fish protein concentrate


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fish protein concentrate

n.
A protein-rich flour or paste prepared from ground fish and used as a nutritional additive to foods.
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Due to the nutritional value in fish waste, they may be processed and transformed into products for human consumption by means of fish protein concentrates. Fish protein concentrates are defined as dehydrated and ground products with variable protein content that may provide or not the flavor and aroma of fish, depending on the processing method (Ordonez et al., 2005).