Marel has reached an agreement on the sale of its Scanvaegt Norfo sawing system division in Bornholm Denmark to Nienstedt G.m.b.H. The transaction price is at the request of Nienstedt G.m.b.H. kept confidential. While the sale will have an insignificant effect on the turnover and profit of Marel Food Systems in 2008, it is nevertheless important in terms of sharpening the focus on the company’s core activities. Under the agreement, Nienstedt G.m.b.H will be offering customer support to the Norfo sawing system equipment already in service.
Andalusia claims Mediterranean trawling fleet stoppage change Spain
The Undersecretary of Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development of Andalusia has asked the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and the Environment to transfer to the month of October the stoppage of the Mediterranean trawling fleet scheduled for April.
China reopens market to live Irish crab Republic of Ireland
Minister of Agriculture of Ireland reached an agreement with a Chinese official on the proposed certificate to accompany consignments of crab exports to the Chinese market, which should facilitate the resumption of the crab trade between both countries.