Government of Canada and New Brunswick fund 26 fisheries-related projects

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Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Province of New Brunswick are pleased to announce $4.2 million for 26 projects through the Atlantic Fisheries Fund.

The funding supports automation in the seafood primary processing sector of lobster, snow crab and smoked herring in New Brunswick with the adoption of new technologies and equipment to improve productivity and sustainability.

Recipient Location Project description Total project cost AFF funding
Alvin & Rufin Boudreau & Sons Ltd / Alvin & Rufin Boudreau & Sons Ltee Trois-Ruisseaux To acquire and install equipment to automate the processing of smoked herring and improve cold storage capacity, to increase productivity and quality. $133,420 $98,731
Amco Fisheries Ltd. Cap-Pelé To acquire and install equipment to automate the processing of smoked herring and improve cold storage capacity, to increase productivity and quality. $140,067 $98,046
Boudreau Farm & Sea Products Ltd/Produits de la Ferme et de la mer Boudreau Ltée Petit-Cap To acquire and install equipment to automate the processing of smoke herring and improve cold storage capacity, as well as undertake renovations to the cold storage facility, to increase productivity and quality. $68,205 $51,154
Cap Pelé Herring Export Cap-Pelé To develop an automated herring feeding and positioning system to fully implement the automated processing line prior to drying the fish.  $124,150 $99,320
Cape Bald Packers Limited Cap-Pelé To acquire and install automated snow crab butchering equipment  to enhance productivity. $200,000 $99,999
To acquire and install lobster netting stations to improve productivity. $230,750 $99,223
Captain Dan’s Inc. Cap-Lumière To acquire and install lobster netting stations to improve productivity. $240,250 $99,704
To acquire, install, and adapt a new automated crab butchering equipment for snow crab processing operations. $168,750 $99,900
Duguay Fish Packers Ltd. Cap-Pelé To acquire and install equipment to automate the processing of smoked herring and improve cold storage capacity, to increase productivity and quality. $142,140 $99,498
Edmond Gagnon Ltd. Grand Barachois To acquire and install state of the art seafood processing equipment in the new  plant to increase productivity and efficiency. $4,968,678 $2,000,000
To acquire an automated snow crab butchering machine to improve productivity. $210,000 $99,750
To acquire automatic snow crab processing equipment to improve the butchering line. $199,000 $99,500
Elphege & Norbert LeBlanc, Ltd. Petit-Cap To acquire and install equipment to improve cold storage capacity, to increase quality. $54,000 $39,000
Gaudet & Ouellette Ltd. Cap-Pelé To acquire and install equipment to automate the processing of smoked herring and improve cold storage capacity, to increase productivity and quality. $133,500 $93,450
Les Pêcheries Petit-Cap Ltee/Petit-Cap Fisheries Ltd Petit-Cap To acquire and install equipment to automate the processing of smoked herring, to increase productivity. $69,116 $51,837
Leslie Leger et Fils Ltee / Leslie Leger & Sons Ltd. Cap-Pelé To acquire and install equipment to automate the processing of smoked herring, to increase productivity. $138,500 $99,997
To acquire and install equipment to improve the filleting line efficiency. $156,008 $96,720
M. LeBlanc Fisheries Ltd.                                                         Petit-Cap To acquire and install equipment to automate the processing of smoked herring, to increase productivity. $119,000 $85,918
M & M Cormier Fisheries Ltd. Cap-Pelé To acquire and install equipment to automate the processing of smoked herring, and undertake renovations to the cold storage facility, to increase productivity and quality. $124,980 $93,735
Philip Ouellette & Son Ltd. Petit-Cap To acquire and install equipment to automate the processing of smoked herring, to increase productivity. $119,000 $95,200
Poissonnerie Leger Fisheries Ltee/Ltd Trois-Ruisseaux To acquire and install equipment to improve cold storage capacity, and undertake renovations to the cold storage facility, to increase quality.   $84,174 $61,586
Poissonnerie Thaddée & Alvérie Fisheries Ltd. Petit-Cap To acquire and install equipment to automate the processing of smoked herring, and undertake renovations to the cold storage facility, to increase quality. $144,650 $99,809
Shediac Lobster Shop Ltd. Shediac To acquire and install software and hardware systems to control, monitor and improve logistics from wharf to plant. $117,467 $70,100
Suncoast Seafood Inc. Grande-Digue To acquire and install automated claw and knuckle scoring equipment for lobster meat extraction to increase productivity. $165,000 $99,750
Westmorland Fisheries Ltd. Cap-Pelé To acquire and install automated  equipment for lobster meat extraction to increase productivity. $218,750 $99,531
Cap-Pelé To acquire and install lobster netting stations to improve productivity. $132,083 $95,100
Total $8,601,638 $4,226,558
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