Posts tagged with ‘fish protein’

  • Malaysian fish extract used to make wound dressing spray

    Water extract from the Haruan fish in Malaysia has proved safe and effective for healing incision and burn wounds. Haruan is a popular fish to eat in Malaysia and is thought to have wound healing properties due to the abundance of fatty and amino acids, which help blood clotting and reduce pain. When prepared as fillets, researchers cook the fish […]
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  • Paine & Partners to Acquire Scanbio of Norway

    Paine & Partners, LLC (“Paine & Partners”), a global private equity investment firm, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Scanbio Marine Group (“Scanbio”), a leading producer of fish protein concentrate, fish meal and fish oil from fresh and ensiled fish by-products from Scanbio AS, which is owned by Rolf Eide, Per Arne Eide, Nordic […]
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  • 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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