Processing & Refrigeration

There’s no getting away from the fact that if it’s not done fast and kept cold, there’s no seafood. Processing and refrigeration are at the heart of the whole business of providing consumers with healthy seafood, and there’s a world of technical innovation taking place to ensure everything stays fresh.

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    Optimar focuses on fish health with new range of products

    2021-11-18T11:54:00+00:00By Rebecca Strong

    Optimar has launched a range of sustainable solutions aimed at ensuring fish welfare and keeping produce as fresh as possible.

  • (l-r) Leif Carøe Andersen, Hugo Dissing and Kim Weidemann Photo: Carsoe/Intech

    Carsoe acquires outstanding shares in Intech


    Carsoe has acquired all outstanding shares in Intech, consolidating the two companies’ seafood activities and tray denesting technology at Carsoe and Intech respectively.

  • Jón Birgir Gunnarsson, director of sales and marketing at Valka Photo: Valka

    Valka fish processing system for Hardanger


    Valka is to supply a fish processing system capable of handling 140 salmon per minute for Hardanger Fiskeforedling.

  • Quality and yield take priority

    Quality and yield take priority


    Hraðfrystihúsið (HG) and Marel have signed a significant contract for a FleXicut system to increase automation, quality, throughput and yield.

  • Folla builds on Loppa’s success

    Folla builds on Loppa’s success


    The success of the Loppa heading and gutting machine developed by Måløy company Havfront has been such that a new machine for use in shore-based fish processing has been developed, with the prototype already in use.

  • Complete packing for langoustines

    Complete packing for langoustines


    An integrated weighing and tray sealing solution from Ishida Europe has enabled one of Spain’s leading fish processors to double throughput on one of its most popular and important product lines.

  • The new chain conveyor uses bamboo plates instead of plastic ones Photo: Cimbria

    New bamboo chain conveyor from Cimbria


    Grain and seed processing solutions company, Cimbria, has unveiled a new eco-friendly product for the food industry.

  • Securely and attractively packaged under MAP

    Securely and attractively packaged under MAP


    A resource-saving packaging alternative not only utilises a high proportion of renewable raw materials, it also offers plenty of space for communication. The striking and innovative look guarantee maximum attention on any retailer’s shelves.

  • GEA to design krill protein pilot plant

    GEA to design krill protein pilot plant


    GEA is to design and deliver the world’s first pilot plant for hydrolyzing krill protein for Norwegian biotechnology company Aker BioMarine which uses catches of Antarctic krill to develop ingredients for functional foods, aquaculture and animal feed.

  • Ozone eliminates listeria at Norwegian plant

    Ozone eliminates listeria at Norwegian plant


    A Norwegian fish processing plant turned to Evoqua partner Naustor Technology to eliminate a persistent listeria problem in production.

  • Marel set to acquire Valka

    Marel set to acquire Valka


    Icelandic tech leader Marel is ready to acquire seafood processing systems specialist Valka, having reached agreements to acquire 90% of Valka shares.

  • Siggi the Polar Bear’s ice-cold facts

    Siggi the Polar Bear’s ice-cold facts


    Icelandic tech provider Skaginn 3X has taken a new approach to promoting what the company has to offer, with an advertising campaign that moves away from brushed steel and glinting machinery to a string of adverts that include a series of quirky facts.