Fisheries

Naturexit: French player ends its krill processing presence. © iStock

Botanicals giant kills krill JV

By Shane STARLING

French herbals giant Naturex has quit a joint venture with krill major Aker Biomarine stating the move is part of its strategy to “concentrate on our core businesses”.

The deep sea. Dark, but abundant. © iStock.com / ShaneGross

"Life in the twilight zone is a huge potential source of fishmeal and omega-3 to feed the world's population."

‘No man’s water’: Deep sea holds huge untapped resources, but beware the gold rush

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

There are huge untapped resources of protein and omega-3 in the deep sea, but international researchers have warned against an unregulated ‘gold rush’ that could upset the ecosystem of this so-called twilight zone. 

Aker's krill trawler, Saga Sea. Backed by MSC. Photo: Bjørn Krafft

Krill sustainability backed in 18 month review

By Shane STARLING

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has backed the sustainability of Norwegian firm Aker Biomarine’s Antarctic krill fishing activities, with improved scores.

Omega-3 sustainability drive steps up a gear

Omega-3 sustainability drive steps up a gear

By Lynda Searby

Functional food and supplement producer Bio-Life SPRL claims to have become the first company in Belgium and France to offer fish oil derived omega-3 supplements with sustainability certification, as the drive to have origins audited by Friend of the...

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