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Table 6 Capacity index of smoking industry

From: Ensuring food security: an analysis of the industrial smoking fishery sector of Ghana

Parameters Performance
Capacity utilisation Up to 50%
Storage 120 m3
Logistics and marketing Can easily be contacted by phone, email and a few, websites
Are easily found on Internet as partners of some projects
Labour productivity Up to 1.3 t/person/year
Technology and processes High technology equipment (bought in Europe, North America) in most cases composed of:
 Dryer
 Smoker
 Chiller
Waste material utilisation Selling the waste to various farms (piggery, poultry and fish) to mix their food
Products quality Depending on species, and on the order of the client: either whole or sliced, gutted sometimes light brown to dark colour
Packaging and labelling Packaging in brown soft paper, and in boxes, labelled with the approved number