Surimi: Status and prospects
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The paper discusses the current situation of surimi industry. It is a minced fish meat that is used as a raw material for a wide array of convenient food. Japan remains the world’s leader in consumption and production of surimi. The total supply for 1992 is expected to be 120000-130000 tons of pollock and 30000 tons of others such as Alaska mackerel and fall salmon. USA is the major on-board supplier for Japan while, USSR is another source of pollock surimi. There is a decrease production of hoki surimi from New Zealand due to declining resources and a growing demand for fillets.
Suggested CitationSoutheast Asian Fisheries Development Center, Aquaculture Department (1995). Surimi: Status and prospects.
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