Demonstration day on new ways of valuing fish discards

On 20 June 2017, the Port Authority of Marín and Ría de Pontevedra will host a demonstration day in the framework of the iSEAS project.

Its purpose is the presentation of the pilot plant aimed at integral processing and valuing of fish discards as raw material for the elaboration of products for human consumption.

The president of the Port Authority, Mr. José Benito Suárez, will open the day at 10:30 am accompanied by Mrs. Paloma Rueda Crespo, Managing Director of CETMAR.

Juan Carlos Martín Fragueiro (Managing Director of OPROMAR) and Ricardo Pérez Martín (Research Professor at IIM-CSIC) will address issues related to the management of the new Common Fisheries Policy and the exploitation and valorisation of fish discards.

The day will continue with a visit to the pilot plant, the demonstration of the processes carried out for the discard recovery and a tasting of products made from this raw material.