Marel Food Systems (ICE:MARL) is an Iceland-based company active within the food industry. It is primarily engaged in the development and manufacture of food processing equipment for the fish, poultry and meat industries. The Company also offers solutions for cheese processing and prepared-food products, covering various aspects of processing, from slaughtering and primary processing of raw material to packing and labeling of finished products.
Its brands include AEW Delford, Carnitech, Marel and Scanvaegt. In May 2008, the Company acquired Stork Food Systems. Marel Food Systems hf is also operational through sales and service units located in 40 countries. The Company is made up of eight business units, located in the Netherlands, Denmark, the United States, Iceland, Slovakia and Singapore.
In addition, its sales and service network spans more than 40 countries.
Biotechnology developed to use onshore seaweed Mexico
A team of researchers from the National Fisheries Institute is working on the development of biotechnology for the use of seaweed on shore that is produced off Baja California peninsula coast.
Shrimp trawling responsible for the highest bycatch Worldwide
Shrimp trawling accounts for more bycatch volume than any other fishery type but efforts to reduce bycatch can make a positive difference, concludes a report about bycatch in the wild shrimp sector released by Sustainable Fisheries Partnership.