The Meyn-Ishida alliance has completed the installation of a chicken processing and packing plant in Russia’s Belgorod province for poultry giant ZAO Prioskolie. The state-of-the-art plant includes Ishida’s recently-developed weigh-batching technology, which has revolutionised the speed, accuracy and compactness of styling and packing operations  Prioskolie is Russia’s largest poultryRead More →

  At Fachpack 2013 which takes place in Nuremberg, MULTIVAC will be showing selections from its extensive portfolio of thermoforming packaging machines, traysealers, vacuum chamber machines, labellers, quality control systems and automation solutions, and even right up to turnkey lines.  From the compact table-top model to the fully automated packagingRead More →

  In-line innovation Adding value by marinating  As a full-line supplier, Marel Townsend Further Processing can provide technologically advanced equipment for every step in your production line. Now there is an innovative new solution for further processors wishing to marinate portioned products. The RevoPortioner – ValueSpray in-line solution allows youRead More →

  Traditional defrosting The traditional defrosting methods introduce a number of difficulties directly related to the heat transfer mechanisms: slow process (hours, sometimes days); bacteria growth in the product; high drip loss (economic loss); deterioration of the product surface; batch processing (high handling costs, risk of breakage, bruising and otherRead More →

  The innovative ModularLoader that was on display at the IFFA exhibition in Frankfurt was no longer for sale as it had already been snapped up by Charcuterie des Flandres. The Belgium-based company has a production facility in Dunkirk, France. That is where the ModularLoader is headed after the IFFA.Read More →

  MPS Meat Processing Systems and KJ Industries announce that KJ has been acquired by MPS. KJ’s leading position in cutting and deboning and its advanced logistic solutions will further strengthen MPS’ market leadership position. Remko Rosman, CEO of MPS, comments: “We are very pleased with this move. KJ isRead More →

  At IFFA 2013, METALQUIMIA presented TWINVAC “EVOLUTION”, the “ALL-IN-ONE” whole-muscle stuffer suitable for all types of meats, from emulsions to pieces of whole muscle, which makes it possible to obtain maximum compacting, the greatest weight precision and highest stuffing speed on the market, resulting in a stuffed product ofRead More →

  METALQUIMIA presented at IFFA 2013 the SPRAYPLUS® SYSTEM technology, a surprising evolution of the conventional Spray Effect which brings significant advantages to the injection process of cooked meat products. The patented SPRAYPLUS® technology provides for adjustable needle retraction, creating more uniform brine distribution and reducing the formation of brineRead More →

  At IFFA’2013, METALQUIMIA introduced the TURBOMEAT® Process, the gateway to Accelerated Intensive Massaging (AIM) which makes it possible to accelerate the process of massaging and maturing cooked meat products, resulting in significantly shorter process times (up to 50% reduction in the total massaging time), without having to relinquish versatilityRead More →