Omega Protein acquires Cyvex Nutrition

by Keith Nunes
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HOUSTON — Omega Protein Corp. has acquired Cyvex Nutrition, Inc., Irvine, Calif., a manufacturer of ingredients primarily targeting the supplement market. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

“The acquisition of Cyvex provides Omega Protein with a strong line of non-marine based products and a stronger Omega-3 distribution network for OmegaPure, our proprietary refined menhaden fish oil,” said Joe von Rosenberg, chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer at Omega Protein. “Cyvex provides us with an immediate presence in the human health and wellness segment and we now will have access to the top supplement retailers who purchase a variety of ingredients, including fish oil.”

Brands developed and marketed by Cyvex Nutrition include BioVin, BioVin Advanced, Cognisetin and Alfapro Agglomerated.

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