Aker Biomarine Joins GOED

November 23, 2010

Aker Biomarine AS (Oslo, Norway) is now the newest member of the Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3.

Aker Biomarine AS (Oslo, Norway) is now the newest member of the Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3 (GOED; Salt Lake City).

Aker’s new membership means the krill oil manufacturer will comply with GOED’s collaborative efforts to support sustainable development of and education on the omega-3 fatty acids EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid).

"We appreciate that [Aker]will work inside GOED to contribute to the responsible growth and development of krill products with defined and transparent criteria and specifications that help enable consumer trust,” said GOED executive director Adam Ismail. “Krill oil is a growing and important source of EPA and DHA for consumers worldwide, so proactive quality initiatives driven by companies like [Aker]and other krill manufacturers will be important.”