Krill Oil

Aker buys bulk krill oil business from Neptune

Aker buys bulk krill oil business from Neptune

By Hank Schultz

The krill oil market has been transformed with the announcement today that Aker BioMarine has bought the bulk oil supply end of Neptune Technologies & Bioressources for $34 million USD.

© iStock / pilipenkoD

Aker, Neptune reach landmark krill oil licensing agreement

By Hank Schultz

The Thirty Years War that reshaped Europe featured myriad twists and turns. The Krill Wars have, too, with the latest being a final, formal burying of the hatchet between the two principal players, Aker BioMarine and Neptune Technologies and Bioressources.

The ability to extend use levels of krill oil may open up market opportunities for manufacturers and its customers.© iStock.com / PilipenkoD

DISPATCHES FROM VITAFOODS EUROPE 2016

Does the recent approval for high-dose krill leave EU door ajar?

By Will Chu

The European Food Safety Authority's (EFSA) authorisation of the use of a lipid extract derived from krill oil at a higher dose is set to "drive a big change for Europe" and open up health claim avenues, says one Norwegian company. 

Biomass marketing: 'Until now, it has been challenging to use the EU-authorised health claims with standard krill oil because you couldn’t go beyond the 250 mg dosage form' © iStock

Aker wins high-dose krill omega-3 approval in EU

By Shane Starling

Krill major Aker Biomarine has won EU approval for high-dose versions of its omega-3/phospholipid offering in food supplements across the 28 nations of European Union bloc.

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