Potatoes are one of Pakistan's stable commodity and primary exportable horticulture commodity. It is the fourth most significant crop in terms of bulk production. It is highly nourished and rich in carbohydrates. Pakistan produces good quality potatoes and ranks 20th among the potato producing countries in the world. The first generation seeds used for cultivation were imported from Holland - regarded as one of the best potatoes across the globe.
|Potato Varieties of Pakistan|
|Variety||Shape||Color of Flesh|
|Desiree||Long Oval||Light Yellow|
|Potato Crop Season|
|Potato Crop Season||Harvest Month|
|Autumn Crop||January - March|
|Summer Crop||April - May|
|Spring Crop||July - September|
Where We Export:
- Commonwealth of Independent States(CIS) countries
- Sri Lanka
- Gulf Countries
Potato Grading requires numerous processing steps.
|After initial manual sorting, potatoes are fed to the feeding conveyor via hopper.|
|The purpose of Goli Grader is to sorl the under size potatoes that is less than 40 mm size.|
Washer Rooter Tub
|The facility permits the provision of rotary washer in which potatoes are washed with the rotary action to get the highly washed potatoes. Optionally, this step is exempted for unwashed potatoes.|
|Washing is done through nozzle sprays and chemical spray implies wax coating and anti- sprouting application as per customer requirements and destination wise to prevent weight loss. lf there is any hint of dust that will be removed via duster. For unwashed potatoes, no washing with nozzle spray, only dust can be removed via duster.|
|At this stage, potatoes are sorted. The criterion based on sorting of under quality potatoes.|
|The purpose of dryer is to ensure that before final grading and packing, the potatoes are absolutely dry.|
1st Grader 40-60mm
|It refers to above mentioned standard Again sorting for standard potatoes done here.|
2nd Grader 60-80mm
|It illustrates 60 - 80 mm potatoes sizes under strict sorting operation done manually.|
3rd Grader 80-100mm
|It narrates grading of potatoes up to 100 mm with 80 mm lower limit.|
|Packing||After grading, potatoes are packed as per requirement.|
|Product Storage||The packed potatoes are transferred to cold store under standard conditions.|
Total capacity of l4000 Metric tons of cold storage in which the capacity of 25OO Metric Tons is specifically designed for Potato storage equipped with controlled atmosphere technology and further storage capacity for storing fruits pulp/puree & juice concentrate other fresh produce.
5 KG, 10 KG, 15 KG, 20 KG,25 KG transport through reefer containers as per customer requirement load on pallets or without pallets of total commodity weight 28 to 30 Tons.