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Post Harvest Technological Aspects of Antarctic Krill

Introduction Antarctic krill, Euphausia superba is one of the promising sources of protein. Proper utilisation of this valuable resource is of extreme importance at a time when most of the conventional resources are reaching or exceeding optimum sustainable limits. One of the main problems in utilising krill is the intense postmortem proteolytic activity. High fluoride content, excessive loss of exudates during storage at non-freezing temperature, blackening and development of unpleasant flavour are the other problems observed during krill processing. Several...

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