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Improvements in on board handling including the use of insulated containers has contributed to the increase in value of fish from Iceland.Proper on-board handling of fish contributes significantly to higher quality and longer shelf life

This article was featured in Eurofish Magazine 3 2021.

Fish from the Icelandic fishing industry has an enviable reputation for quality. Insulated containers have contributed to this in no small measure.

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Tuesday, 30 March 2021 14:41

Less is more when it comes to packaging

EM2 21 TECH PackagingReduce, reuse or recycle properly

This article was featured in EUROFISH Magazine 2 2021.

A world without packaging is nothing but a pipe dream, since there is hardly a single product that can be produced, transported and handled completely unpackaged. This is why there are many initiatives aiming to make packaging better, more environmentally friendly and more sustainable, to protect the environment, prevent waste and keep its CO2 footprint as small as possible. What packaging alternatives currently meet these requirements best?

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EM6 20 TECH FIAPA one-stop shop for fish farmers

This article was featured in EUROFISH Magazine 6 / 2020.

FIAP, based in Ursensollen, Bavaria, has been supplying aquaculture equipment to the industry as well as to private customers since it was founded in 1978. Today it has expanded its range to include water gardens and all the accessories and services that go with them.

As the aquaculture industry grows and develops – in 2025 some 57% of the fish for human consumption will come from fish farming up from 50% in 2016 – it will, particularly in parts of Europe, get increasingly complex and sophisticated. Driving this development as well as responding to it will be companies like FIAP that has made a name for itself developing and supplying equipment to the industry. The family-owned company has existed for over 40 years and today is run by two partners representing the second generation of owner-managers.

Published in Technology
Wednesday, 09 December 2020 08:43

Fish counters set the stage for seafood sales

EM6 20 TECH display equipmentMaintaining freshness and quality, stimulating purchases

This article was featured in EUROFISH Magazine 6 / 2020.

Fish and seafood are perishable foods and their presentation in retail outlets requires special counter concepts that have to meet a variety of requirements. The design of the refrigerated counters, display cases and other sales furniture at fishmongers and in supermarket fish departments contributes strongly to maintaining product quality and also influences customers’ buying behaviour.

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EM4 20 BlockchainA new basis for international business

This article was featured in EUROFISH Magazine 4 / 2020.

“Blockchain” is for many people still little more than a buzzword they may have heard about in connection with the digital currency bitcoins. But in fact blockchain and artificial intelligence are developing into leading technologies that are “revolutionizing” many areas of the economy. Blockchains provide transparency, enable more control, and simplify traceability in business relationships.

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Marine biofouling, or biological fouling is a serious problem worldwide. In the past this growth was mostly fought with chemical means but this often creates additional problems because the methods pollute the environment. Following intensive research new solutions are now emerging. Read the article in our Technology section

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Wednesday, 18 December 2019 10:10

Glimpsing the future of processing

EM6 19 Tech WhitefishMarel, a leading producer of sophisticated equipment for the fish processing industry, held its annual demonstration of machinery for whitefish processing at its dedicated demo centre, Progress Point, in Kastrup close to the Copenhagen airport. The event brought together existing and potential customers from all around the world as well as partners, Marel employees, and representatives from the press. The guests were treated to a day of equipment demonstrations and presentations both by Marel employees and external experts about some of the important trends shaping the future development of the industry.

This article was featured in EUROFISH Magazine 6/2019.

Published in Technology
Thursday, 19 December 2019 10:06

SALMCO Technik celebrates 35th anniversary

EM6 19 TECH SalmcoNew location offers room to grow

It is 35 years since the Hamburg-based salmon slicer manufacturer Salmco Technik was founded and to celebrate this anniversary the company will be moving into new premises which, after final completion next year, will have more than twice the current area for administration and workshop. The 2,500 m² site offers room for further growth. 

This article was featured in EUROFISH Magazine 6/2019.

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EM6 19 TECH Bohlsen SteenNew skinners are a hit with processing company

Germans consume some 13.5 kg of fish and seafood per capita, placing them at the lower end of the scale among European countries. While domestic production is some 268,00 tonnes, the country imports some 937,000 tonnes and exports about 587,000 tonnes.

Fish and seafood are consumed in several different form of which conserves are the most popular followed by deep frozen, fresh, and smoked. Within the country consumption varies from 4.2 kg per capita in Baden-Württemberg and Saarland in the south west to 6.1 kg in Bremen.

This article was featured in EUROFISH Magazine 6/2019.

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EM6 19 TECH bio foulingNanotechnology, organic polymers and neurotransmitters

Marine biofouling, or biological fouling, the accumulation of plant and animal growth on natural hard structures and man-made constructions from ships to the net enclosures used in aquaculture, is a serious problem worldwide. In the past this growth was mostly fought with chemical means but this often creates additional problems because the methods pollute the environment. Following intensive research new solutions are now emerging.

This article was featured in EUROFISH Magazine 6/2019.

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