Processing > Meat, poultry & seafood

Minimising bandsaw injuries in the meat industry

14 May, 2014

BladeStop is a brake mechanism that reduces the risk of serious injury by mechanically stopping bandsaw blades when they come into contact with people.

Vemag Alginate and Auto Ball Loader

14 May, 2014

Vemag Australia has a range of food processing and packaging machinery.

Treif Falcon Hybrid continuous slicing/portioning machine

13 May, 2014

The Treif Falcon Hybrid is a continuous slicing/portioning machine for boneless or bone-in meat products. This high-production machine is suited to mid- to large-scale food processing facilities where it can be used for slicing portions of a prescribed weight as well as slices to a certain thickness without any kind of weight specification.

Marel I-Cut 130 portion cutter

13 May, 2014

High accuracy, raw material optimisation and maximum return on investment can be achieved with Marel's I-Cut 130 Portion Cutter. The machine uses the latest hardware and software technology to enable users to portion fish into fixed-weight and fixed-length portions.

Heat and Control Twin Drum Spiral Oven

16 April, 2014

The Twin Drum Spiral Oven from Heat and Control is a twin spiral cooking system that gives food processors independent control over each drum's cooking environment.

Marel MS 2730 Filleting Machine

10 April, 2014

The MS 2730 Filleting Machine from Marel can process up to 25 fish/min and offers an increased yield, which is achieved by an extra cut made from anal vent to tail.

Heat and Control Micro Breader Breading Applicator

04 April, 2014

Heat and Control has reduced the length of its breading applicator. Sixty centimetres shorter than standard models, the Micro Breader Breading Applicator is suitable for use with a range of products including flour and crumb coatings.

Gut washer improves tallow quality

03 April, 2014

Thomas Foods International's Murray Bridge facility in South Australia has the capacity to process 5000 head of cattle and 52,500 head of lamb and mutton each week. The company recently installed a gut washer from CST Wastewater Solutions.

Europe looks at meat transportation, storage and the cold chain

31 March, 2014

A variety of carcass chilling regimes, combining maximum surface temperature and maximum transportation times can achieve bacterial growth results equivalent to or lower than the current requirements.

pitt&sherry to design $10m Strahan Aquaculture Hub

28 March, 2014

pitt&sherry has been chosen to work on the $10 million Strahan Aquaculture Hub development on Tasmania's west coast. The engineering consultancy has secured key planning approvals and will undertake detailed design for the TSGA development.

Marel ProCon Flowline fish-processing flowline

11 March, 2014

Marel has introduced ProCon Flowline fish-processing flowline. The system uses RFID technology to track all product on the line and monitor performance.

Milmeq V16 Plate Freezer system

07 March, 2014

The Milmeq V16 Plate Freezer is a system suitable for snap-freezing seafood product. Product is loaded into the freezer cavities by an operator and rapidly frozen through a contact freezing method.

Marel FleXicut water-jet trimming robot for whitefish processing

04 March, 2014

The Marel FleXicut is a trimming robot for high-precision bone detection and removal in whitefish processing. According to the company, automating the boning process reduces the need for skilled labour and improves product handling and yields.

GEA and SOCACEL align to develop ham massager

21 February, 2014

GEA Food Solutions and SOCACEL have joined forces to develop a new vacuum ham massager. The two companies say the alliance's synergy will result in a massager that sets high standards for performance, reliability and quality.

Economical vacuum supply in meat-processing plants

06 February, 2014

An integrated packaging concept that guarantees finished products are packaged hygienically and efficiently is an important component in modern meat and sausage production. Innovative meat-processing plants continuously work to optimise production processes and integrate packaging lines into the overall process.

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