Processing & Refrigeration – Page 4

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    Optimar focuses on fish health with new range of products


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

  • Mehdi Abdollahi of the Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden, Vilhjálmur Jens Árnason of the Iceland Ocean Cluster, Frode Blålid of Nuas Technology and Baader’s Dennis Lohmann agree that the whole chain needs to be involved to make 100% utilisation

    Towards 100% utilisation


    There’s no doubt there’s value to be extracted from elements of seafood production that are currently under-utilised, or even not used at all – and the key message from the first Fish Waste for Profit session held as part of the the IceFish Connect event is that the whole chain ...

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    Recruitment drive for Scottish seafood processing


    Scotland’s seafood industry has launched a new campaign to help find candidates to fill numerous vacancies across the processing sector, particularly in the busy run up to Christmas.

  • The arrival of artificial intelligence is a dream that’s coming true for Jón Heiðar Pálsson at Icelandic software company Wise

    AI and the art of informed decisions


    It’s all about making it possible for users to make the most fully informed decisions possible, said Jón Heiðar Pálsson, who heads sales at Icelandic software leader Wise.

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    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.

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    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.

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    Folla builds on Loppa’s success


    A year of intensive development and testing has gone into preparing the prototype Folla, and this has worked so well that Havfront’s partner, Husøy company Br. Karlsen, who were instrumental in initiating the Folla’s development, has already taken it into regular use – and Havfront will be at this year’s Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition to showcase both Loppa and Folla machines.

  • 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.

  • Six auctions in Brittany opt for Kosmos

    Six auctions in Brittany opt for Kosmos


    A group of auctions in Brittany which between them trade 50,000 tonnes of fish landed by 450 vessels are upgrading to an Aucxis Kosmos digital trading platform.

  • New pelagic system’s 70% capacity boost

    New pelagic system’s 70% capacity boost


    Icelandic Pelagic processor Loðnuvinnslan (LVF) has contracted Skaginn 3X for a new pelagic processing system for their operation at Fáskrúðsfjörður in eastern Iceland.

  • 608 takes Baadering to the next level

    608 takes Baadering to the next level


    The term Baadering has for more than half a century used to refer to gentle product refinement and Baader has launched its Baader 608 as the latest machine in the company range for this process.

  • Taking the stress out of salmon transfers

    Taking the stress out of salmon transfers


    Through a new grant, Skaginn 3X and R&D partner Matís are evaluating the potential to improve fish well-being and productivity margins through a new ValuePump offering.