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BRAZIL


Instituto Nacional De Pesquisas Da Amazônia

Address:

Alameda Cosme Ferreira 1756 - CX Postal 478, Manaus CEP: 69.083-000

Tel.:

(55)-642-3300 Ext. 339

Fax:

(55)-642-3430/642-1706



Head of Organization

Dr Ozório José de Menezes Fonseca

Type of Organization

Research Institute



Working Languages:

Portuguese



Major Fields of Interest:



Handling:

Onboard; Onshore.


Processing:

Drying; Salting; Fermentation; Smoking; Canning; Minced Products; Fish Meal; Fish Leather.


Development:

Traditional and New Fish Products; Traditional and New Processes; Traditional Packaging.


Quality:

Fish Inspection; Quality Control; Fish Quality Control/Assurance.


Others:

Biochemistry; Nutrition; Statistics; Economics; Consultation; Training; Extension; Fishery Resources; Stock Assessment; Fishery Biology; Fishing Technology; Fish Culture; River Pollution.



Present Programmes:

Utilization of Low Commercial Value Fish Species from the Rivers.
Use of Skin and Fish Residues to Produce Leather.
Biological Silage.
Minced Fish and Surimi Research.



Working Facilities:



Laboratories:

Chemistry; Biology; Processing; Engineering; Biochemistry; Microbiology; Quality Control.


Others:

Pilot Plant; Ice Making Plant; Taste Panel Room; Library; Research Vessel; Machine Shop; Fish Culture Ponds.


Regular Training Programmes:

Title

Frequency

Duration

Language

Specialization

annual

5 months

Portuguese

Master Degree

bi-annual

2.5 years

Portuguese

PhD Programme

annual

4 years

Portuguese

Programa de Pesquisas em Processamento de Produtos do Mar - PROMAR

(Seafood Processing Research Programme)

Address:

Fundação Universidade Federal do Rio Grande (FURG), Departamento de Química; R. Alfredo Huch, 475, Cx. P. 474, 96.201-900 Rio Grande RS

Tel.:

(55) 532-311900

Fax:

(55) 532-329716

E-mail:

dqmprent@super.furg.br; upromar@nupeq.furg.br



Head of Organization:

Dr. Carlos Prentice, Manager

Type of Organization:

Univ. Dept., Higher Education

Responsible Authority:

FURG (Federal University of Rio Grande Foundation)



Number of Staff:

Scientists: 12

Others: 12

Working Languages:

Portuguese, Spanish, English, French



Major Fields of Interest:



Handling:

Onshore, storage, fresh fish


Processing:

Drying, salting/drying, smoking, fermentation, canning, freezing, mincing and surimi-based products, fish oil refining, marinades.


Species:

Fishes, crustaceans, algae


Development:

Traditional and new fish products, traditional and new processes, traditional and new packaging, seafood waste utilization.


Quality:

Fish inspection, total quality and assurance, HACCP programme


Others:

Biotechnology, training and technology transference, nutrition, aquaculture



Present Programmes

Development of value-added products from fish and fish waste; Development of value-added products from shrimp and shrimp waste; Minced fish technology, fish paste products and fermented sauces; Minimally processed products; Fish oil chemistry and technology; New products for institutional use



Working Facilities:



Laboratories:

Technological Biochemistry, Food Chemistry, Chemical Instrumental Analyses, Food Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Microbiology, Quality Control and Sensory Evaluation


Others:

Nucleus of Chemical and Food Engineering (NUCLEAL)



Training Programmes:


Title

Frequency

Duration

Language

Master in Food Engineering

Yearly

2-2.5 years

Portuguese

Fish Processing (post graduate)

Yearly

4 months

Portuguese

Food Quality Control (post graduate)

Yearly

4 months

Portuguese

Others:




Courses of fish technology


5-7 days

Portuguese

Technical assistance for fishers


1-2 days

Portuguese

Instituto Adolfo Lutz

Address:

Avenida Dr. Arnaldo 355, São Paolo/SP 01246-902

Tel.:

(55)-011-3061-0111/1(55)-011-852-5363

Fax:

(55)-011-853-3505

E-mail:

ozenebon@ial.sp.gov.br



Head of Organization

Director, Dr. Cristiano Correa de Azevedo Marques

Type of Organization

Research Institute/Public Health Laboratory

Working Languages:

Portuguese



Major Fields of Interest:



Quality:

Quality Control; Fish Quality Control/Assurance;


Others:

Training; Applied Research



Working Facilities:



Laboratories:

Chemistry; Microbiology; Microscopy; Sensory Analysis; Packaging


Others:

Library



Training Programmes:


Title

Duration:

Language:

Pesticides and Heavy metals (mercury) analysis

30 days

Portuguese

Faculdade de Ciencias Agronómicas da Universidade Estadual Paulista - UNESP

Botucatu - São Paulo

Address:

Laboratório de Tecnología de Produtos Agropecuários -Fazenda Experimental Lageado - CP 237 - Botucatu SP

Tel.:

(55)-14-8213883

Fax:

(55)-14-821-3843

E-mail:

lssantana@laser.com.br



Head of Organization

Dra. Léa Silvia Sant'Ana

Type of Organization

University/Research Center

Responsible Authority

Dr. José Elias Simon/ Dra. Elisabeth Urbinati

Number of Staff:

1 Scientist

Working Languages:

Portuguese



Major Fields of Interest:


Handling:

Freshwater aquaculture


Processing:

salting/freezing/smoking/antioxidant treatment/irradiation


Species:

Freshwater species


Development:

Antioxidant in diets/Smoking/Irradiation


Quality:

Lipid oxidation



Present Programmes:

Fish smoking pate; Fatty acid composition; Tocopherol and phenolic acids in diet.



Working Facilities



Laboratories:

Chemistry/ processing/ fish culture ponds.



Training Programmes:


Title

Duration

Language

Fish processing

2 days

Portuguese

Food technology (Graduate)

4 months

Portuguese


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