Aker BioMarine Joins GOED Coalition

<p>Aker BioMarine formally joined the GOED Coalition at the steering committee level to help increase sales in the omega-3 market.</p>

OSLO, Norway—Aker BioMarine formally joined the GOED (Global Organization for EPA and DHA) Coalition at the steering committee level to help increase sales in the omega-3 market.

The coalition was formed to develop and execute an integrated consumer education, awareness and advocacy strategy, including a range of best-practice consumer engagement efforts to support consumer demand and strengthen the omega-3 category.

To maintain credibility with media and consumers, the program will be largely unbranded, focusing on growing consumer awareness of and preference for the important health benefits of omega-3 supplementation.

"Although krill sales are relatively stable, we believe it is the responsibility of all marine omega-3 players to come together for the good of the category," said Matts Johansen, COO, Aker BioMarine. "This coalition is exactly what the omega-3 market needs right now, so getting involved at the steering committee level was a straightforward decision for us."

A recent survey conducted by Aker BioMarine indicates that omega-3 supplement users want more alternatives to existing sources, helping the company further understand consumer behavior and demand.

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