This book details the proceedings from an international conference on Quality Assurance in the fish industry and contains 51 papers presented at the above mentioned conference. All the papers were reviewed before acceptance by an international scientific committee, and have been arranged into four main sections: Aspects of quality (Biological factors affecting quality, Shelf life and spoilage, Technological and economical aspects of quality, Microbiological aspects of quality), Quality assessment (Sensory and instrumental methods, biochemical and chemical methods), Quality assurance programmes, and Market standards and requirements. Each section is introduced by one or several invited papers giving a review and an update of a specific topic. All papers are structured as publications with paragraphs of introduction, materials and methods. etc. and give an extensive update on the state of the art of research and development in fish technology.
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology