Heartland Catfish Moves to Eliminate Additive; Move Set to Boost Consumer Accessibility
U.S. catfish farmer Heartland Catfish announced it will transition to phosphate-free solutions in a move that will reduce environmental impacts and increase the consumer accessibility of Heartland Catfish products.
The vertically integrated farmer said its frozen products including its frozen fillets and frozen nuggets are injected before freezing with a solution that improves water retention and longevity.
In the past, the company used a solution that included water, sodium tripolyphosphate, sodium hexametaphosphate, ascorbic acid and citric acid...
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