This guide contains the information for start-up food processing businesses It is over 108 pages long and available electronically Business Marketing Issues Business Plan Basics Components of a Successful Business Plan Fish Products - Process Models Introduction to Processed Fish Product Regulations 5 Fish Processing and Preservation Postharvest losses of fish reach 35 percent nearly 25 million tons of the worId's fishing catch The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has estimated that in some developing countries postharvest losses of fish exceed those of any other commodity often surpassing 50 percent of

Kenya Fish Fillet Exporters

* The Kenya Fish Processors Exporters Association (AFIPEK) was established in 2000 its initial purpose was to Coordinate the Harmonization of the Safety and Quality standards in all member factories involved in Harvesting Processing Packaging and Exporting fish in Kenya and Promote the Marketing of Kenya Fishery Products

Dry Fish or dried fish is described as any fishes which had developed a strong odour within hours of capture and salted for about four days and then dried It is highly salted and semi-dried fishery products with an obnoxious odour and a cheesy but rich fishy flavour widely liked as a sea food item worldwide

Drying is a complex process involving simultaneous coupled transient heat mass and momentum transport in which heat penetrates into the fish muscle and water is removed During the drying process water is removed from the fish muscle resulting in decreased water content Water activity is of great importance for food preservation

One of the easiest agribusinesses you can start without stress is a catfish processing business or catfish smoking business as it is popularly known cleaning and washing it smoke-drying it packaging it in a branded polythene pack and marketing it by As at the time of writing this report 1Kg of packaged smoke-dried catfish is N3 000

packaging materials and the method of packaging are therefore of great importance for preserving the quality of fish Fish and fish products can be grouped into fresh fish frozen fish canned fish dried fish and other value added fish products Each category requires

Hilo Fish Co

Hilo Fish Company Inc is engaged in worldwide distribution processing harvesting and marketing of assorted fresh and frozen seafood products We possess an in-depth knowledge of the major fisheries targeting tuna and other highly migratory species We source from over 20 different coastal regions around the world and utilize a HACCP

One of the easiest agribusinesses you can start without stress is a catfish processing business or catfish smoking business as it is popularly known cleaning and washing it smoke-drying it packaging it in a branded polythene pack and marketing it by As at the time of writing this report 1Kg of packaged smoke-dried catfish is N3 000

Dealing on dried and smoked catfish is a business with wider appeal Put simply all that is required for the business is: buying processing smoke drying it packaging it in a branded polythene bag and having them out to the public Starting A Smoked Catfish Business Requires The Following 1 Get a smoke/drying machine from a good welder

Most of the fish comes from fresh water dams and lakes Fish is preserved by treating it with salt and laying it on raised platforms under the sun for 2 – 10 days The dried fish is then packed in polythene bags The key challenge in fish processing is to reduce the drying time by developing appropriate hybrid driers

Fish and fish processing in the republic of mali on the destruction of dried fish by the dermestid insects J Agric Res 12: 95-108 Bhuiyan A D 1990 Packaging and storage studies of irradiated dried fish for commercial application Report Institute of Food and Radiation Biology Atomic Energy Research Establishment Dhaka

If you are considering a processing operation contact your state Department of Agriculture to learn more about food regulations pertaining to the processing packaging and labeling of your product It will probably be impossible for you to process and market produce at costs as low as those incurred by larger processors

This paper examines the pricing efficiency and related economic aspects of fish processing and marketing in two communities of San Miguel Bay Philippines Salting dried fish processing and marketing and fresh fish marketing are covered Pricing efficiency of the system was found to be low Daily incomes for marketing internmediaries except for a few large scale wealthier fish

The initial stages of processing and salting are the same as for dry curing Once the fish is put into the tank it is allowed to remain in the self-brine The fish is not dried at all The wet fish is then drained and packed in Palmyra leaf baskets or coconut leaf baskets and taken to the market The fish is taken out only when there is demand

Improved Processing and Marketing of Healthy Fish

lowest is at the fish marketing node (5 49%) Economic losses during fish processing was estimated at 11 3% for open sun dried fish and 0 8% for solar tent dried fish implying that solar tent drying is reducing postharvest losses at the fish processing node by 10% to fish

dry fish marketing channel people involved early in the production chain (fishing and drying) add relatively more value and make little profit due to small scale production poor product quality lack of market access and high transportation cost/toll/taxation etc [13] Different types of dried fish from all dry fish processing

Fold and place fish in Dryer Carry on smoking until fish is dry enough (average of 10-12 hours) Store in a cool dry place OUR OFFER Before setting up a Dried Fish Processing Plant it is important to research and acquire knowledge about the setting up production and marketing

Vegetable processing - Vegetable processing - Fresh and minimally processed vegetables: Most leafy vegetables that do not require harvesting by mechanical device are cooled immediately after harvest to remove field heat sorted to remove debris washed to remove dirt and bundled or packed for shipping and retail In most cases vegetables are bundled as whole plants since

the final customer (e g slaughter fabrication value-added processing packaging labeling marketing sales and distribution) While your business may handle only a small portion of that supply chain it's a good idea to understand the full picture so you can see how you fit and the needs of your supply chain partners

Fold and place fish in Dryer Carry on smoking until fish is dry enough (average of 10-12 hours) Store in a cool dry place OUR OFFER Before setting up a Dried Fish Processing Plant it is important to research and acquire knowledge about the setting up production and marketing

Units which carry out activities like washing grading sorting cleaning grinding and packing only shall not be considered under this sector Accordingly all such units should also have the integrated processing/value addition and packaging facility like canning/ tinning bulk packing coding and labelling etc Poultry and Fish Processing