MAREL STORK POULTRY PROCESSING B.V.
|MAREL STORK POULTRY PROCESSING B.V. Patent applications|
|Patent application number||Title||Published|
|20140256241||ORGAN REMOVAL DEVICE AND A METHOD FOR ORGAN REMOVAL - An organ removal device and a method are provided for removing one or more organs or parts thereof located adjacent the spinal column of the carcass on opposite sides thereof from the wall of a body cavity of slaughtered eviscerated poultry having an access opening to the body cavity thereof. The device includes a poultry support device and a vacuum tube assembly comprising two vacuum tubes, each having at least one suction nozzle at an end thereof, the vacuum tube assembly further includes two scrapers, each arranged to scrape along a region of the wall of the body cavity to loosen organs adhering to the wall. A sweeping mechanism is provided to impart to each scraper a sweeping motion away and/or towards the spinal column.||09-11-2014|
|20140094102||POULTRY NECK MEAT HARVESTER AND METHOD FOR MECHANIZED HARVESTING OF POULTRY NECK MEAT - A poultry neck meat harvester for mechanized harvesting of neck meat from a poultry body is adapted to be arranged along the path of a poultry body conveyor having at least one product carrier for supporting a poultry body and conveying the poultry body in a direction of conveyance. The harvester includes one or more neck positioning devices, each adapted to receive and position the poultry neck portion of a poultry body that is supported by a product carrier, a neck conveyor with neck positioning devices adapted to convey each neck positioning device in a manner that is synchronized with a product carrier so as to allow receipt of the poultry neck portion while the poultry body is supported by the product carrier, a neck meat cutting member adapted to cut loose the neck meat from the neck vertebrae while the neck portion is received and positioned by the neck positioning device.||04-03-2014|
|20140060585||Device and Method for Cleaning a Support Structure for Poultry Holders - The invention relates to a device for mechanized emptying of poultry holders and subsequent cleaning of a support structure of the emptied poultry holders on an underside only. The invention also relates to a method for mechanized emptying of poultry holders and subsequent cleaning of a support structure of the emptied poultry holders on an underside only.||03-06-2014|
|20130122168||MOULDING - The invention provides methods and molding devices for molding three-dimensional products from a mass of foodstuff. The molding device includes a rotatable drum provided with mold cavities that are filled with the mass of foodstuff to form the three-dimensional products. The method includes use of the molding device to continuously fill mold cavities in filling operations without a time gap between successive filling operations.||05-16-2013|
|20130052923||SLAUGHTERING INSTALLATION AND METHOD - A slaughtering installation for processing poultry is adapted to be used in combination with a conveying assembly for conveying poultry which is suspended from their legs in a transport direction. The slaughtering installation comprising a killing device with poultry positioning device for positioning the neck region of the poultry suspended from the conveying assembly, the killing device further comprising cutting device for cutting into the neck and thereby opening at least one blood vessel in the neck region of the poultry. The positioning device comprises a back neck guide along which the back side of the neck of the poultry is guided, and a breast neck guide along which the breast side of the neck of the poultry is guided.||02-28-2013|
|20120282850||DEVICE AND METHOD FOR REMOVING A POULTRY BREAST GRISTLE - A device for removing a breast gristle from a poultry breast carcass includes a transport apparatus for moving the breast carcass along a straight motion path in a fixed orientation. A median plane of the breast carcass is oriented perpendicularly to the motion path. A stationary cutting apparatus has a transversal blade, for making a transversal cut passing through the breast gristle, the transversal cut extending in a transversal cut plane arranged perpendicularly to the median plane. The transversal cut plane and a transversal plane of the breast carcass are arranged perpendicularly to the median plane and include an angle up to 30°. A frontal blade is provided for making a frontal cut passing through the breast gristle. The frontal cut plane and a frontal plane of the breast carcass are arranged perpendicularly to the median plane and perpendicularly to the transversal plane include an angle up to 30°.||11-08-2012|
|20120247920||MEAT-PROCESSING SYSTEM - A meat-processing system includes a production station for producing meat products, a processing station for processing the meat products, and a conveying system configured for conveying the meat products in a conveying direction along a conveying path from the production station to the processing station. The conveying system includes a supply conveyor and a discharge conveyor. The supply conveyor is configured for transferring the meat products to the discharge conveyor in such a manner that the discharge orientation with which the meat products are delivered by the production station differs from the orientation with which the meat products are supplied to the processing station.||10-04-2012|
|20110287703||Device and Method for Scalding Different Parts of a Poultry Carcass with Varying Intensities - The present invention relates to a device for scalding poultry carcasses comprising a plumage, comprising: a processing space with transport means in the form of a transport path for poultry carcasses; a feed of scalding medium; dispensing means for the scalding medium provided with outlet openings, wherein the scalding medium leaving the outlet openings co-displaces with the poultry carcasses moving along the transport path. The present invention also relates to an improved method for scalding poultry.||11-24-2011|
|20110171893||Scraper Head, Device and Method for Cleaning the Neck of Poultry Carcasses - The invention relates to a scraper head for cleaning the neck of poultry carcasses. The invention also relates to a device for cleaning the neck of poultry carcasses provided with such a scraper head. Finally, the invention also relates to a method for cleaning the neck of poultry carcasses, wherein a scraper head is moved out of the chest cavity into the neck.||07-14-2011|
|20110105001||IN-LINE BATCHING - An installation for processing slaughtered animal parts of slaughtered animals and forming batches each containing one or more slaughtered animal parts, which installation comprises: —a conveying system with a single conveying device or with a plurality of conveying devices, —at least one slaughtered animal treatment device positioned along the path of a conveying device, —a first weighing device for determining the weight of the one or more slaughtered animal parts carried by a product carrier, —an installation control device comprising: —slaughtered animal part position determining means which pertain to the conveying system and know substantially continuously the position of each slaughtered animal part in the conveying system, —memory means wherein, for each slaughtered animal part in the conveying system, at least one memory field is present for the weight, determined by the first weighing device, of the slaughtered animal part, and—a batching device which is positioned along the path of a conveying device for forming batches each containing one or more slaughtered animal parts.||05-05-2011|
|20110059684||SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CLEANING A CARCASS OR CARCASS PART OF SLAUGHTERED POULTRY - The invention relates to a system for cleaning a carcass part of slaughtered poultry, which carcass part at least still comprises a part of the breast fillet and skin, which skin comprises at least a part of the breast skin, neck skin and skin in the region of transition between the breast skin and neck skin, wherein the breast skin and the skin in the region of transition between the breast skin and neck skin rest at least partly against the muscular tissue of the breast fillet, from which carcass part the muscular tissue of the neck and the neck vertebrae are substantially removed, which system comprises a neck skin removing device which comprises:||03-10-2011|
Patent applications by MAREL STORK POULTRY PROCESSING B.V.