Yamato announces release of fish quality analyzer
Yamato announced the release of its DFA100 fish analyzer at Seafood Expo North America. The product, available in Japan, provides a quick evalutaion of fish fat measurements. Species that can be analyzed include mackerel pike, yellowtail, horse mackerel, tuna and sardine.
The DFA100 allows consumers to receive quality fish, while increasing the product value from fisheries and processing industries. Yamato used the bioelectrical impedance principle to measure within five seconds without damage to the fish body. Electrodes are positioned on the fish surface between the first and second fins to receive and accurate fat measurement reading.
Although the analyzer is currently only availabe in Japan, Yamato has plans to extend the product into the U.S.