This work was partially supported by grant no. NA89AA-D-SG108 (project no. R-SF-S) from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to the Oregon State University Sea Grant College Program and by appropriations made by the Oregon State Legislature. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of NOAA or any of its subagencies. This research project was also supported by Oregon Trawl Commission and Center for Apphed Agricultural Research, Oregon Dept. of Agriculture.
Recovered Protein and Reconditioned Water from Surimi Processing Waste
Article first published online: 26 AUG 2006
Journal of Food Science
Volume 60, Issue 1, pages 4–9, January 1995
How to Cite
LIN, T. M., PARK, J. W. and MORRISSEY, M. T. (1995), Recovered Protein and Reconditioned Water from Surimi Processing Waste. Journal of Food Science, 60: 4–9. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2621.1995.tb05594.x
- Issue published online: 26 AUG 2006
- Article first published online: 26 AUG 2006
- protein recovery;
- water recycling
Micro- and ultrafiltration were utilized for recovery of proteins and for water recycling from commercial surimi processing waste water. The proteins recovered by microfiltration showed highly functional properties and composition comparable with proteins in regular surimi. Surimi with a substitution (10%) of recovered proteins did not diminish in gel hardness, elasticity, color, or water retention. Aerobic plate count, chemical oxygen demand, protease activity, and turbidity in the surimi waste waters were reduced by ultrafiltration. Results indicated a potential for recovering proteins to extend yield and recycling water.