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The latest news, events, video content and other interesting facts

Urk working visit ambassador to United States

This week the Ambassador of the United States, Shefali Razdan Duggal came to visit the Seafood sector in Urk. The trade magazine Fisheries News wrote the following article about it: URK – Last Thursday, March 28, the United States ambassador to the Netherlands, Shefali Razdan Duggal, visited the fish processing sector in Urk. The Association…

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Brands Fish acquires Baarssen Fish Processing

The Fishing News features an article on Brands Fish’s acquisition of Baarssen Fish Processing. Read a summary below: Brands Fish recently acquired Baarssen Fish Processing, a deal ratified retroactively as of Jan. 1, 2024. Brands Fish, founded and run by brothers Hendrik and Jan Brands, has focused primarily on the processing of fresh salmon. Baarssen…

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DaySeaDay prevents noise pollution with acoustic panels

On IsoCab’s LinkedIn, we come across this case at DaySeaDay. To combat noise pollution for the canteen staff, DaySeaDay went looking for a solution. Read the entire case on their LinkedIn page. Below is a brief summary. Hendrik de Boer, with 13 years of experience at Dayseaday in Urk, is responsible for construction issues and…

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Visscher Seafood to Seafood Expo North America

Visscher Seafood announces that they will be present at the Seafood Expo North America in Boston from March 10 to 12. They are an exhibitor at this fair under the name of their subsidiary Norwegian Seafood AS. Will you be attending the Seafood Expo North America this year? Then visit Visscher Seafood at the Norway…

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On the exhibition floor in Bremen

As we previously reported, Urk Seafood members Visschers Seafood, Kramers’ Seafood and Lerøy Seafood were on the exhibition floor in Bremen. In addition, Diepvries Urk attended Germany’s largest fish fair as a visitor. Fish International is the largest fish fair in Germany, so it goes without saying that our members are making themselves heard. This…

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Urk Seafood present at Fish International 2024

Fish International is Germany’s largest fish fair with over 300 participants and more than 10,000 visitors from the fish industry. Several members of Urk Seafood are also present at this fair. Visscher Seafood – Booth 5E49 Lerøy Seafood Group – Stand 5G19 Kramers’ Seafood – Booth 5C49 In addition, Diepvries Urk, among others, has already…

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Kramers’ Seafood shows breadcrumb line

Kramers’ Seafood gives a behind-the-scenes look at their paneer line. The seafood company shared a short video of the breadcrumb department on their LinkedIn page. The process of layering, breadcrumbing and packing is clearly shown in this short video.

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NorthSeaFood introduces robots in breadcrumb line

The Seafood industry continues to evolve technically. In an industry where quality requirements are increasing and innovations are rapid, this is the first step toward fully automating production lines. Supplied by the company VCU Robotics, the robots ensure that the breadcrumbing process for frozen fillet is now fully automated. This allows the company to scale…

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Interview with Councilman Nathanaël Middelkoop

Urk alderman of finance, economic affairs and fisheries, land affairs, education and labor market Urk municipality’s development as an international seafood hub Fishing and entrepreneurship are two concepts that are in almost every Urker’s genes. Since the birth of the local fishing culture on Urk around the year 1600, there has been tremendous growth in…

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Urk working visit ambassador to United States

This week the Ambassador of the United States, Shefali Razdan Duggal came to visit the Seafood sector in Urk. The trade magazine Fisheries News wrote the following article about it: URK – Last Thursday, March 28, the United States ambassador to the Netherlands, Shefali Razdan Duggal, visited the fish processing sector in Urk. The Association…

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Brands Fish acquires Baarssen Fish Processing

The Fishing News features an article on Brands Fish’s acquisition of Baarssen Fish Processing. Read a summary below: Brands Fish recently acquired Baarssen Fish Processing, a deal ratified retroactively as of Jan. 1, 2024. Brands Fish, founded and run by brothers Hendrik and Jan Brands, has focused primarily on the processing of fresh salmon. Baarssen…

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DaySeaDay prevents noise pollution with acoustic panels

