Posts tagged with ‘seafood byproducts’

  • Biofuel Development Shifting From Soil To Sea, Specifically To Marine Algae

    Today, the most fervent attention in biofuel development has shifted from soil to the sea, and specifically to marine algae. Scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, along with researchers at UCSD’s Division of Biological Sciences, are part of an emerging algal biofuel consortium that includes academic collaborators, CleanTECH San Diego, regional industry representatives, and public and […]
  • Seaweed fabric releases marine amino acids, minerals and vitamins into the skin upon contact with moisture

    Lululemon Athletica has been a standout performer on Wall Street since it went public in July, thanks to the popularity of its costly yoga and other workout clothes, which are made with unusual materials, including bamboo, silver, charcoal, coconut and soybeans. The label on a shirt at Lululemon says it contains seaweed. One of its lines is called VitaSea, and […]
  • Fish Protein Hydrolysates Beat Alternatives for Foods

    Using the commercial protease Alcalase, researchers from the Centro de Investigacion en Alimentacion y Desarrollo produced hydrolysates from fish muscle that could substitute functional compounds such as bovine serum albumin and sodium caseinate. The Mexican researchers used Alcalase to produce hydrolysates from Pacific whiting muscle with degrees of hydrolysis of 10, 15, and 20 per cent. The functionality of the […]
  • Can Fish be Turned Into Biofuel?

    Companies and local governments in Canada, Alaska, Hawaii, Honduras, and other places have been experimenting with fish-based biodiesel for years, and some commercial enterprises are using and selling it profitably. The amount of fish biodiesel being used is minuscule compared to availability, however. Using this waste oil for fuel has long been standard practice. According to the Alaska Energy Authority […]
  • U.S. Seafood Processors Missing Out on Opportunity for Additional Value and Revenue With Byproducts

    Strategro International, a market entry and business growth consultancy, spoke to a packed room of seafood processors at the International Boston Seafood Show recently offering examples of how companies and researchers worldwide are developing valuable products from seafood processing waste streams. For the unenlightened seafood company, seafood byproducts can pose a headache and a significant cost item for disposal, storage, […]