JAPAN: Pangasius Surimi High Quality, Low Price, Production Supported by Rich Resources
Meiko Shokuhin Co., Ltd. of Kuroshio-cho, Kochi Prefecture, which processes and sells poultry and catfish, has started selling fish surimi using "Pangasius." Amid the high raw material costs for surimi products, Suisan Keizai reports that the company is proposing the pangasius surimi to surimi product manufacturers and others as surimi that has achieved high quality, low prices, and stable supply.
The price is 550 yen/kg ($4.81/kg). Even if the water content is increased to about 110% of the raw material, it can maintain firm...Full Story »