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NEWS AND PRESS RELEASES

Aker BioMarine is a company in constant development. Here is the latest news and press releases.

Aker BioMarine launches new circular economy company

Today, Aker BioMarine launches AION (Greek for ‘eternity’), a new company that will use a capital light and technology agnostic business model to offer products and services to companies with a desire to recycle waste and re-use materials.

Aker BioMarine joins industry alliance to reduce the carbon footprint of Norwegian salmon

Aker BioMarine joins forces with The Bellona Foundation, the Norwegian Seafood Federation and six other major players in the fish feed industry to improve the climate footprint of Norwegian salmon. The initiative «Råvareløftet» seeks to accelerate the development of new raw materials for fish feed. The aim is to contribute to major cuts in greenhouse gas emissions, while generating employment and furthering the development of the aquaculture industry.

Krill industry joins forces to protect penguins in Antarctica

An NGO-industry collaboration to protect the Antarctic Ocean today announces a big step forward with a year-round permanent closure of a 4 500km2 area of ocean around Hope Bay in the northern Antarctic Peninsula. The move is supported by the Association of Responsible Krill harvesting companies (ARK) and an NGO coalition of Greenpeace, Pew, WWF and Oceanites. 

Aker BioMarine appoints Webjørn Barstad as new EVP Offshore

Former Lerøy leader brings years of industry experience into new, executive-level role at Aker BioMarine.

New study helps dog owners determine the most effective omega-3 fatty acids for their pets’ diets

A new study, recently published in Veterinary Medicine and Science magazineput omega-3 fatty acids to the test, comparing the effects of short-chain (alpha-linolenic acid) versus long-chain (EPA and DHA) fatty acids in the diets of 20 Alaskan Huskies.

Aker BioMarine launches new business segment with broad application potential

 Global biotech innovator Aker BioMarine is today launching LYSOVETA™, a new delivery platform based on LPC-bound EPA and DHA from krill. This is a significant breakthrough that will open up new opportunities and new large markets within the brain, eye and other important health areas.

New study: Krill astaxanthin oil enhances growth and survival of shrimp in post-larval stage

While previous studies confirmed the stimulating effects of astaxanthin krill oil on Pacific whiteleg shrimp juveniles, little is known about its effect on shrimp in the post-larval stage. A new study from Instituto de Ciências do Mar, Brazil (Labomar) and Aker BioMarine aimed to remedy this knowledge gap, analyzing how astaxanthin krill oil impacts the shrimp during this intermediary growth stage.

Aker BioMarine signs strategic partnerships and commercial frame agreement in China

Aker BioMarine has a strong commitment and ambitions in the Chinese market. Aker BioMarine attends the CIIE (China International Import Export) expo in Shanghai from 5-10 November, which serves as a platform for expanding the company’s business in China.

New Head of Investor Relations to strengthen Aker BioMarine Finance team

Aker BioMarine, currently trading on Merkur Market, appoints Martin Stenshall as the company’s Head of Investor Relations.

Aker BioMarine’s Krill Fishery Receives an ‘A’ Rating For the Sixth Year in a Row

For the sixth year in a row, the Antarctic krill fishery is awarded with an A rating as the only reduction fishery in very good condition. This rating comes from the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP), an independent non-profit organization that evaluates the sustainability of global fisheries. 

Our Products

From oil to gummies, krill from Aker BioMarine is finding its way into a lot of delivery formats.

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

QRILL Aqua
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

QRILL Pet
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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