Aker BioMarine: Sustainable Krill Harvester

Nutrition Business Journal has recognized Aker BioMarine for its role in building the sustainable krill fishery infrastructure with it’s NBJ’s 2012 award for “Investing in the Future.”

Aker BioMarine has invested in creating a controlled krill supply chain in the Antarctic, with a long-term focus on sustainable harvesting. In cooperation with World Wild Fund for Nature-Norway to its certification from the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) to its collaboration with the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resource’s, Aker works to ensure the future of the company as well as the krill fishery at large.

Aker BioMarine is the only krill harvester certified by MSC, an international nonprofit organization with an independent certifying body and a public assessment process. In order to maintain MSC Certification, companies must maintain certain benchmarks and conditions verified by annual audits.