News features and technical articles about the evolution of aquaculture, one of the world’s fastest growing industries.

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The proper use of brine to freeze shrimp, part 2

Brine freezing of shrimp at processing plants requires much less energy than other traditional methods. Brine freezing systems are not complex but require attention to detail during the entire production process. 

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The proper use of brine to freeze shrimp, part 1

Brine freezing of shrimp at processing plants by immersion in a chilled, aqueous brine solution is commonly used to chill the shrimp after cooking, and requires much less energy than other traditional methods. It results in very small ice crystals 

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Smoked fish, part 2

An important step in preparing smoked fish is obtaining uniform distribution of salt in the finished product. Dry salt curing is effective but requires experimentation and experience for best results.