Aker BioMarine has been notified by the Finnish Food Safety Authority that Superba(TM) Krill Oil is now approved as Novel Food in the European Union. Consequently, Superba(TM) Krill Oil can be sold in all countries within the European Union.
"We are experiencing strong and growing interest for Superba(TM) Krill Oil in Europe", says Matts Johansen, Aker BioMarine's EVP of Sales and Marketing. "With the approval in place, we are prepared to immediately supply Superba(TM) Krill Oil to the European market, and pleased that our customers are able to sell our product to European consumers"
With the most recent Novel Food approval in place, Superba(TM) Krill Oil can be sold in most major markets, including the United States and the European Union.
For more information from Aker BioMarine, please contact:
Matts Johansen, EVP Sales & Marketing, tel. +47 24 13 00 00
Hallvard Muri, President & CEO, tel. +47 24 13 00 00
Aker BioMarine is harvest and manufacturer Superba(TM) Krill. Aker BioMarine is fully integrated from the harvesting of Krill to finish Krill Oil product - always access to pristine krill raw material, quality control in every process step, and fully traceable products all the way back to the Antarctic ocean. Aker BioMarine is committed to the highest environmental standards - proprietary Eco Harvesting(TM) ensures no by-catch, collaboration with WWF to promote higher industry standards, and pursuit of MSC certification to document sustainable operations. Aker BioMarine has a strong scientific focus and effort to documented results and strong claims in close collaboration with leading universities and research laboratories.
Aker BioMarine is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange (OSE:AKBM) and is owned 83.24% by Aker. Founded in 1841, Aker controls companies with an aggregate of 26,500 employees and more than USD 10 billion of revenues in 2008.
Aker BioMarine, headquartered in Oslo, Norway. www.akerbiomarine.com, www.superbakrill.com