seafood

 

King Oscar selects Ardagh’s Easy Peel can

The Norwegian seafood firm King Oscar has added an advanced opening solution produced by Ardagh Group to its mackerel cans. Ardagh’s Easy Peel aluminium can end comprises a metal ring on which an aluminum foil is heat sealed. The consumer has a safer and quicker means of opening the can, with a drastically reduced risk […]

Thai Union to buy King Oscar

Thai Union Frozen Products Public Company Limited (TUF) is to buy seafood company ‘King Oscar’. King Oscar Holding AS is owned by the private equity fund Procuritas Capital Investors IV in the Nordic Region. The company is number one in the premium sardine category in Norway, USA and Australia, posting sales of USD 80 million […]

A fishy business

Canned seafood products are one of the real mainstays when it comes to canned food, and metal packaging is the ideal container to keep it fresh and nutritious.

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Canned seafood brands driving innovation

When it comes to appreciating the qualities of traditional foods, nothing unites the continent of Europe with the vast plains of the United States and the great sweep of Asian landscapes more than their mutual and abiding fondness for tuna. And a significant part of that mutual appreciation is the overwhelming packaging choice delivering tuna […]

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Seafood firm pledges $1m to charity

North America seafood company Bumble Bee Foods has announced it will donate at least US$1 million from sales of a new line of canned products certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC). The introduction of Wild Selections will see a portion of the proceeds going to support World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF). The company is committed […]

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Recall for loose seal tuna cans

A fault in seal tightness has forced one of North America’s largest producers of canned seafood into a voluntary recall of some of its tuna cans. The recall of specific codes of five-ounce chunk white albacore and chunk light tuna products is, the company says, because the cans do not meet its standards for seal […]

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October 2011

Articles in this issue include a look at the area of general cans, an article about seaming techniques and a look at what the future holds for cans, plus regulars including Candid and Knight’s Knowledge.

September 2011

The September 2011 issue of CanTech International, available online to subscribers.

New speakers announced for Asia CanTech

Newly announced speakers from the Ardagh Group and Crown Packaging have joined the lineup for Asia CanTech Vietnam 2011. Robert Zanetto, business development director Metal-Asia for Ardagh Group, has been confirmed as a keynote speaker.