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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.

Omega-3s - a trendy ingredient for pet food

By Aysen Korucu - Marketing Manager, August 10, 2018

One of the biggest trends in the pet food industry of 2018 is that pet parents are increasingly looking for healthy foods with proactive ingredients. With this in mind, we foresee a rise in the interest of omega-3 as a ingredient in pet food, and with good reason.

5 top benefits of omega-3s for pets

Pet parents want to ensure that their furry family members are healthy, happy, and live long lives. Omega-3s play a very important role in pet food, as dogs and cats are unable to produce them naturally and rely on their diet to maintain healthy levels.

Consumers are willing to spend more money on pet food than food for themselves

Research shows that consumers are spending more money on their pet food than ever before to keep their dogs and cats healthy. In fact, pet spending in America has risen every year since 1994 and is estimated to have reached $69.51 billion spent in 2017 – meaning consumers spend more money on their pet food than food for themselves.

How QRILL Pet acts as a power ingredient for Iditarod Champions

By Katrin Berntsen, March 27, 2018

Fed on QRILL Pet, Norwegian Joar Leifseth Ulsom’s dog team wins ultra-endurance Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

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.

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.

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.