DARTMOUTH, NOVA SCOTIA — Ocean Nutrition Canada, an omega-3 ingredient supplier, has acquired a fish oil refining facility in Piura, Peru.

“The acquisition of the Piura facility is a huge step forward for our company and through this, Ocean Nutrition is changing the competitive landscape of our industry,” said Martin Jamieson, president and chief executive officer. “We now have four processing facilities on two continents. As the global leader in a fast-growing industry, our goal is to stay three steps ahead of the competition. Customers will appreciate the many advantages our enhanced supply chain will provide them.”

Ocean Nutrition Canada’s MEG-3 fish oil ingredients are sourced primarily from the costal upwelling region of Peru.