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Quality management session

17 February 2020
Quality management session

Quality Management in Fish Handling and Processing is the main theme in the FTP afternoon presentation session Tuesday February 18th at Matis Vínlandsleið 12 Reykjavík.

Graduating fellows will introduce the final projects which they have been working on over the last three months under the supervision of specialists from our Icelandic partner institutes.

The presentations are open to all – it's a great opportunity to learn about some of the challenges fisheries and aquaculture are facing in different countries throughout the world.

Details are as follows:


Fellow /supervisor (s)



Van Thi Ai Huynh (Vietnam)

   /Margrét Geirsdóttir and  Cecile Dargentolle 

The effect of chitosan-based coating on the quality of fresh redfish (Sebastes marinus) fillets during chilled storage


Thi Thong Tri Nguyen (Vietnam)

   / Margeir Gissurarson

Quality management of frozen cod in Iceland: a case study applied to frozen catfish processing in Vietnam


James John Banda (Malawi)

   / Sigurjón Arason and Marvin Ingi Einarsson

The effect of brine on the quality and safety of smoked Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scrombus)





Beatrice Kuesh Newland (Liberia)

   / Sigurjón Arason and Marvin Ingi Einarsson

Effect of hot smoking on microbial and physicochemical quality on Atlantic herring in Liberia


Thapeetha Yoganathan (Sri Lanka)

   / Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Aðalheiður Ólafsdóttir and Sigurjón Arason

Effects of turmeric on quality attributes of brine salted dried Atlantic pollock (Pollachius virens)