In an effort to enhance production processes, improve efficiency, and promote sustainability in the seafood industry, Foodintech
, a Portuguese partner of the SAFER project
, has successfully implemented Flow Manufacturing software in CONSORCIO ESPAÑOL CONSERVERO
in Spain and Thaeron Fils
in France. The initiative was made possible through the “Open call
” of the SAFER project, co-funded by Interreg Atlantic Area
Flow Manufacturing software
is an advanced Manufacturing Execution System (MES) that integrates software and hardware components to accelerate production, ensure quality control, enhance food safety, enable traceability, manage stock, optimize picking, and facilitate distribution. This cutting-edge technology promises to revolutionize the food processing industry and pave the way for Industry 4.0 advancements.
One of the key advantages of Flow Manufacturing is its ability to enhance traceability throughout the entire production cycle. The software's integrated system allows for real-time monitoring and tracking of ingredients, raw materials, and finished products. This level of transparency and traceability not only ensures compliance with quality and safety standards but also enables prompt identification and resolution of any issues that may arise.
In addition to efficiency and traceability, Flow Manufacturing software promotes sustainability in food production. By optimizing processes and reducing waste, these companies can minimize their environmental impact. Through the software's capabilities, they can monitor resource consumption, manage inventory levels effectively, and make data-driven decisions to achieve a more sustainable production model.
Thaeron Fils, a renowned family-owned business established in 1879 along the Bélon river in Brittany, France, specializes in the production and preparation of a wide range of shellfish. With a rich heritage spanning five generations, Thaeron Fils has embraced innovation and invested in new production sites near their natural resources. Their commitment to quality and freshness has earned them a reputation as a trusted supplier of 3,500 tonnes of shellfish and crustaceans annually, both alive and cooked, in international markets.
Consorcio Español Conservero, located in Santoña, Cantabria, Spain, has been a key player in the canning industry since 1950. Over the past decade, the company has established itself as a leading brand in Spain's canned fish segment. With a sprawling facility spanning over 39,000 m², Consorcio Español Conservero specializes in producing high-quality canned fish products such as bonito, anchovies, tuna, and prepared dishes, catering to the local and global markets.