Processing & Equipment

Published on
March 17, 2019

Ace Aquatec introduces in-water stunner at Seafood Expo North America

Ace Aquatec will be exhibiting its in-water fish stunner at Seafood Expo North America, taking place 17 to 19 March in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

The Dundee, Scotland-based aquaculture technology supplier, which also manufactures predator control, biomass measurement, and offshore marine life protection equipment, is introducing its Humane Stunner Universal at the expo.

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Madelyn Kearns

Published on
March 17, 2019

“A picture is worth a thousand words.”

It’s an idiom that seafood packagers around the world can get behind – and even in front of – with innovations in the sector transporting product presentations to new dimensions and heights. 

Vacuum skin packaging (VSP) and modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) have not only improved the shelf life of perishable proteins like seafood, but brought these products out of

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Christine Blank

Published on
March 13, 2019

To meet growing demand for its processing and distribution business, Morey’s Seafood International is expanding to a 65,000-square-foot facility.

Morey is also planning to move its corporate office – currently located in Golden Valley, Minnesota – to the new facility, which is located in Plymouth, Minnesota. The supplier will continue operating its primary manufacturing facility in Motley, Minnesota. 

“Given our

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Madelyn Kearns

Published on
March 12, 2019

Norfolk, Virginia-based company QA Supplies will be showcasing its new temperature reading device, the LogTag TRIL-8 Dry Ice “Probe-less” Low Temperature Recorder, at the upcoming Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America event taking place in Boston, Massachusetts from 17 to 19 March, 2019. 

Capable of operating, measuring, and storing up to 8,000 temperature readings in environments ranging from -80°

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Madelyn Kearns

Published on
December 26, 2018

Innovation loomed large for the seafood industry in 2018, in terms of new products as well as the machines and facilities responsible for producing and distributing them. 

In aquaculture circles, 2018 could be characterized as the year of the land-based recirculating aquaculture system (RAS). Several companies in Maine were seen cashing in on the trend in 2018, with Norway-based Nordic Aquafarms announcing in January its plans to build a

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Jason Holland

Published on
November 9, 2018

Water from seafood processing activities that tend to be treated as waste contain valuable nutrients that could be used in food or aquaculture feeds, a new research project has confirmed.

According to researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, approximately 7,000 to 8,000 liters of water is used to prepare a ton of marinated herring, while 50,000 liters of water is needed per ton of peeled shrimp or for three tons of raw shrimp.

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Madelyn Kearns

Published on
October 17, 2018

As sushi grows more popular around the world and the United States, demand for AUTEC’s commercial robotic sushi machines are on the rise among restaurants, educational institutes, and upscale grocers, according to the food technology developer.

The sushi robots produced by AUTEC automate elements of the sushi making process, with one model capable of producing 1,400 rice sheets per hour. The machines “allow purveyors to maintain

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Mark Godfrey

Published on
September 10, 2018

Hong Kong used to be the gateway to mainland China for exports of premium products like salmon. Now the traffic has been reversed, with a Dalian, China-based importer and processor of salmon seeking to increase sales of salmon in the city. 

Dalian Huayang Food Co. wants to use Hong Kong as a gateway to the Southeast Asia market for salmon, CEO Sun Le Qing told SeafoodSource at this month’s Seafood Expo Asia event in Hong Kong. The

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Jason Holland

Published on
September 5, 2018

Cermaq’s new salmon processing factory in Steigen, Norway, has been officially opened by State Secretary Roy Angelvik, with the minister praising the company’s contributions to the local economy.

“I am impressed by Cermaq’s investments in this region, building the future for the salmon industry and creating employment opportunities,” he said.

The 12,000 square meter factory employs 55 people and has a processing

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Madelyn Kearns

Published on
August 21, 2018

For the first time since a 1992 fishing moratorium went into effect, Atlantic cod is being processed and filleted once more in St. Anthony by Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada-based company St. Anthony Seafoods, according to a recent report from The Northern Pen, a local newspaper.

St. Anthony Seafoods, which is owned by Clearwater Seafoods (75 percent share) and St. Anthony Basin Resources Inc. (25 percent share), began trial runs for

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