Blocks of Bits and Pieces
Origin: China, USA, Europe, Russia – FAO61/67
Size: 480mm x 260mm x 65mm. Weight 16.5 lbs
Industrial blocks are the traditional way to pack raw material for the seafood industry reprocessing fillets into breaded fish or different products containing seafood.
The Industrial blocks are rectangular or other uniformly-shaped masses of cohering fish fillets or a mixture of fillets traditionally using the same exact dimensions and the same exact weight.
Bits and Pieces are usually issued for a formal production of fillets handly trimmed. The flesh that is trimmed during the processing of fillets is put on the side. The biggest pieces of flesh are put on a plate that once frozen is called Bits and pieces blocks.
Bits and pieces blocks are usually issued from blocks of Pollock, Cod, Salmon, Sole, Haddock and Tilapia. Any fish processed into fillets can have pieces turned to blocks.
Block frozen in a plate. Landfrozen, Blast frozen. Bits and pieces are usually Skinless, Boneless, Pin Bone out. For Salmon the fat can be removed or on. Each block is 16.5lbs. Master carton are usually 4 x 16.5lbs. In Europe: the blocks are usually 7.5kg each and packed usually into 3 x 7.5kg master carton.
A perfect rectangular shape or other uniformly-shaped masses of cohering fish fillets / a mixture of fillets traditionally using the same exact dimensions and the same exact weight.