Tag: consumer acceptance

Grilling and consumption of “Pacu” in Bolivia

Credit: Rory Felix Mamani (Bolivia)   The photo shows the grilling of “Pacu” (Colossoma sp.) in Bolivia. The metal container shown in the photo allows the exposure of contained fish to the heat and in fact the smoke generated by the heat of burnt coal. The design of the metal container as well as the …

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Sampling the fingerlings of silver carp, Hypophthalmichthys molitrix in Egypt (Video)

Source: www.fishconsult.org Video credit: Alain Murekambanze (Burundi)         Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal This video shows the sampling of silver carp fingerlings. Even though, silver carp was introduced to Egypt from Asia decades ago, its marketability, and so the consumer preference remained low due to the intramuscular bones. However, the food habits of the …

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Sun-drying of fish in Elmina, Central region (Ghana)

Credit: John Francis Ababio (Ghana) The pictures were taken at Elmina; a fishing community along the coast in the Central Region of Ghana. Sun drying is very common in fishing communities: both inland and marine fisheries. Salted and dried fish is quite cheaper than both fresh and smoked fish. Low-income customers sometimes go in for the …

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Smoking trial of common carp, Cyprinus carpio in Egypt

Source: www.fishconsult.org Photo credit: Sherif Sadek (Egypt)           Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Even though the introduction of common carp (mirror carp strain), Cyprinus carpio into Egypt goes back to several decades in an attempt to promote Egyptian aquaculture, the contribution of common carp to aquaculture remained low. The modest consumer …

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