NP-2

NP-2 is a blend of food grade sodium/ calcium salts and food materials without phosphate (P2O5) component in a ratio to provide excellent performance, apply to the seafood processing industry as Moisture Retention Agent.

Benefit:
  1. Increase moisture retention performance in frozen seafoods.
  2. Providing the benefits of moisture retention in seafoods products while P2O5 residue does not exceed codex requirements.
  3. Preserving appearance texture/color (Natural texture/color) of processed seafood products.
  4. Promoting natural taste of processed seafood products.
  5. Keep shrinkage to the minimum in frozen seafood.
Recommended dosage: 2.5 – 3.0 % in solution [w/w]
Preparation and Application for the shrimp
  1. Preparing NP-2 solution by dissolving a 2.5 – 3 kg NP-2 (recommended : 3 kg.) in 80 liters of clean cool water
  2. Adding 1 – 2 kg of salt (depends on your formula) and stir continuously until completely dissolved.
  3. Maintaining the temperature of the solution between 0 – 10°C before usage by adding ice.
  4. Soak 100 kg shrimp into the NP-2 solution while maintaining the solution temperature at 0 – 10°C during soaking stir constantly
  5. The recommend soaking time is between 3 – 4 hours. Optimum results would be the balance between appearance and yield that the customer requires.
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