Update: 17:07 | 11/05/2020
(BGO) – The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) on May 10 coordinated with the Department of Science and Technology, some agencies of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to test the operation of the steam and sterilization line installed at Toan Cau Food Import – Export Joint Stock Company in Phuong Son commune, Luc Ngan district (Bac Giang province).
The early ripen lychee in Luc Nam district is put in trial operation in the line with such close stages as material feeding, cleaning, treating with cold water at 4 degree Celsius and acid, drying, packing, sterilizing, package changing, irradiating to remove the stem borer and preserving in frozen warehouse.
The operators test the lychee treatment line for export.
According to Vice Director of the DARD Le Ba Thanh it is the modernest technology first ever installed in the province to sterilize and steam to preserve the fresh lychee.
Its new properties is to use organic acid to replace hydrocloric acid to treat the fruit, helping enhance the product quality; irradiate X-ray to exterminate the worm that effectively detects the stem borer.
The early ripen lychee in Luc Nam district is put in trial operation.
The test operation helps synchronize the operation from the workers and equipment to well prepare the lychee consumption and export at the main harvest season.