add a new Officer position of Monetization Officer.

  • GOED Appoints New Executive Director

    GOED’s board of directors is pleased to announce that Ellen Schutt has been appointed as Executive Director of GOED. Ellen was previously Vice-President, Communications and Education and had been acting as Interim Executive Director since the departure of Adam Ismail at the end of February.

  • Omega-3 Intake Reduces Cardiac Death Risk According to Comprehensive New Study

    Results from a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Lipidology showed that in 14 randomized, controlled trials (RCTs) of 71,899 people, consumption of EPA and DHA omega-3s reduced the risk of cardiac death by a statistically-significant average of 8 percent.