AAK (company)

AAK (company)

AAK develops and provides vegetable oil solutions for chocolate and confectionery, baked goods, plant-based foods, dairy, special nutrition, and other foodservice industries.

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AAK develops and provides value-adding vegetable oil solutions in close collaboration with our customers, enabling them to achieve long-lasting business results.

We do so through our in-depth expertise in oils & fats within food applications, working with a wide range of raw materials and broad process capabilities.

Through our unique co-development approach we bring together our customers’ skills and know-how with our capabilities and mindset. By doing so, we solve customer-specific needs across many industries – Chocolate & Confectionery, Bakery, Plant-based Foods, Dairy, Special Nutrition, Foodservice, Personal Care, and more.

AAK’s proven expertise is based on more than 140 years of experience within oils & fats. With our headquarters in Malmö, Sweden, 20 production facilities and customization plants, and sales offices in more than 25 countries, our more than 3,600 employees are dedicated to providing innovative value-adding solutions to our customers.

So no matter where you are in the world, we are ready to help you achieve long-lasting results.

AAK is a food production company headquartered in Malmö, Sweden and was founded in 2005.


The predecessor to AAK, Aarhus Palmekærnefabrik, was founded in 1871 to process palm kernels. Later Aarhus expanded into the fractionation of shea kernals, the process through which shea butter is extracted.


We are AAK – The Co-Development Company.

Aarhus United and Karlshamns merged in 2005 and became AarhusKarlshamn, AAK.

AAK is headquartered in Malmö, Sweden, and has 20 production facilities, customization plants, and sales offices in more than 25 countries.


AAK is a founding member of the RSPO, the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil.


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