Dried seafood such as Sea Cucumber quality

Please refer also to the general quality assessment checks for all sensory criteria, which cover all seafood.

Appearance

Check Higher quality Lesser quality Comment

Free of slime and mould; clean; no cuts, not squashed

Patches of powder, mould or slime; cuts; squashed

Odour

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Typical of product, varies from very little to very strong

Unusual odours

Texture

Check Higher quality Lesser quality Comment

No moisture

Slightly soft and mushy