MIGDAL HA'EMEQ, Israel, Jan. 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Enzymotec Ltd. (Nasdaq:ENZY), a developer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative bio-active lipid ingredients, today announced the completion of its Migdal Ha'Emeq manufacturing facility expansion and a successful operating run of the new krill oil extraction process.
"We are very pleased to complete our manufacturing expansion for turning krill meal into crude krill oil in-house within our expected timeline," said Dr. Ariel Katz, President and Chief Executive Officer of Enzymotec Ltd. "Our fully integrated krill oil extraction process will increase our capacity. We also believe it will be more efficient due to the use of new technologies and the sale of marketable byproducts of the krill oil extraction process, thereby also increasing our nutrition segment revenues and gross profit."
About Enzymotec Ltd.
Enzymotec is a leading global supplier of specialty lipid-based products and solutions. The Company develops, manufactures and markets innovative bio-functional lipid ingredients, as well as final products, based on sophisticated processes and technologies.
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This release may contain forward-looking statements, which express the current beliefs and expectations of Company management. Such statements involve a number of known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause our future results, performance or achievements to differ significantly from the results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause or contribute to such differences the following risks: a high proportion of the sales of our InFat product is sold to end users by a single company in China; we rely on our Swedish joint venture partner to manufacture InFat, and certain matters related to the joint venture are the subject of disagreement; our gross profits may be adversely affected if we are only able to obtain lower quality krill meal; our ability to obtain krill may be affected by conservation regulation or initiatives; we are dependent on a single facility that houses the majority of our operations; we may not be able to expand our production or processing capabilities or satisfy growing demand; our product development cycle is lengthy and uncertain, and our development or commercialization efforts for our products may be unsuccessful; we are subject to significant and increasing government regulations regarding the sale and marketing of our products; we may not be able to protect our proprietary technology or prevent its unauthorized use by third parties; we are currently subject to litigation, and in the future may become subject to additional litigation, regarding intellectual property rights; and other factors discussed under the heading "Risk Factors" in the Company's final prospectus for its initial public offering filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on September 30, 2013. Forward-looking statements in this release are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions contained in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are made only as of the date hereof, and the company undertakes no obligation to update or revise the forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.