Potato

Potato

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.

How We Care Quality

IAC’s experience is not in exports alone, its is equally skilled in orchard management, pre & post-harvest treatments. Behind our Quality Products there is a team of Pomologists, Horticulturists, Engineers, Nutritionists and Quality Assurance specialists who are dedicated to earn our Buyers’ trust with safe products of the highest quality.

Research & Development

We keep abreast with the latest research & developments for maintaining a progressive course to changes and expansion, we avail services of international reputed consultants to work and supervise our team for product improvement. We have strong aliation with accredited universities under MOU for R&D and also oers internship to students for professional training and skills development.

Where We Export

The Brief Grading / Processing Step

Potato INLET (Feeding conveyor)

After initial manual sorting, potatoes are fed to the feeding conveyor via hopper.

Grading (Grader 25-40mm)

The purpose of Goli Grader is to sorl the under size potatoes that is less than 40 mm size.

Washing (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/Dusting/ Chemical Spray

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.

Sorting (Sorting Feeder)

At this stage, potatoes are sorted. The criteria based on sorting of under quality potatoes.

Drying

The purpose of dryer is to ensure that before final grading and packing, the potatoes are absolutely dry.

Grading (1st Grader 40-60mm)

It refers to above mentioned standard Again sorting for standard potatoes done here.

Grading (2nd Grader 60-80mm)

It illustrates 60 - 80 mm potatoes sizes under strict sorting operation done manually.

Grading (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.

Cold Stores

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.

Packaging

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.