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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In 1958 the laboratory undertook a major investigation into potential production of food-grade fish protein concentrate from hake, menhaden, and other fishery resources little used for food.
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.
Fishmeal or fish protein concentrates may be defined as dehydrated ground products with variable contents of proteins, with or without the taste of fish, depending on the method for their preparation (Jesus & Almeida, 2011).