News

8.4.2014 | 10.50
LYSI obtains Halal Certification
The Certification covers all LYSI’s refined oil types.
30.1.2014 | 22.01
LYSI begins offering FoS-certified omega-3 oil
LYSI has now been accredited as a supplier under the Friend of the Sea sustainability program.
11.5.2013 | 19.58
Added tank capacity
LYSI adds 4,500 ton  tank capacity for crude oil
20.4.2013 | 16.17
Vitafoods Europe in Geneva 14 – 16 May
LYSI will be exhibiting this year as it did last year
5.10.2012 | 10.46
Nordic award for contribution to innovation in road surfaces
LYSI received the Research and Development award at conference of the Norwegian Public Roads Administration held in Iceland in June this year. LYSI’s R&D Manager Dr. Arnar Halldorsson accepted the award on behalf of the company.
20.9.2012 | 09.46
New long-term research program on Spent Bleaching Earth for gas production
LYSI and Sorpa, the solid waste handling company for the Greater Reykjavík Area, have entered into an R&D agreement on the improved utilisation of LYSI’s byproducts. A total of 1,200 tons of Spent Bleaching Earth (SBE) – a solid waste produced by the edible oil industry – are discarded by LYSI’s processing plants annually.
28.8.2012 | 11.26
LYSI another year on AOCS’s approved list of laboratories
The American Oil Chemist Society (AOCS) publishes an annual list of approved laboratories. LYSI scored high this year, as before.
23.7.2012 | 22.24
LYSI doubles the production capacity
The inauguration of the new processing plant in June 15th 2012 is yet another milestone in the development of LYSI as a leader in the production of high quality fish oils for human consumption.
22.4.2012 | 19.53
New drug for constipation
A new Icelandic drug made from fish oil is being tested at the Children’s Hospital in Reykjavik.
14.3.2012 | 10.06
Obesity and Vitamin D
The HUNT study shows connection between low levels of Vitamin D in the body and obesity years later.

12.9.2011 | 09.42
LYSI’s laboratory on AOCS approved list

The American Oil Chemist Society (AOCS) publishes a list of approved laboratories.

20.6.2011 | 20.30
Construction of LYSI’s new processing plant begins
With LYSI’s products in demand worldwide, the company’s processing plant, built in 2005, has now nearly exceeded its capacity.
10.6.2011 | 16.08
Associated Icelandic Ports recognise LYSI’s environmental contribution
At its annual meeting on 30 May 2011, the Associated Icelandic Ports (AIP) granted its environmental recognition for the fifth consecutive year, this time to LÝSI, which is situated in the harbour area.
26.5.2011 | 15.59
DHA’s beneficial effects to the development of the eyes and brain of the foetus and infants are now official
The European Union (EU) recently authorised health claims referring to children’s development and health for products containing the omega-3 fatty acid DHA.
25.4.2011 | 17.45
LYSI at Vitafoods Europe
LYSI has a stand (#2320) at Vitafoods Europe that takes place in Geneva, Switzerland 10 -12 May 2011.