Low-Angle Shot of Ladder and Tanks Refinery - About Us - AAK

Added value

in a sustainable and responsible way

About us

AAK has more than 140 years of experience of innovating and customizing solutions based on vegetable oils and fats. In close collaboration with our customers, we use our expertise to create added value across the food, confectionery, and cosmetics industries.

AAK should be the first choice for customers whose production relies on value-adding vegetable oil solutions. This is what has made AAK the world’s leading producer of speciality and semi-speciality vegetable oils and fats.

We collaborate and innovate

We use our deep knowledge of vegetable oils and fats, trends, markets, and innovation to create long-lasting results for you as our customer. Our Co-Development approach is rooted in the insight that the best solutions are created through collaboration. We work closely together with you to tailor your solutions and offers – and to achieve lasting business value. At AAK, we are dedicated to innovation, working in a creative and friendly atmosphere. We are AAK – The Co-Development Company.

We work sustainably and responsibly

The raw materials that we use are obtained from all over the world. Originating in the plant kingdom, they are renewable and have minimum impact on the environment. AAK is committed to sustainable development and is, among other things, a founder member of the RSPO, the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil. Through this and other initiatives, AAK continues to act responsibly towards all of our stakeholders – investors, local and global customers, suppliers, employees, and the local communities in which we operate.

Local and global

AAK has 20 different production facilities, sales offices in more than 25 countries, sales in more than 100 countries, and more than 3,900 employees. Our headquarters is in Malmö, Sweden. The parent company, AAK AB, is a Swedish registered joint-stock company based in Malmö. The Company’s shares are listed on the NASDAQ Stockholm, in the Large Cap segment, Food & Beverage sector.

Get in touch with your Co-Development partner

Get to know us further

We live our values

We believe in taking responsibility for our financial growth, our employees, the communities in which we operate, and the planet as a whole.

How we think and act

We listen. We care. We act responsibly. Our Code of Conduct guides us in our daily work.

Co-Development success stories

The power of Co-Development is best proven by our success stories. Our specialists in oils and fats have performed countless collaborations with our customers to come up with groundbreaking solutions.

The AAK Group

AAK is a leading provider of value-adding vegetable oils and fats. Through our Co-Development approach we work together with you to create tailored solutions that fulfil your specific needs.

Our business model

We provide value-adding vegetable oil solutions to a wide range of industries. Discover how AAK can improve your offer—and create lasting business value.

From past to present

AAK was created through the merger of Aarhus United and Karlshamns AB in 2005. But our successful story of innovation and expertise started more than 140 years ago.

Executive Committee

Get to know who is in AAK’s Executive Committee. What are the members’ current positions and qualifications? When did they start to work at AAK? How many holdings in AAK do they have?

Dedicated to sustainability

At AAK, sustainable development is fundamental to our business. Social and environmental responsibility, hand in hand with financial growth, is key to our continued development and future success.