Project number: 1997-410
Budget expenditure: $39,324.00
Principal Investigator: Felicia Kow
Organisation: Australian Maritime College (AMC)
Project start/end date: 7 Mar 1998 - 31 Oct 2000
To develop consumer acceptable value-added products, thereby increasing the value of the jack mackerel fishery.
1. Examination of potential jack mackerel products for human consumption.
2. Development of a selected range of jack mackerel products (2-3) for further development, with preliminary acceptability tests using focus groups. The ultimate aim is to develop new Asian markets.
3. Market testing of new jack mackerel products, targetting ethnic communities.
4. Documentation of processing procedures including HACCP plan which complies with both U.S. FDA Seafood HACCP regulation and ANZ Food Standards Code.
Author: Felicia Kow