Friday, March 11, 2011

Firmer fillets from healthier salmon

According to a study carried out by the Norwegian research group Nofima, firmer salmon fillets can be achieved by adding extra amino acid supplements to the feeds. The group states on its website that farmed salmon is generally of good quality, but on occasion the fillets can be soft.

“Arginine and glutamate" are natural amino acids that can produce increased muscle growth and health benefits in both human and animals. The results of a feeding trail showed that salmon in the groups that received the feed containing extra protein supplement had firmer fillets, than the salmon on the standard feed. Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little The Aquaculturists, published and supported by the International Aquafeed Magazine from Perendale Publishers.

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