Nape / Belly Blocks
Origin: China, USA, Canada, Europe, Russia – FAO27/61/67
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.
Nape is the thinnest part of a fish, near the front, around the belly. It represents the counterpart of the loin. Nape Blocks will be essentially composed of this thin part put together in a plate, frozen into block.
Belly 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. Nape flesh is naturally bony depending on the specie. Processing of Belly blocks is usually longer in order to debone the flesh properly. 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.