Marel equips country’s largest fish processing facility
View of modern tilapia processing plant set up in Palotina, Paraná. (Photo: Marel)
C.Vale has opened the largest and most modern fish processing facility in Brazil, supplied with processing equipment and systems from Marel.
The new factory is just over 10,000 m2 and has an initial processing capacity of 75,000 tilapia per day. It is located in C.Vale’s industrial park in Palotina, western Parana, where the cooperative also has a poultry facility.
According to the president of C.Vale, Alfredo Lang, the plant will be the largest in Brazil and the most modern in Latin America.
“Once we’re processing 75,000 tilapia per day, our next goal will be to reach 300,000 per day. We have a consolidated customer base who are waiting for our fish products both in the domestic and foreign market,” the entrepreneur says.
The long-time partnership between Marel and C.Vale, mainly in the areas of poultry and further pr...