June, 1-st, 2013 the Interstate Standard GOST 31794-2012 «Grained salmon caviar. Specifications»

July 9, 2014 09:00

June, 1-st, 2013 the Interstate Standard GOST 31794-2012 «Grained salmon caviar. Specifications» was put in force as a substitution for GOST R 52336-2005 which is to be canceled February, 15-th, 2015.

The text of GOST 31794-2012 completely duplicates that of GOST R 52336-2005. You can produce salmon roe with food additive VAREX-2 according to novel GOST 31794-2012.

According to Russian state standard GOST 31794-2012, safe complex food additive VAREX-2 is used in caviar manufacturing process. The 3-th and 4-th grade of maturity skeins of Far Eastern salmon fish species are used as the raw material.

Experts-degustators of the Far East and participants of degustation sessions at Goskomrybolovstvo highly appreciated organoleptic indices of salmon caviar with this food additive.

  • These are some important advantages of GOST 31794-2012 over GOST 18173-2004 and GOST 1629-97:
  • Caviar with VAREX-2 is packed in various packaging: jars and tins, wooden barrels, plastic containers and buckets. Repacking of caviar from barrels, plastic containers and buckets into jars and tins is permitted throughout the shelf life.
  • Caviar with VAREX-2 is stored for 12 months at +2°..+4°С in consumer package in retail chain; for 8 months (from the manufacture date) at -4°..-6°С in barrels, plastic containers, buckets and wooden barrels.
  • Salt content in caviar with VAREX-2 can be reduced.

Show the comparative description of the requirements of the three existing state standards for salmon caviar: GOST 31794-2012, GOST 18173-2004, GOST 1629-97.

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