Marel books record orders from Chinese processors in 2022

Published on
November 8, 2022
Marel's new TillaXia processing machine for tilapia.

Processing equipment manufacturer Marel saw record order intake from China in 2022.

The company said its short-term outlook was threatened by Norway’s salmon-farming tax proposal, but that its medium-term outlook for its fish segment was good. Marel is targeting EBIT margin expansion for Marel Fish, relying on an improved product mix to boost sales. On that vein, it said it had introduced new products for whitefish and tilapia processing, including its FilleXia machine, which it said is “revolutionizing the tilapia processing industry that until now has  relied on a large, highly skilled workforce to fillet the fish manually.”

“We are proud of being the customer’s choice when it comes to fish-processing solutions and equipment in China, allowing the processor to grow and scale up,” Marel Marketing Manager Atli Sigurður Kristjánsson told SeafoodSource. “There have been good investments around the globe and China is ... 

Photo courtesy of Marel

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