Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Blue Shark

Apart from Hake fish products, Seawork is pleased to offer you other variety of fish species such as Blue shark. The processing of Blue shark is almost same as Hake fillets but with certain differences.

The Latin name of Blue shark is Prionace Glauca. Blue shark is caught in South-East Atlantic, by bottom trawlers. Trawling is a method of fishing that involves pulling a large fishing net through the water behind one or more boats. The net that is used for trawling is called a trawl. Bottom trawling is trawling (towing a trawl, which is a fishing net) along the sea floor.

Processing of Blue Shark is as follows:
The frozen gutted and headed Blue shark is skinned and trimmed according to customer specifications. It is then sorted, packed and blast frozen in accordance with good commercial practice to attain a product temperature of -18ºC or below. Skinning is done according to customer’s requirements.
The Blue shark is then coat with a protective layer known as the glazing process. It is glazed at 5-10% (according to customer’s specifications). Then, the trunks are packed individually wrapped (IWP) with high density foiling sheet.

The product can be best used before 24 months from the date of production. No sealing is done as Hake fillets and the weight of the carton is 25kg net.

For the packaging and labeling, if you want to put your own labeling, we are at your disposition or we can do our own packaging which include the name of product, Latin name, EU approval number, Best before and expiry date, address of manufacturer, EAN 128 bar code, FAO area, storage condition and product of Namibia.

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