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The QRILL Pet Blog

QRILL Pet is a superior source of omega-3s in pet food formulation. However there is more to it. Our blog is here to educate you on all benefits of krill for pets and keeps you posted on the latest research.

Why we need to care more about the omega-3 intake of pets

On our Superba Krill™ website, you may have read some of our blogs on the Omega-3 Index Test, a self-administered test, that indicates the omega-3 levels in your red blood cells with just a small brick in your finger. But how do those omega-3 levels translate to your furry family member? Did you know that omega-3 levels can be measured for pets as well?

As we approach the year of the dog, how can we make life better for our dogs?

By Aysen Korucu - Marketing Manager, February 15, 2018

Tonight, many around the world will celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year. As we usher into the year of earth dog, many hope for better fortune and luck. Those born in the year of the earth dog are defined by characteristics such as honest, loyal and ready to lend a helping hand to others. Just as our beloved companion animals, those born in the year of the dog are known to be the true friends and most reliable partners. Isn’t this what the world needs at the moment? So as we approach the year of the dog, which will hopefully smoothen the energy of the world, how can we improve the life of our furry family members?

Why it’s important to choose a sustainable pet food ingredient

By Aysen Korucu - Marketing Manager, February 02, 2018

Pets play an important role in our mental health and physical health. With increasing pet populations all over the world, we need to make sure that the food they are eating is made in a sustainable way that leaves as little traces on the planet as possible.

The 4 powerful components of QRILL Pet

By Knut Heggen - Head of Sales, January 18, 2018

Preventive care instead of treatment is what pet owners want to achieve for their beloved family members. Therefore, the demand for new and innovative functional ingredients that provide health benefits is increasing in the pet food industry. QRILL Pet for example, is a great source of omega-3s in pet food and treat formulations, however there is more to the story of this unique marine ingredient.

5 Trends that will influence the pet food industry in 2018

By Aysen Korucu - Marketing Manager, January 11, 2018

It is no secret, the pet industry is booming and will continue to rise in 2018. At the same time the industry is changing rapidly and pet food brands need to keep up to fulfill more conscious consumer demands. They have every reason to be more mindful, as pets today are considered more and more as family members and pet owners want to purchase only the best for their beloved animal companions. We see how trends from the human industry are more rapidly transferring over to the pet industry and we expect that this trend will be prominent in 2018.

Is a dog part of your health plan?

The history of dogs as pets stretches back at least 27,000 years, when dogs were first domesticated from grey wolves. Initially, the tamest wolves might have approached human settlements in search of food. Our pre-historic ancestors soon realized the usefulness of dogs for hunting and warding off predators.

Which nutrients are essential for pet foods

By Knut Heggen - Head of Sales, December 18, 2017

We all want to offer our pets a well-balanced diet, that provides them with all essential nutrients that are vital for their health, development and overall well-being. All nutrients play an important role, as they balance each other and can only provide the right effect if they work in synergy. We could, for example, compare this to a mechanical watch, where even the smallest defect on one of the wheels could affect the overall functionality of the watch.

What type of omega-3 ingredients are out there for pet food?

By Aysen Korucu - Marketing Manager, November 15, 2017

You know about the importance of omega-3s for pets and want to include an omega-3 ingredient in your pet food formula. Choosing the right source can make a big difference in a pet’s life.

How to make healthy food choices for pets

By Knut Heggen - Head of Sales, November 10, 2017

Good nutrition is important for pets as they need a balanced and nutritious diet to stay happy and healthy. However, making healthy choices is not always easy and there are many different ingredients to choose from.

Here are a few things you need to think about when choosing ingredients for pet food!


The qrill pet product

For pets

A functional ingredient for pet food. Offers great benefits for pets, including healthy organs, joints and fur. Provides a natural source of omega-3 fatty acids, marine proteins and the powerful antidoxidant astaxanthin.