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Peru’s fish meal anchovy finds a new successful outlet in the burger market

Monday, January 2nd 2012 - 21:01 UTC
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Peruvians now have a choice of good food thanks to a hamburger produced by TASA that is made with anchovy pulp: Omegaburger Kontiki, innovative product rich in protein, minerals, vitamins and Omega 3 fatty acids. Read full article

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  • GeoffWard2

    The population of Peruvian anchoveta (= 'anchovy') undergoes catastrophic declines because of strong El Nino/[La Nina] events. Stock fluctuations of Peruvian anchoveta are not totally correlated with the dynamics of “meridional” atmospheric circulation, but these events complicate forecasting of Peruvian anchoveta.
    Interestingly, the Peruvian sardine populations fluctuate out of phase – almost reciprocally - with the anchoveta.

    My conclusion is that some years will be anchovy-burger years, and others will be sardine-burger years.

    http://www.fao.org/docrep/005/y2787e/y2787e0b.htm

    Jan 03rd, 2012 - 05:10 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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