Posts tagged with ‘fish protein’

  • Marine MUFAs may improve metabolic syndrome: Mouse study

    Long-chain monounsaturated fatty acids from fish sources may improve insulin sensitivity and reduce risk factors associated with metabolic syndrome, according to new research in mice. The study, published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, reports that blood plasma glucose, insulin, and lipid concentrations are enhanced, whilst insulin sensitivity is improved in mice fed a diet rich in marine […]
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  • Bluewave Marine Ingredients Announces Commissioning of Food Grade, Fish Protein Isolate (FPI) Production Plant in Peru

    This facility is being touted as the first of its kind in the world, mass producing fat‐free, membrane refined, Fish Protein and Fish Peptide products for human consumption applications. The $6MM facility has been awarded its Sanitary License by the Peruvian Sanitary Authority, Instituto Tecnologica Pesquera (ITP), and will begin exporting and selling locally commercial quantities in June 2011. More info    
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  • Bluewave Marine Ingredients expands Asia Pacific distribution network

    Bluewave Marine Ingredients is expanding its Asia Pacific distribution network with the appointment of Nice Garden as distributor of PerfectDigest products for the Taiwan market. “Nice Garden has exceptional knowledge of the Taiwan market and we believe that with their excellent distribution network, manufacturing capabilities and professionalism they will provide excellent market coverage for the PerfectDigest range,” said Mark Rottmann, COO of […]
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  • Aurora Algae has announced the launch of new A2 product portfolio, including omega-3 products

    Aurora Algae recently introduced the A2 product portfolio, a series of natural products derived from its proprietary algae platform. The A2 product portfolio is uniquely sustainable, scalable, and flexible to address growing demand in the explosive nutrition, aquaculture, pharmaceutical, and energy markets   A2 Omega-3™ is a family of Omega-3 oils aimed at the nutraceutical and pharmaceutical markets with the […]
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  • Marine Ingredients event planned for June in London

    A growing body of research indicates the potential for the marine environment as a unique source of functional food ingredients.  But what makes them unique? How can they be used in foods? And what are the benefits of using them? Marine Ingredients: Oceans of Opportunity will explore these questions and equip delegates with an improved technical and market understanding of […]
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  • Bluewave Marine Ingredients’ fish peptide products now being distributed in Thailand

    LinkAsia Partners, the commercial partner for Bluewave Marine Ingredients has appointed Protech Animal Health as distributor for PerfectDigest products in Thailand.Within the agreement, Protech will distribute and market liquid dispersible fish peptide concentrate and spray dried fish peptide isolate under the PerfectDigest brand.  Plans are underway to utilize PerfectDigest in varied applications including swine, poultry, aquaculture and pet food. More […]
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  • Seafood byproduct research in Alaska in possible jeopardy

    Seafood byproduct research at the Fisheries Industrial Technology Center (FITC) on Kodiak’s Near Island could be in trouble if President Barack Obama’s budget proposal for the coming fiscal year comes to fruition. The proposal would eliminate funding for the federal agricultural research station in Alaska, and calls for a cut of $42 million to the Agriculture Research Service, a branch […]
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  • Crayfish protein may be useful as emulsifier: Study

    A study published in LWT – Food Science and Technology has suggested that crayfish protein extracted from a flour-like by-product powder produces a stable emulsion with good behavior at the oil/water interface, and may have potential applications in the food industry. “We have demonstrated that crayfish proteins at pH 8 show higher solubility, smaller aggregates and better interfacial activity (higher surface pressure […]
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  • Study investigates sensory properties of ice cream with fish powder

    Ice cream enriched with fish proteins may be acceptable after production, but storage is a problem, according to new research. The study, published in Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, investigated the effects of enriching the frozen confectionery product with fish protein to enhance its nutritional value. The authors, from the University of Iceland and the Iran Fisheries […]
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  • UMBC’s Department of Marine Biotechnology: creating sustainable fish farms that may revolutionize notions of fishing and seafood

    In UMBC’s Department of Marine Biotechnology, Yonathan Zohar and his colleagues are creating sustainable fish farms that may revolutionize our notions of fishing and seafood. Zohar is chair of UMBC’s new Department of Marine Biotechnology. At the Columbus Center, he and his colleagues develop new techniques and technologies to protect the world’s oceans and seas and preserve the life inside […]
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