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Aker BioMarine

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Aker BioMarine
Oksenøyvn. 10 (Bygg B)
1366 Lysaker
Norway

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cardiovascular health, general health and wellness, nutraceuticals, stress and inflammation, supplements



Aker BioMarine is a vertically integrated biotechnology company and the world’s leading supplier of krill-derived biotech products. The company is supplying krill marine ingredients through an optimized value chain from raw materials to customer.

Aker BioMarine utilizes its unique krill harvesting methods to develop its own downstream operations within the high value added nutraceutical and aquaculture feed markets.

Krill derived products, such as krill oil and meal, have a high content of bioactive ingredients, e.g. Omega-3 bound phospholipids, choline and astaxanthin, which have documented positive effects on both humans and animals.

Superba KrillTM is the company’s krill oil nutraceutical line for humans and QrillTM covers all krill meal products for both the aquaculture and pet food markets.

Superba Krill is the world’s most researched krill oil brand. The naturally occurring nutrients in krill oil offer many benefits supporting the heart, liver, brain, skin and joints, allowing for optimal end product differentiation by brand owners.

Aker BioMarine has a wide set of capabilities within nutraceuticals (dietary supplements and functional foods) and is an experienced player in nutraceutical applications of lipids, product development, and intellectual property rights (IPR), R&D and product commercialization.



Articles On NutritionInsight
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Weekly Roundup: Lubrizol acquires Laboratoire Phenobio, Gnosis receives GMP+ Feed Certification

22 Mar 2019 --- In nutrition news this week, Lubrizol completed the acquisition of French active ingredients supplier Laboratoire Phenobio in a move that adds innovative botanical extracts and... Read More

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Weekly Roundup: Aker BioMarine enters partnership to boost sustainable krill harvests, Nestlé Cereals joins PHE campaign

11 Jan 2019 --- In nutrition news this week, Aker BioMarine and Cognite are to digitalize the krill company's harvesting and manufacturing operations to improve its sustainability efforts. It... Read More

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Krill harvesting: Aker BioMarine to build new support vessel in China

18 Oct 2018 --- Aker BioMarine is set to build its newest support vessel in China. After signing a memorandum of understanding with representatives from the China Overseas Development Association... Read More

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Aker BioMarine partnership seeks to battle lupus with krill oil

30 Aug 2018 --- Aker BioMarine and Lupus Research Alliance have partnered to launch a new clinical study investigating how phospholipid-rich krill oil can benefit people with lupus, with the aim to... Read More

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Weekly Roundup: Two Aker Biomarine krill patents deemed unpatentable in US court, no single diet can eliminate belly fat

24 Aug 2018 --- The weekly roundup is NutritionInsight's collection of global nutrition stories from the past week. No single diet can specifically eliminate belly fat research has found, but... Read More




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New krill oil market potential

14 May 2019 --- Aker BioMarine is a biotech innovator and the world’s leading supplier of krill-based ingredients. Superba Krill oil is a 100 percent pure Antarctic krill oil and the only krill oil brand to have 4 EU authorized health claims. Krill oil contains omega-3 EPA & DHA, phospholipids, choline and astaxanthin. These naturally occurring nutrients make krill oil unique and unmatched in the omega-3 space. At Vitafoods Europe 2019, the company presented various possibilities with Superba krill oil. CEO, Matts Johansen, discusses how the market for krill oil is developing. 

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Market Opportunities in Krill Oil

18 May 2017 --- Aker BioMarine recently reported how the company managed to grow sales and improve operations in the still-challenging omega-3 market, and continues to heavily invest in new technology and the development of new krill-derived products. Matts Johansen, CEO of Aker BioMarine, is satisfied with the result, but admitted that 2016 was still a challenging year for the company. Johansen said. “Although 2016 was a good year for Aker BioMarine, we posted slightly negative earnings after tax. The investments needed to build a supply chain for krill-based products, the resources needed to innovate and document their biological effects, and the time needed to develop new markets are reflected in our earnings.”




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THE WORLD OF FOOD INGREDIENTS

View From The Top: Matts Johansen, CEO, Aker BioMarine

01 Aug 2016 --- Aker BioMarine, the leading supplier of krill-derived products, ramped up its investment in R&D in 2015. Of the company’s turnover of $US105 million, $US20 million was reinvested into enabling technologies and the scientific support behind them.

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THE WORLD OF FOOD INGREDIENTS

Opinion Edge – The Right Personal Nutrition Approach

05 Aug 2015 --- Key suppliers offer their thoughts on the trends that will drive the nutritionals market forward. What is the future for personalized nutrition and which condition specific nutrition areas are on-trend?




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