Pomegranate bears fruit in bid to keep fillets fresh

(09/12/17)

Researchers in Iran and Italy have discovered that pomegranate peel extract combined with chitosan - derived from the chitin shells of shrimp and other crustaceans - can help maintain the properties of frozen trout fillets for up to six months.

Chemical, enzymatic and bacterial components, among others, lead to a loss of freshness in salmonid fillets and shortening their shelf life. 

Many studies have evaluated different components to extend the..................................


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