Merce Piñol del Olmo is an industry leader with broad experience in the nutraceutical sector. As the VP of Sales for Europe, Middle East and Africa, the Norwegian is responsible for the growth strategy in these regions.
August 2021 and like the Olympics, competition for the best positions is heating up with no prizes for second or third place. This month NutraIngredients features those who’ve jostled, interviewed, and achieved the prime podium place.
Aker BioMarine and the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) are to team up to look into the modified form of two long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, with a view to improve its delivery to the eyes and brain.
Aker BioMarine’s krill fishery activities have been re-certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) for the third consecutive year in an assessment that notes strengths in sustainability and partnerships.
Supplementing the diet with krill oil may help maintain normal muscle function by preventing lower circulating concentrations of choline observed during endurance events, according to a Norwegian study.
Claiming to be a category leader can be expensive. Aker BioMarine CEO Matts Johansen said his company accepted that challenge when it produced a pricey video highlighting the importance of testing omega-3 levels in consumers.
A ruling by the US Patent and Trademark Office has reignited the krill wars, with Norwegian company Rimfrost AS claiming the ruling could invalidate all of the claims relating to two patents held by rival Aker BioMarine AS.
Aker BioMarine has pulled the plug on its patent infringement suit that was being pursued before the International Trade Commission. But the company is still suing a Norwegian competitor and an American distribution partner in district court.
Matts Johansen has been appointed CEO of krill major Aker BioMarine with a mandate to “to continue to develop one of Norway's most exciting biotechnology companies into a solid and predictable company”.
Aker BioMarine and its extraction partner Naturex have finalized a deal to build a new krill oil production facility in Texas to augment existing product capacity in Valencia, Spain. The new facility is Aker’s first in North America, currently its most...
In another busy day in the ongoing struggle among krill oil suppliers over IP protection, a trade complaint was filed, this time with the International Trade Commission, and the re-examination of a patent passed a procedural benchmark that one company...
Aker Biomarine, Pfizer and Merck are among the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical companies that have joined forces with academia to better connect “brain science and industry” in a new Norwegian project.
Krill player Aker Biomarine will donate the use of its trawler the Saga Sea for use in an acoustic survey near the South Orkney Islands off the north-eastern tip of Antarctica, as the company continues its efforts with WWF-Norway.
Omega-3s sourced from krill are more effective than fish oil in combating some metabolic symptoms including raised fat levels in the heart and liver in obese individuals, according to Italian researchers.
A European supplier of health supplements says that the launch of a branded Krill oil product onto the Norwegian market will be a key launch for 2009 ahead of potential further rollouts in Europe, the US and Asia.