Compass Seafood Processor – Aquarius Seafood of Hull Offers its Entire Contents at Auction on 19th June 2008

London – Compass Seafood Processor / Aquarius Seafood of Hull Offers its Entire Contents at Auction on 19th June 2008.

Pro Auction of Bath announces an auction of the entire contents of Compass Seafood Processor / Aquarius Seafood processing plant in Hull, on 19th June 2008 with a viewing on 17th & 18th June

The event offers the food processing industry an unrivalled opportunity to purchase the contents of this first class frozen food operation at a fraction of new replacement cost. Items for sale include defrosting & thawing lines, automated pallet system, blanching, cooking, steaming, spray glazing, IQf nitrogen freezing multihead weighers & bagging plant and machinery, gas boilers, laboratory and office equipment etc.

Items of particular note include APV nitrogen freezing tunnels, Yamato multihead weigher and a Sandiacre form fill and seal machine. The contents of packing hall with check weighers and metal detection together with carton erectors, Lazy Susan and numerous ancillary items such as tables and sinks are included.

In all there are over 300 lots constantly upgraded to meet the requirements of this demanding business.

Mark Flynn of Pro Auction comments: ” This is an important sale of quality food processing plant & machinery including sorting, cooking, IQF freezing, glazing & packing, The equipment lends itself to a wide range of manufacturers in vegetable processing, bakery, fish, meat and poultry and the frozen foods manufacturer”. The plant closed at the owners decision, following increased competition from China

Compass Seafood was one of the more successful processors of fish in particular shellfish processing and shrimp, the used food machinery there could be utilised within many other food manufacturing sectors especially if the need for IQF or individual quick frozen products are needed.

The auction takes place at Compass Seafood Processors Ltd, Unit 1, Helsinki Road, Hull, North Humberside, HU7 0YW., at 11am on 19 June. The auction will also be available via a live webcast. The viewing takes place from 8.30am-4.30pm on 17and 18 June. Online bidding is possible through I-Bidder . com. Catalogues are available by calling +44 1761 414000 or downloaded from the web pages.