Marel Food Systems acquired Carnitech A/S in 1997. Carnitech was founded in Jutland, Denmark, in 1981 by six enterprising young men.
Carnitech had established itself as a leader in equipping large shrimp trawlers with on-board processing equipment and eventually became a leading international supplier of food processing equipment and systems.
In the salmon processing industry, Carnitech Salmon is a global leader, with the acquisition of CP Food Machinery A/S in 2002 and GEBA in 2004.
Traces of chemical weapons agent found in shrimp Sweden
Traces of a chemical warfare agent were found in shrimp caught near the Swedish island of Maseskar, where 28 ships with chemical and other weapons were sunk by the allies after World War II, the Swedish National Water Agency said.