Krill oil supplier says the 'million dollar question' now is whether its Antarctic fishing patches will be next on the protection list. Photo credit Aker Biomarine

Krill fishery unaffected (for now)

Fishing banned in world’s largest Marine Protected Area in Antarctica

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

Fishing will be banned in a newly protected area of the Southern Ocean in Antarctica the size of the UK and France combined following an agreement at a Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) meeting.

Blackmores: We wanted to see krill sustainability with our own eyes

Dispatches from Vitafoods Europe

Blackmores: We wanted to see krill sustainability with our own eyes

By Hank Schultz

Blackmores, the leading supplement brand in Australia, has taken the unusual step of sending a company representative on a two week-long trip to verify the sustainability practices of Aker BioMarine, the world’s largest harvester of krill used to supply...

Asian krill boom drives krill joint venture

Asian krill boom drives krill joint venture

By Shane Starling

Australian, Japanese, South Korean, Taiwanese and other Asian consumers are driving rising demand in omega-3 source krill to levels that have prompted Norwegian krill supplier, Rimfrost, to ink a production-boosting joint venture.

Israeli krill player doubles capacity

Israeli krill player doubles capacity

By Shane Starling

Israeli lipid specialist Enzymotec has doubled its krill production capacity to an unspecified level as it responds to growing global demand for the Antarctic micro-shrimp that is registering at about 30% per annum.

If the pricetag looks too good to be true, it probably is ...

GOED/Neptune: Krill monograph will help firms detect genuine article

By Elaine Watson

Another leading supplier has weighed into the debate over unscrupulous firms peddling ‘krill oil’ that contains “next to no phospholipids” but says the development of a monograph and better testing protocols might go some way to tackling the problem.

100 percent traceable

NSF Okays Neptune’s environmental claims

NSF International has approved the key environmental claims of krill player Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc. following an extensive and rigorous review.

Industry requests Whole Foods krill ban answers

Industry requests Whole Foods krill ban answers

By Shane Starling

International omega-3 group GOED has written to Whole Foods asking for further details about why the retailer has pulled krill oil supplements from its shelves, while providing it with additional information about the krill fishery management.


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