Islamabad(12th December 2019............): The "Fish Cold Chain and Processing Unit is an investment to prevent food loss and waste is widely used in developed countries. It can be highly cost effective compared to continually increasing production to meet increasing demands for these foods. The primary segments of an integrated cold chain include cooling fresh food products, Food processing. Cold storage is used to store a variety of already frozen fish and fish products and is a key component of wholesale, processed, export and retail value chain activities in many countries. Processing Unit refers to mechanical or chemical operations performed on Fish in order to transform or preserve them.
Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC), M/s. Agro Tech Company (PATCO.) signs MoU with M/s. Fins & Gills (Private) Limited for fish production and development of Fish Cold Chain and Processing Unit at NARC. On the occasion of signing of MoU, Dr. Muhammad Azeem Khan, Chairman, PARC said that due to this Unit the resident of Islamabad and its nearby areas will able to get fresh Fish with full of nutrition. All steps will be taken to maintain the freshness of Fish and Vacuum Packing will be used to save germs free Fish. This is an exemplary step taken for the development of Fish Farming by Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC). Chairman, PARC also shared that the partnership of both parties will become fruitful to remove the poverty through up lifting the agriculture of country and in future both parties become the precious partners. Dr. Muhammad Amjad Chief Executive Officer, PATCO, PARC and Mr. Afzal Sipra, Chief Executive Officer, Fins and Gills signed the MoU on behalf of their respective departments.
Mr. Afzal Sipra, Chief Executive Officer, M/s Fins and Gills, Private Limitedappreciated PARC efforts in agriculture sector and also thanked Dr. Muhammad Azeem Khan, Chairman PARC who has kindly consented to get MoU signed between M/s Fins and Gills, Private Limitedand Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC). He also appreciated the efforts of Dr. Muhammad Azeem Khan, Chairman, PARC for development of agriculture sector in the Country.
(Incharge PR&P, PARC)
Edited by: Muhammad Arshad Ullah