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Lisa Miller - Communications Director, US

Recent Posts

What are the Benefits of Omega-3s from Krill Oil?

There is no question that omega-3s play an important role in our health, but most of the world’s population doesn’t get enough. Since many of us do not eat enough of fatty fish, dietary supplementation may be necessary to help bridge the nutritional gap. Fortunately, in today’s market, there is no shortage of options, and that is where krill oil comes in. Krill oil, a marine phospholipid complex of choline and omega-3s, comes with a multitude of benefits.

Aker BioMarine Renews its Friend of the Sea (FoS) Sustainability Certification for Three More Years

Aker BioMarine is excited to announce that Friend of the Sea (FoS) has renewed the company’s sustainability certification for its krill products for three more years. Owning and controlling its entire supply chain, Aker BioMarine’s certification renewal is a result of an audit in 2019 with successful site visits to the company’s headquarters in Oslo, Houston based manufacturing facility, and vessel inspections of the Antarctic Endurance and Saga Sea.

The Aker BioMarine products

For People

Superba Krill oil
Aker BioMarine’s Superba Krill Oil is a natural source of essential omega-3s, phospholipids, choline and astaxanthin. The phospholipid-bound EPA and DHA fatty acids found in krill are documented to be a readily absorbable source of important long-chain omega-3s. Superba Krill Oil contributes to a balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle, supporting heart, brain, and joint health.

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For Aqua - Culture

Aker BioMarine produces nutrient-rich feed ingredients made from Antarctic krill, that help improve aquaculture efficiency. QRILL Aqua is rich in phospholipid-bound omega-3 fatty acids, the antioxidant astaxanthin, proteins and minerals. Previously, QRILL Aqua was known to promote faster growth in fish and shrimp. As we have learned more about the fundamental functions of krill nutrients, krill is also used in feed to improve stress tolerance, health and quality of both fish and shrimp.

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For Pets

Made of whole dried Antarctic krill, QRILL Pet is a functional ingredient for pet food. Products enriched with QRILL Pet provide a natural source of omega-3 fatty acids, marine proteins and the powerful antioxidant astaxanthin. QRILL Pet offers a number of benefits for pets, including healthy organs, joints and fur.

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