Sector of the food industry that involves processing, preserving, storing and transporting fish and seafood products from commercial fisheries, fish farms, vessels to processing plants.
- Quick processing that starts when the fish and seafood is harvested from the fish farm or sea.
- Challenge is to clean and disinfect from harfmul bacteria persent in coastal waters that settle on caught fish and seafood.
- Water temperature challenges for storing fresh fish often requires processing on board of the vessel.
- Effective removal of protein from ”white fish”, and additional oil and grease from ”fat fish”.