Frequently asked questions

Where does the fish in the Minami fish oil come from?

The fish used in the Minami fish oil comes from the South Pacific waters, most of the fish comes from the Peruvian waters.

Are there products for vegans and vegetarians in the Minami range?

Yes, VeganDHA was especially developed for vegans and vegetarians. VeganDHA is an omega-3 supplement with DHA from algae oil (Schizochytrium sp.)

Are there products for children in the Minami range?

Yes, MorDHA Mini and MorEPA Mini  offer small easy to swallow capsules with strawberry flavor especially developed for children.

Can Minami provide certificates of analysis?

Yes. If you would like to receive these, you can request them by sending an email to

What does supercritical C02 extraction mean precisely?

More information about the technique is available via this link.

How can I check the quality of a fish oil supplement?

Look for the lot number on the packaging and ask the supplier for the corresponding certificate of analysis. If the amount of the undesirable substances (pesticides, heavy metals, dioxins and furans) is below the legal limits, you can consider the product as safe. Apart from the presence of undesirable substances the peroxide value (max. 10 mEq/kg) is important. This value expresses the level of peroxidation of the fatty acids. The peroxidation or rancidness of the fats indicates how the omega-3 fatty acids were preserved throughout the production process. Make sure to receive a certificate of analysis that corresponds with the lot number and not an old certificate with standard values that is reused again and again.

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