Posts tagged with ‘krill oil’

  • Enzymotec selects DKSH for krill oil distribution

    Zurich-based DKSH has announced an expansion of its agreement with Israel’s Enzymotec to include the distribution of krill oil, as the companies continue their ‘very successful partnership’. DKSH, which claims to be the ‘number 1 market expansion services provider with a focus on Asia’, said the agreement will also help it to support Enzymotec to expand their food supplement business in the […]
  • Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc. moving into pharmaceutical market with launch of subsidiary Acasti Pharma Inc.’s Onemia

    Montreal’s Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc. said Monday it is moving into the pharmaceutical market with the launch of subsidiary Acasti Pharma Inc.’s Onemia at the Cardiometabolic Health Congress in Boston. Onemia is a marine-based medical food, approced by regulators for the management of cardiometabolic disorders. It can be taken alone or in combination with prescribed heart drugs. It will […]
  • Health Canada approves claims for Neptune Technologies’ krill oil supplement

    Neptune Technologies & Bioressources (Nasdaq:NEPT) (TSX-V:NTB) announced Wednesday that Health Canada has approved therapeutic claims for Neptune Krill Oil (NKO), proving that the supplement is in fact safe and effective on certain diseases. “Health claims are becoming among the most important drivers influencing the purchasing of Omega-3 supplements worldwide,” said CFO Andre Godin. If this is indeed true, then NKO […]
  • Azantis offers soluble form of krill oil

    Krill oil manufacturer Azantis Inc. in Boulder as teamed with Ceutical Switzerland AG to launch a water soluble krill oil that can be mixed with other water- based supplements, foods and drinks. The omega-3 rich liquid krill oil, including the krill phospholipids, could be mixed with acai, noni, and other health juices and vitamin waters. The water soluble liquid krill […]
  • Norwegian Krill Collaboration Could Help Secure EFSA Claims

    Collaboration on research between krill player Aker BioMarine and Norwegian food supplement manufacturer Sana Pharma could boost efforts to achieve positive opinions on health claims from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). The deal between the two companies has resulted in the addition of Aker’s SuperBa omega-3 krill oil to an existing range of Sana Pharma’s food supplements – VitaePro, […]
  • Aker BioMarine Adds Sales and Marketing Resources for U.S. Market

    Aker BioMarine Antarctic US Inc. added two new staff members who will concentrate on the North American market. Eric Anderson was named vice president of sales and marketing and Todd Norton was appointed to vice president of new business development. Anderson was formally Brands Manger at PL Thomas, and Norton was chief operating officer at AM Todd Botanicals. Anderson and […]
  • New Aker JV to acquire EPAX in €70 million deal

    Newly formed Trygg Pharma – a joint venture between krill player Aker BioMarine and New York-based private investment firm Lindsay Goldberg – has agreed to pay NOK 561 million (€71.2 million) for the Epax shares. Trygg will also assume the net interest bearing debt of Epax, which was NOK 314 million (€39.8 million) as of 31 December 2009. The transaction […]
  • Neptune Technologies & Bioressources profits rise on krill oil success

    Neptune Technologies & Bioressources has recorded continued profits in its first quarter, which the firm says is partly a result of a more widespread recognition of krill oil in the nutraceutical industry. The Canadian firm reported a 45 percent increase in revenue for the three months ended May 31, 2010 compared to the same period last year. This boosted revenue […]
  • Enzymotec Krill Oil Product Gains Novel Food Approval in Europe

    Enzymotec has announced that its leading product, Krill Oil +, has now obtained a Novel Food status in Europe for its Krill Product line , including the Pure Krill oil grade. Recently the company announced the expansion of its product line into a greater variety of Krill-based combination products, including Krill-based variety of grades, Krill/PS combos and more. “Enzymotec supports […]
  • Aker Biomarine’s Krill Fisheries Receives Marine Stewardship Council Certification

    Aker BioMarine has today received confirmation that its krill fisheries will be certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), an independent, global, non-profit organization that works to promote the best choices in sustainable seafood. In future purchases of Aker BioMarine’s Superba(tm) and Qrill(tm) products, consumers can be assured that their Omega-3 rich krill products are harvested in an environmentally sustainable […]