Improvement in fisheries post-harvest technology in Thailand
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Following a brief account of the fishery industry of Thailand, describing the fishery resources and the utilization of the fish landed, details are given of the fish processing sector. Cold storage and freezing facilities, canneries, processing of traditional products and pre-processing, and fishmeal plants are described. The export of fishery products is also discussed, considering the tuna, cephalopod, shrimp, canned shrimp, canned crabmeat and clam and dried fish. Problems facing the industry include shortage of raw material, quality of fish and fishery products, technology and rejection of Thai fish exports. The role of the government in upgrading the industry and future development prospects are examined briefly.
Sundaravipat, U., & Suwangrangsi, S. (1988). Improvement in fisheries post-harvest technology in Thailand. In Proceedings of the Twentieth Anniversary Seminar on Development of Fish Products in Southeast Asia, Singapore, 27-31 October 1987 (pp. 32-46). Singapore: Marine Fisheries Research Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center.