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Read more about krill, research and sustainability.

Krill research - a venture into the unknown

By Dr. Nils Hoem - Chief Scientist, February 06, 2018

 

At the heart of Aker BioMarine’s business, in one way or another, scientific research, development and guidance touch the entire value chain, from catch to product.

How new technology can help diversify your product portfolio

By Aker BioMarine, February 02, 2018

Omega-3 companies are being challenged on how they can help reignite interest and engagement with existing consumers while simultaneously attracting new ones.

Aker BioMarine’s vessel “Juvel” to set sail on research expedition to monitor krill biomass

By Aker BioMarine, January 23, 2018

 

Since 2011, the Institute of Marine Research has annually conducted Antarctic krill and ecosystem monitoring surveys at South Orkney Islands. 

How to Align Profitability and Sustainability

By Aker BioMarine, January 22, 2018

With sustainability hardwired into its DNA, Aker BioMarine intends to drive the krill business forward in a responsible manner. As the global leader in krill harvesting and krill oil manufacture, the company focuses on the four following areas in order to drive growth and sustainability.

Taking responsibility for our workplace 

 Krill is a keystone species in the Antarctic. Aker BioMarine has always considered it vital to protect the krill biomass as well as the many species that ultimately depend on krill as a food source.

Success in marketing and business starts with teamwork

By Aker BioMarine, December 27, 2017

Last week Trond Atle Smedsrud, EVP Innovation and Marketing at Aker BioMarine were interviewed by the Entrepreneur Podcast Network about marketing management. These are his top five tips for leading a team and finding success in marketing and business:

Can Krill Oil Improve the Performance of Some of the World’s Toughest?

 Scientists from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and the National Institutes of Health have launched a comprehensive research study, which will evaluate the effects of krill oil omega-3s on the resilience and performance of students at the U.S. Army Infantry Basic Officer Leadership Course and the U.S. Army Ranger Training School.

Houston Plant Awarded With Platinum Safety Partner Award

Commitment to employee safety has been and incremental part of our value chain since we started manufacturing at our Houston plant in late 2015. 

Are You One of the 2% of the Population With Adequate Omega-3 Levels?

Much of the world’s population exhibits low blood levels of the omega-3s EPA and DHA, according to a study published in the May 2016 issue of Progress in Lipid Research.

The Aker BioMarine products

For People

Superba Krill oil
A pure, natural source of health promoting Omega-3s. Superba Krill oil is boosting heart, brain, and joint health as well as contributing to a balanced diet. More easily absorbed, because of the unique phospholipid advantage.

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For Aqua - Culture

QRILL Aqua
Increase aquaculture efficiency with nutrient-rich feed ingredients made from Antarctic krill. Faster growth and enhanced health and quality of farmed marine species. Our customers boosted their salmon production by an additional 175 million servings in 2016.

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For Pets

QRILL Pet
A functional ingredient for pet food. Offers great benefits for pets, including healthy organs, joints and fur. Provide natural source of Omega-3 fatty acids, marine proteins and the powerful antioxidant astaxanthin.

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