On IsoCab’s LinkedIn, we come across this case at DaySeaDay. To combat noise pollution for the canteen staff, DaySeaDay went looking for a solution. Read the entire case on their LinkedIn page. Below is a brief summary. Hendrik de Boer, with 13 years of experience at Dayseaday in Urk, is responsible for construction issues and…

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On the exhibition floor in Bremen

As we previously reported, Urk Seafood members Visschers Seafood, Kramers’ Seafood and Lerøy Seafood were on the exhibition floor in Bremen. In addition, Diepvries Urk attended Germany’s largest fish fair as a visitor. Fish International is the largest fish fair in Germany, so it goes without saying that our members are making themselves heard. This…

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Kramers’ Seafood shows breadcrumb line

Kramers’ Seafood gives a behind-the-scenes look at their paneer line. The seafood company shared a short video of the breadcrumb department on their LinkedIn page. The process of layering, breadcrumbing and packing is clearly shown in this short video.

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NorthSeaFood introduces robots in breadcrumb line

The Seafood industry continues to evolve technically. In an industry where quality requirements are increasing and innovations are rapid, this is the first step toward fully automating production lines. Supplied by the company VCU Robotics, the robots ensure that the breadcrumbing process for frozen fillet is now fully automated. This allows the company to scale…

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Interview with Councilman Nathanaël Middelkoop

Urk alderman of finance, economic affairs and fisheries, land affairs, education and labor market Urk municipality’s development as an international seafood hub Fishing and entrepreneurship are two concepts that are in almost every Urker’s genes. Since the birth of the local fishing culture on Urk around the year 1600, there has been tremendous growth in…

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Neerlandia Urk gives filleting lesson on Youtube

Urk Seafood member Neerlandia scores with filleting videos on Youtube. The Urk fish company has a hand filleting department and proudly showcases this craft on their YouTube channel. And that craft scores! Some of the videos have been viewed tens of thousands of times. Neerlandia Urk is a supplier of a wide range of North…

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Sea Fresh to new generation

URK – After nearly 25 years, Jan and Sjoert Ras symbolically handed over the management of the family business Sea Fresh. The company is now fully owned by the second generation, represented by brothers Albert and Sjoerd Ras, who are the sons of founder Jan Ras. In 1999, Sea Fresh BV was founded by Jan…

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Spike in pangasius sales

Why is pangasius about to replace cod in your fish stick, and more importantly – what is it? Matthew Wilcox spoke with Frans William Zeeman of Seafood Connection to find out.

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International sourcing of seafood

Sourcing seafood brings buyers all over the world. From the cold island of Sky to the warm shores of Turkey. Working in seafood is truly an international work environment. Watch two trips from two leading Urk fishing companies.

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Visscher Seafood to Seafood Expo North America

Visscher Seafood announces that they will be present at the Seafood Expo North America in Boston from March 10 to 12. They are an exhibitor at this fair under the name of their subsidiary Norwegian Seafood AS. Will you be attending the Seafood Expo North America this year? Then visit Visscher Seafood at the Norway…

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Urk Seafood present at Fish International 2024

Fish International is Germany’s largest fish fair with over 300 participants and more than 10,000 visitors from the fish industry. Several members of Urk Seafood are also present at this fair. Visscher Seafood – Booth 5E49 Lerøy Seafood Group – Stand 5G19 Kramers’ Seafood – Booth 5C49 In addition, Diepvries Urk, among others, has already…

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Urk Seafood at Conxemar Expo – Vigo, Spain

Conxemar Exhibition in Vigo, Spain is the annual fish fair of the Spanish association of fish traders, importers, exporters and producers. This show with more than 700 exhibitors attracts more than 26,000 seafood industry professionals. At such an event, of course, Urk Seafood cannot be missing. Present on behalf of Urk Seafood are Kramers’ Seafood,…

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Conxemar Expo – Vigo, Spain

Conxemar Exhibition in Vigo, Spain is the annual fish fair of the Spanish association of fish traders, importers, exporters and producers. This show with more than 700 exhibitors attracts more than 26,000 seafood industry professionals. All types of professionals are present and it is an excellent networking opportunity for Fishing Professionals in all sports. For…

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