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Fish Factor: Innovations ahead for fish oils and byproducts

 


Co-products is the big new buzz word in the seafood industry as more companies move towards ‘head to tails’ usages for fish.

“For instance, the oils we are producing now from pollock livers has become so valuable in capsules and other human nutraceutical products, it makes no sense to call the livers a “byproduct” of the fillets or surimi. All of it is important in the puzzle of how to maximize the value of each fish caught,” said Alex Oliveira, a food specialist at the Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center, a satellite campus of the UAF School of Fisheries and Ocean Science...



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