Processing equipment specialists Meyn are displaying a host of innovations at VIV Europe, the international poultry trade show, being held on 20 – 22 June in Utrecht.
Meyn said several innovations would be launched the show, including live bird handling equipment and deboning to support customers in their quest for even more efficiency and food safety. Visitors can experience live simulations of the new poultry processing software platform, called ‘Meyn Connect’ at the booth and attend live equipment demonstrations at Meyn in Amsterdam.
The innovations on show include:
The new Meyn Grande drawer system M1.0 for 15,000 bph
Live bird handling designed to optimise both animal welfare and product quality. The Grande drawer system offers flexible layouts, depending on specific plant requirements, and can be expanded with the Meyn Multistage CO2 stunning and automatic trailer unloading and loading. The system has an unrivaled headspace of 255 mm for birds, preventing heat stress and ensuring uniform meat quality moreover it supports the highest line speeds.
The new Meyn Carousel Rehanger M2.0 to assure efficient operations in high-speed processing lines.
The Meyn Carousel rehanger which enables smooth transfers between lines with equal or different shackles, at either similar or different line speeds.
The new Meyn Physic cut up line M3.0 to increase the hygiene level, with improved adjustability and a large weight range
The Physic cut up line M3.0 which handles 7,500 birds per hour. Meyn said the new design of the modules is more practical and fits the purpose to increase hygiene levels.
The new Meyn Rapid Plus breast deboner M4.1 to increase the capacity of up to 7,000 while reducing the footprint with 16%.
Robbert Birkhoff, director of sales at Meyn, said: “Our customers are competing at the highest level, every day. That is why we are excited to present our next generation solutions at VIV Europe. We bring powerful 15,000 bph processing solutions with maximum food safety.”