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Aarhuskarlshamn

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Aarhuskarlshamn
Skrivaregatan 9
Malmö
SE-211 15
Sweden


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  +46 40 627 83 00


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ACTIVE CATEGORIES

speciality oils and fats; vegetable products - wet



AAK refines vegetable oils for specialised products which meet customers' high requirements. In partnership with its customers.

AAK are always on the look out for partners whose production relies on high value-added vegetable oils. The company says that this is what has made AAK the world's leading producer of speciality vegetable fats. The products are used as substitutes for dairy fat and cocoa butter, as transfree solutions for fillings for chocolate and confectionery products, as well as by the cosmetics industry.

The company’s raw materials are obtained from areas such as Asia and West Africa. AAK is committed to sustainable development and is one of the prime movers behind RSPO, the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil, and GreenPalm Ltd. Through these initiatives, AAK has contributed to the natural extraction of palm oil through natural agricultral development.

AAK's products originate in the plant kingdom and are renewable. This means that they achieve a minimal impact on the environment. AAK's products are used, for example, as lubricants for forestry machinery. The waste products discharged by the machinery to the eco-system during the production process have no harmful impact on the environment.

AAK is organised into three business areas: Chocolate & Confectionery Fats, Food Ingredients and Technical Products & Feed. The cosmetics unit, which is part of Chocolate & Confectionery Fats, is a rapidly-growing operation.

Production facilities are located in Denmark, Mexico, the Netherlands, United Kingdom, Sweden, Uruguay and the USA.



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Sustainability marketing in fats and oils

05 Jun 2019 --- From the floor of the IFT Food Expo 2019 in New Orleans, US, Henning Villadsen, Business Development Director at AAK speaks to FoodIngredientsFirst about the company's new platform, AkoPlant plant-based alternatives and how a sustainability approach will propel AAK further forward. “The plant-based aspect actually builds on AAK's heritage. We have 140 years of experience within plants. All our sources and capabilities, all our extracting and blending capabilities come into play here,” Villadsen says.

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Ensuring sustainability across palm, shea & coconut oils – AAK

28 Dec 2017 --- One of the key themes at FiE 2017 was sustainability, and AAK is working to be a big part of it. “Sustainability is part of our DNA at AAK, we have been working with sustainability for many years. Now what we are looking into much more is the sustainability of the different oils that we source,” says Mads J Feer. In the past, AAK has focused on the sustainability of palm oil and shea oil, for example. Now, the company is looking to work toward the responsible sourcing of many oils. The company has also developed new movies of several supply chains it is working with.

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Innovative Solution to Tackle Chocolate Challenges in Tropical Markets

07 Dec 2015 --- AAK’s TROPICAO has been developed to overcome heat-related bloom, the most frequent reason for chocolate quality complaints in hot climates. With AAK’s innovative solution, chocolate manufacturers in hot climate markets such as Latin America, Asia and the Middle East are able to produce bloom-stable chocolate and still maintain the chocolate’s sensorial properties. René Schou, Global Director CCF at AAK discusses the technology.

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Trans Fat Free Oil Solutions

01 Jul 2014 --- Terry Thomas, President of AAK USA discusses the company's latest trans fat free oil solutions and product concepts.




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