Qrill Aqua blog

The QRILL Aqua blog

Read how krill can benefit aquaculture.

Boosting health effects for salmon and athletes

The future is looking bright for aquaculture going forward. With our health and the health of the planet in mind, salmon is considered to be a part of a preferable diet due to our needs for marine omega-3s and proteins. Aker BioMarine CEO, Matts Johansen believes that the salmon industry should focus even more on the positive health effects of eating salmon. "Many people think that all fish are the same, but there is a difference between fish fingers and a salmon fillet", he says.

4 reasons why the salmon market will experience a significant growth

One of nature’s best sources of protein and an unrivalled farm product that leaves a minimal environmental impact, the demand for salmon is rising. Farmed salmon have increasingly become an important part of the diet for people all over the world and we have looked into four reasons why the salmon market is growing.

The value of a great partnership

In Aker BioMarine, we believe in building a stronger relationship with our partners. Instead of short-term business transactions, long-term customer partnerships are important to identify key industry challenges and put our heads together to solve them, says EVP QRILL Sales Sigve Nordrum. 

EAT and Aker BioMarine to promote sustainable aquaculture in Asia-Pacific

We always try to think outside the box, when showing gratitude towards our partners. This year, instead of sending the usual Christmas gift to our customers in Aquaculture we made a donation in their name to EAT. The philosophy was to give a gift that reflected the triple bottom line; people, planet and profit.

Sustainable solutions is an industry preference

High on the 2018 agenda, is planning for a sustainable future. We discuss solutions on waste, plastic in oceans and the need for food increase – to mention a few.

QRILL Aqua - the ingredient

In Aker BioMarine, we strive to make our ingredients the finest quality available - providing products for our partners that we can be proud of. We are openly sharing our knowledge and experience to partners to help secure their success with QRILL. Following are some facts about QRILL Aqua.   

Why omega-3 fatty acids are essential to fish


How we're making QRILL Aqua

All QRILL Aqua products origin from the pristine waters of Antarctica. Here krill are harvested with an ECO-Harvesting technology to protect the environment from by-catch. Further, onboard processing is done to make sure our customers benefit fresh and high-quality ingredients. Get a glimpse of how we make our QRILL ingredients through the words and insight of Viggo Brevik, former Factory Manager and now Fleet Production Director in Aker BioMarine.

Antarctic krill - a sustainable protein source 

Krill is an important source of protein, omega-3 fatty acids and feed attractants for fish and shrimp. Here are some facts about krill and why it is so attractive in feed for shrimp and fish.

QRILL Aqua product areas

For salmonoids

For salmonids, QRILL Aqua is proven to improve feed uptake and speed up growth. The fish becomes healthier and fillet quality is much better. There’s a reason the world’s most successful salmon farming companies raise their salmon on feed made with QRILL Aqua.

For Shrimp

For shrimp, QRILL Aqua and Astaxanthin Oil is proven to increase feed uptake resulting in faster growing, healthier, and tastier shrimp that look great. Whether your shrimp farming goal is to speed up growth, improve health, and enhance the final product’s taste — or maximize uptake during the starter feed stage — there is a tried and tested QRILL product.

Marine Fish

for fish

QRILL Aqua is used to enhance feed uptake and growth performance of many marine fish species, such as sea bass or sea bream. The world’s most successful marine fish farming companies rely on feed made with QRILL Aqua.