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  • Ocean Harvest Technology Launches OceanFeed Swine™ in North America

    Innovative, First-to-Market Product Significantly Improves Animal Health, Creating Benefits Throughout the Food Chain; Independent Academic Study from Leading Animal Science Expert Dr. David Newman Confirms OceanFeed Swine™ Improves Gut Health and Immunity February 16, 2017 —Chicago, Illinois/Milltown, Ireland — Ocean Harvest Technology, a global company producing patent-protected animal feed solutions centered on the bioactive ingredients […]

  • Global expert to talk on seaweed applications at International Seaweed Congress in Cebu

    International Seaweed Congress in Cebu Dr. Stefan Kraan, scientific director of the Canadian-registered company Ocean Harvest Technology (OHT) Ltd., is giving a talk on November 21 at the 2014 International Seaweed Congress (ISC) at the Waterfront Hotel in Cebu. Dr. Stefan Kraan co-founded OHT with its CEO Patrick Martin. OHT is a global company dedicated […]

  • Mercy Tuam Transition Year Students

    Through The Eyes of a Student

    The value of having practical work experience on your CV at a young age is something we value here at Ocean Harvest Technology. We constantly take on students for work experience from both third level and second level institutions. The following post will give you a look into our business through the eyes of a student.

  • Seaweed as a Healthy Source of Iodine

    Discovered in 1811, iodine is a chemical  element required by humans and animals for the synthesis of the thyroid hormones thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3). These hormones are multifunctional and have important roles in the regulation of growth, development and metabolism. Iodine is therefore an essential trace element that affects almost every physiological process in the body.

  • FUSION Award for Ocean Harvest Technology

    Another Award – ‘InterTradeIreland FUSION Project Exemplar’

    InterTradeIreland’s all-island technology transfer and innovation programme, FUSION, partners companies north and south with a third-level institution providing them with the specialist expertise of a high calibre graduate working directly in the organisation to deliver a new product or process improvement project.

  • Seaweed carotenoids: diverse nutrients from the ocean

    Carotenoids are organic pigments that are present at significant levels in brown seaweed and other photosynthetic organisms. These pigments are powerful antioxidants that can help to prevent cancer, heart disease and also act to enhance immune response to infections. Carotenoids are present in all algae, higher plants and photosynthetic bacteria and are produced from fats […]

  • Frost and Sullivan Award 2012

    OHT Recognised at Awards in London

    Those who dare to dream and chase what they want, will always be recognised at some point. It is with great pleasure that we were recognised on May 14, 2013 as the 2012 Europe Frost & Sullivan Award for Entrepreneurial Company of the Year. We do not operate Ocean Harvest to win awards but it […]

  • Stefan Kraan

    Seaweed fed salmon can improve human health

    The health benefits associated with the consumption of salmon are well known. In addition to being an excellent source of protein, vitamins and minerals, salmon represent one of the few major sources of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in the human diet. Adequate intake of both these beneficial omega-3 fatty acids has been […]

  • Shore covered in Seaweed

    Tide must turn to use potential of seaweed

    An estimated 100,000 ton of seaweed washes up daily on the Irish coastline, but only a fraction of this resource is currently being exploited for its potential as a foodstuff, and the raw material for medical, cosmetic and other uses. Countries such as Norway, France and Spain are decades ahead of us when it comes […]