The Ballstad story

If you travel beyond the Arctic Circle in northern Norway, you will come across a small fishing village called Ballstad, located at the 68th parallel north and the 13th meridian east. Here, at the meeting point of the cold waters of the North Atlantic and the steep, rugged mountains, you might feel like you've arrived at the edge of the world.

Our founder, Odd Roar Olsen, grew up in Ballstad and was used to the exceptional quality of seafood Ballstad has to offer.

When he started traveling and living abroad, Odd Roar Olsen noticed that achieving this level of quality was a challenge. At that time, his goal was to spread Ballstad's excellence in offering the best and freshest omega-3 fatty acids and collagen in Norway to the world as a reliable and trustworthy brand.

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Sustainable production facilities

We are convinced that our production facilities are based on hydropower. In addition, our facilities use fish oil byproducts as biofuel. This method creates no waste material and virtually eliminates the carbon footprint of Ballstad production.

At Ballstad we are proud of our rich heritage and our unwavering commitment to providing high quality omega-3 and collagen products. Join us on this journey to optimal health and experience the difference that Ballstad's unique quality can make in your life.

Ballstad Omega-3 Production


  • Terje Evensen

    Terje Evensen - Chairman of the Board of Directors

    Terje previously worked as General Manager at Ingredia AS and as General Manager at SFK / BWL AS, Norway's leading manufacturer and supplier of food ingredients. Terje works as president of 15 different companies in Norway. He has more than 20 years of international business experience.

  • Per Benjaminsen

    Per Benjaminsen - Board member

    Per has more than 30 years of experience in the food industry as the founder of Marine Lipids AS, Probio AS and Ayanda ASA. He was president of Nordic Pharma AS, a Nordic Naturals Inc. company. He is a board member of Eevia Health Oy, a manufacturer of organic plant extracts for the dietary supplement industry.

  • Børge Bjelland - Board member

    Børge currently works as Managing Director at Glitch Studios and has over 20 years of experience in online marketing, branding and communications for a variety of global clients.

  • Svein Erik Nicolaysen - Board member

    Svein Erik has held various companies and positions in the health food industry. He worked for 10 years as Managing Director at Vesterålen Naturprodukt AS, Norway's leading nutritional supplements company.

  • Odd Roar Olsen - Board Member and Global Director

    Odd Roar was Country Manager at Laud Media AS and has more than 10 years of experience in developing and integrating retail solutions. Previously, he worked as European Merchandising Manager at DSGi plc and was responsible for developing new technology concepts for retail in Europe.