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About Us

Sanmark Corp. was established in 1996 to develop, manufacture, and market natural bioactive lipid ingredients that benefit health and promote well being in people’s lives. We specialize in natural nutritional oils and concentrated specialty lipids rich in omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acids such as alpha-linolenic acid (ALA, omega-3) and gamma-linolenic acid (GLA, omega-6).

Our high quality and reasonable prices have enabled Sanmark to grow from a small company doing business primarily in Asia to an international supplier of specialty lipids and nutritional oils.

Sanmark is dedicated to serving customers by delivering products developed to the highest quality standards and based on the latest scientific research and manufacturing technology.


The Sanmark team is steadfast in becoming an industry leader by adhering to impeccable standards of quality, service, and integrity in all business relationships. We at Sanmark understand that our customers' success is entrusted to us every time we provide a product or service.

Whether your business is nutritional supplements, foods or cosmetics, Sanmark manufactures and supplies oils and fatty acids to meet your product needs.

Company History

Sanmark began business in 1999 with the establishment of their first facility in Dalian China to manufacture high quality, pure and natural seed oils. Since then we have enjoyed steady growth and while maintaining the highest quality standards.

  • Established North American Marketing Center in 2001

  • 2004 organic certification awarded for EU and US

  • 2005 Sanmark accounts for 30% of the world evening primrose oil supply

  • 2007 Established Sanmark European office

  • 2009 Dedicated 70,000 sq. meter natural oil facility built in Benxi, China

  • 2010 GMP quality certification awarded

Our Team


Michael (Ming) Qu, MS


Graduated from the Department of Physics, Jilin University. Before starting a business, he successively worked for Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Chinese Academy of Sciences, East China Science and Technology Import and Export Corporation.

Karen (Yuekun) Chen, BS

Vice President

Food Science and Bio-engineering major.Working at Sanmark for the past 17 years, familiar with all sectors of the company.

 Jasmine (Yanjie) Li, MS

R & D Director


She has twelve years of experience in all phases of R&D, manufacturing, process improvement, and the development of analytical methods for specialty oils and lipids for the food, supplement, and cosmetic markets.  


Chen Chen, PhD

Technical Director

More than 20 years of experience in food, nutrition and pharmaceutical industry.

Product development and business development for global health and fitness market.

Innovative research on lifestyle and metabolic dysfunction in degenerative diseases.

David Chance, MS

Manager of Marketing and Sales

Over 25 years of experience in clinical health, nutrition science, and pharmaceutical related fields.


Sanmark B.V. was acquired by Tradin Organic Agricultural B.V. on April 2, 2019.

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