News

19.8.2014 | 21.45
LYSI laboratory in first place in AOCS/GOED proficiency testing of nutraceutical oils
The AOCS (American Oil Chemist Society ) Laboratory Proficiency Program is the world’s most extensive and respected collaborative proficiency testing program for oil- and fat-related commodities, oilseeds, oilseed meals and edible fats.
24.5.2014 | 17.15
LYSI at exhibitions
Vitafoods in Geneva and CPhI in Shanghai
1.5.2014 | 11.45
Free fatty acids as medicine
FFA derived from cod liver oil are active against bacteria's and fungi
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.