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AUSTRALIA


Center for Food Technology

Address:

19 Hercules St., Hamilton, Brisbane 4007

Tel.:

(61)-7-3406.8579

Fax:

(61)-7-3406.8698

E-mail:

goodrickb@dpi.qld.gov.au



Head of Organization

Seafood Group Leader, Bruce Goodrick

Type of Organization

Research Institute; Government Dept.

Responsible Authority

Department of Primary Industries, Queensland




Number of Staff:

Scientists: 8

Others: 5

Working Languages:

English



Major Fields of Interest:



Handling:

Onboard; Onshore; Live Fish Transport/Holding/Storage.


Processing:

Drying; Salting/Drying; Fermentation; Smoking; Freezing; Transport of Live Fish and Crustaceans; Chilling; Fish proteins; Fish Silage; Marinades.


Species:

FinFish; Reef Fish; Elasmobranchs (Sharks); Crustaceans; Holothurians (Beche-de-mer); Molluscs; Cephalopods.


Development:

Traditional and New Fish Products; Traditional and New Processes; Traditional and New Packaging; Fish Waste Utilization; Shelf Life.


Quality:

Fish Quality Control/Assurance.


Others:

Biochemistry; Nutrition; Training; Extension; Fishing Technology; Fish Culture; Technical Information Service Technical-Information for Industry.



Present Programmes:

Post-catch Texture Changes.
Holding and Transportation of Live Fish and Crustaceans.
Processing, Packaging of Shrimp.
Spoilage Flora.
Chilling and Handling of Shark.
Harvest Stress on Aquaculture Products.
Effects of Feed and Culture practices on Aquacultured Products.
Fee-for Service Technical Consultancies for Industry.



Working Facilities



Laboratories:

Chemistry; Processing; Biochemistry; Microbiology; Quality Control; Smoker.


Others:

Pilot Plant; Ice Making Plant; Cold Storage; Test Kitchen; Taste Panel Room; Library; Fish Holding Tanks.



Training Programmes:


Title

Duration

Language

Quality & Handling Procedures

2-5 days

English


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