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May 20, 2021 22 mins

Show Description:

Daniel Wiley shares how being receptive to business opportunities opened the door to becoming a global supplier of fish oils. The realization that fish oil was not just another product to process, but a healthful ingredient that enriches human lives. Hear the steps involved in getting omega-3s from the ocean to a bottle. Learn what is involved in managing fishing in a healthy, sustainable manner; the commitment to protect this natural, limited resource and the culture for future generations.

Topics Discussed:

3:26 Introduction to Wiley Companies evolution
5:05 AlaskOmega and Wild Alaskan Pollock
7:55 Wiley's US supply chain and manufacturing process
13:50 Sources of EPA & DHA
15:36 Fish being collectors of EPA & DHA
17:21 Addressing sustainability and overfishing concerns

Dan Wiley Bio:

Dan was trained as a mechanical engineer at Grove City College in Pennsylvania. He worked in aerospace immediately after university, but over the years he has become a chemical engineer by osmosis through working at Wiley Companies, holding a variety of positions in company leadership. He has been working with Omega-3 fish oils since 2008, helping to build and grow the AlaskOmega product line for Wiley from initial conception. Dan is passionate about Omega-3 EPA/DHA and how these ingredients can impact people’s lives for the better.

Resources Mentioned in this episode:

Wiley Companies - www.wileyco.com
MSC Seaspiracy response - https://www.msc.org/media-centre/news-opinion/news/2021/03/26/response-to-netflix-seaspiracy-film

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