PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: Absorbent liners for crates of fish

Absorbent liners for fresh fish crates

SEA-FRESH liners are designed with one simple aim – keeping seafood as fresh as the moment it came out of the sea – and are perfect for transporting fresh fish.

… and one absorbent pad in the Sirane range, our Dri-Fresh Sea-Fresh SP mat, is absolutely perfect for this job, helping maximise the retail value of the packaged fish.

Sirane’s Dri-Fresh Sea-Fresh SP mat offers effective and fast absorbency in an easy-to-use format – and is a very clean product due to the method of production used.

Jeremy Haydn-Davies, sales director, said: “Sirane’s Dri-Fresh Sea-Fresh range of absorbent liners quickly and effectively absorbs the melting ice and juices from the fish released during transportation. The liquid is then absorbed and trapped inside the Sea-Fresh liner to prevent spillage and reduce odour – meaning sale prices of seafood can be optimised.

“This popular liner for fresh fish, which is part of our Dri-fresh absorbent products range, is made using a process which needs no adhesives, so the product is very clean.

“It is a strong, durable product – with excellent tensile strength, crucial for this sort of absorbent pad – and is very easy to handle, and very easy to remove when saturated.

“Sea-Fresh liners are excellent for lining crates of seafood, soaking up large amounts of water and fluid from the crates, meaning it arrives at the destination in a much better condition.”

Sirane has worked closely with seafood companies and they’ve told us that this product range is exactly what they need. They need high absorbency over a sustained period of time in a range of sizes. The cold crate packed with fish will remain cold and dry, optimising the condition and appearance – and in many cases the value of the contents.

Dri-Fresh Sea-Fresh SP absorbent liners can be custom designed to your application, and can be made large enough - at 680mm x 360mm - to fit standard 25 kilo trays.

Sirane is a highly innovative product development-to-manufacture company based in Telford, Shropshire. It has four divisions: food packaging; medical and healthcare; industrial and horticultural. The company specialises in absorbent solutions.

For more information on Sirane’s food packaging range, email or contact +44 1952 230055. 

INTERNATIONAL: Sirane East (Vostok) open for business in Russia

SIRANE EAST’S new factory in Moscow is now open for business, with the many planning and logistical challenges of beginning manufacturing in Russia finally overcome.

The new production facility will serve the Russian Federation, as well as many of the independent republics including Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Azerbaijan and Armenia.

Sirane’s absorbent pads for food packaging have been imported into Russia for 18 months, and with strong demand the decision was taken to establish local manufacturing.

Pavel Prokofiev, the Sirane East director responsible for the day-to-day running of the new operation, said: “Sirane products have experienced an increasing demand in Russia, and we are really overwhelmed by the customer response to our range and quality.

“We have been eagerly anticipating the opening of the Moscow production facility for a while now, as it will allow us to offer our customers an even better level of service.”

Absorbent pads are just the beginning - Sirane East plans to begin manufacturing additional food packaging and industrial products as part of a second stage of expansion.

Sirane offers a wide range of food packaging solutions, including cooking bags and films, ovenable pads and dividers, protective packaging and more. The company also specialises in shelf-life extension – particularly important in Russia where food can travel vast distances.

For more information, contact or visit Sirane East’s website

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