Salmon Processing Waste: A Prospective Source for Nutraceuticals

Dave, Deepika (2016) Salmon Processing Waste: A Prospective Source for Nutraceuticals. Research Report. Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Abstract

This report summarizes a series of small studies on the production of omega-3 concentrates from salmon by-products. Because raw material must be of highest quality for the production of nutraceuticals (i.e. omega-3 capsules), spoilage rates and fatty acid composition changes were examined by applying different handling and pretreatment procedures. Further, different enzymatic methods for concentrating omega-3 fatty acids from oil were compared. The results provided important insight and will be used as part of larger initiatives on the creation of a Biorefinery strategy for the province’s aquaculture waste. The knowledge and experience gained by the Bioprocessing team and the fine-tuned analytical methods, especially GC (Gas Chromatography) will be highly valuable for academic and industry use in future projects.

Item Type: Report (Research Report)
URI: http://research.library.mun.ca/id/eprint/12511
Item ID: 12511
Additional Information: 2013-14 Harris Centre RBC Water Research and Outreach Fund
Department(s): Marine Institute > School of Fisheries
Date: November 2016
Date Type: Publication
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