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Provide our customers with high quality product from Atlantic sea cucumber.


We have been making our commitment to quality, safety, and sustainability for decades.


Our R&D team is innovative and creative, and always seeking for next breakthrough.

Our Story

AKSO Marine Biotech Inc., founded in 1983, is a leading dry sea cucumber processing company, one of very few with a long history in Canada. Since 2016, AKSO has been focusing on research and development of bioactive ingredients and natural health products from wild caught Atlantic sea cucumber (Cucumaria frondosa) and other marine materials, which are obtained and processed in a natural and sustainable manner.

AKSO is located in Hacketts Cove, Nova Scotia, where Atlantic Sea Cucumber Ltd. processes the best wild Canadian sea cucumber caught fresh from the coastal waters of Nova Scotia, Canada. Taking advantage of a shared facility, AKSO can product high quality ingredients from the first-class raw materials that have been deep frozen from the moment it was caught to maintain freshness.

Nova Sea Atlantic ® is a registered trademark for natural health ingredients developed from Atlantic sea cucumber as nutritional supplements. The high-quality raw materials make them stand out from the competition in bring benefit to human health and wellbeing.

We devote to research and develop high-quality product using advance technologies.
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All products of AKSO have been made in GMP certified and Health Canada site licensed manufacture with State-of-the-art facility. The facility has been designed with pharma grade clean room technology for natural health products manufacturing, packaging and storage.
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Our History

Founded in 1983, we are a Canadian biotech company that focuses on the marine research.

Our Mission

We develop bioactive ingredients from wild caught Atlantic sea cucumber and other marine materials.

Our Vision

We believe marine creatures like sea cucumbers have great potential to improve human health.

Our Creative Team

Our talent team has an extensive background in the field of research, development and production of bioactive ingredients from marine origins. Our multidisciplinary researchers ranging from chemists, biologists to marketing experts bring together advancing extraction and purification technologies, human physiology knowledge, industry regulatory affairs, as well as marketing strategies.

Dr. Guangling Jiao, who holds a Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry, has been at the forefront of the research and development of sea cucumber products. She has over ten years experience on preparation, characterization and bioactivities screening of natural products from marine origins. She joined AKSO as R&D Manager in 2018 to lead team to develop bioactive ingredients from Atlantic sea cucumbers.

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