HAPO held a scientific symposium at the 16th Hellenic Congress of Nutrition & Dietetics
– The contribution of fishfeed in the nutritional value of Greek aquaculture fish
With the aim of promoting the excellent nutritional value of Greek aquaculture fish, the Hellenic Organization of Aquaculture Producers (HAPO), sponsored the online 16th Hellenic Congress of Nutrition & Dietetics organized by the Hellenic Dietetic Association, on 9-12 December.
Within the framework of the Conference, HAPO held an online scientific Symposium on “The contribution of fishfeed in the nutritional value of Greek aquaculture fish”. With the participation of distinguished speakers from the Greek scientific and academic community, specializing in aquaculture.
The participants were informed on the methods that ensure the quality and safety of fish products, the high nutritional value of farmed fish and the new technologies that preserve their freshness and nutritional value after harvesting, the composition of contemporary fish feed and the physiology of fish.
The speakers were: Dr. Ioannis Negas, Research Director at the Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture (IMBBC), Dr. Elena Mende, Professor at the Department of Veterinary Medicine and the Laboratory of Ichthyology of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Dr. Konstantina Tzia, Professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering, Laboratory of Food Technology of the National Technical University of Athens, Dr. Kriton Grigorakis, Director of Research – Fish Quality, Food Science, at the Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture (IMBBC) and the Hellenic Center for Marine Research (HCMR), and Dr. Fani Tsironi, Assistant Professor at the Laboratory of Food Engineering and Processing, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, at the Agricultural University of Athens. Coordinator for the Symposium was Katerina Lytra, Senior Veterinarian & Aquaculture Specialist, Scientific Advisor & Coordinator of the Technical Committee of HAPO.
HAPO, developer of Greek aquaculture, supports consistently institutions and actions that contribute to the further development of the aquaculture industry and promote the social acceptance and recognition of fresh Greek farmed fish.