Baader Brings New Generation of Filleting Machines to Newfoundland, Icewater to Invest $3 million
SEAFOODNEWS.COM by John Sackton February 13, 2018
Baader recently demonstrated its new generation of whitefish heading, filleting and skinning machines at the Marine Institute in St. John’s.
The Baader 582 combined with the Baader 59 shallow skinning machine is designed to maximize the high value products from cod, especially the loin.
The machine uses a new cutting technique without scraper knives so the entire fillet is handled more gently than on older machines, and the membrane over the loin is intact; while the black belly lining is fully removed.
"The major difference in this equipment is the quality you get out of it," said Baader CEO Dennis Schreiber.
"More usable product, higher yield in the box … higher quality, lower downturn, and a simple-to-operate machine."
The St. Johns meeting was to show the equipment to other Canadian processors who are considering the implications of a revived cod fishery.
Alberto Wareham, CEO of Icewater Seafoods, says that he has been testing the machine in his plant since its introduction in 2015...
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