Marine Protein Marprot in Manta, Ecuador receives GMP certification from SGS

Singapore, 19 October 2010 - Marine Protein Marprot, a joint-venture between Bluewave Marine Ingredients and Marine Protein SAC, has obtained GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) certification through SGS following completion of a successful audit. During the process SGS reviewed and evaluated the 1,700 square meters production facility including its operations, facility design and maintenance to ensure its compliance to GMP standards.

As the production plant for PerfectDigest™ FPI (fish peptide isolate) and PerfectDigest™ FPC (fish peptide concentrate), Marine Protein Marprot operates under stringent sanitary standards to ensure quality production of peptides that meets demanding standards for freshness and purity.

“The GMP certification by SGS demonstrates our commitment to quality products and customer satisfaction,” said Mark Rottmann, COO of Bluewave Marine Ingredients which jointly owns the Marine Protein Marprot production plant. “This is another milestone for us and the GMP accreditation is well-aligned with our business development plans.”


About Bluewave Marine Ingredients and PerfectDigest™:

Bluewave Marine Ingredients is a leading manufacturer of specialized proteins, peptides and nucleotides derived from marine sources. Using patented membrane filtration technology to process and purify marine hydrolysates, Bluewave ensures production of high quality peptide and nucleotide fractions which can be used across a broad range of applications for human food, animal feed, pet food and fertilizer applications. The PerfectDigest™ product categories include marine-sourced peptides and hydrolysates, fat-free protein isolates and products containing high levels of Omega 3 and EPA/DHA.

  1. PerfectDigest™ FPI (fish peptide isolate)

  2. PerfectDigest™ FPC (fish peptide concentrate)

Bluewave currently has production plants in Ecuador and Peru, with additional expansion sites planned for year 2011 in South America, Asia and Northern Africa. For more information, visit

About SGS

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. Recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity, SGS employs 59,000 people and operate a network of more than 1,000 offices and laboratories around the world.

A Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) Certification Scheme provides independent verification and certification that the basic manufacturing practices and pre-requisites necessary for the implementation of an effective Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) food safety program are being followed.

GMP Compliance are minimum common sense sanitary and processing requirements applicable to all food processing establishments. Many food industry companies have implemented the GMP certification scheme for food processing as the foundation upon which they have developed and implemented other quality and food safety management systems, such as HACCP, SQF 2000cm and ISO 9001.

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