Update: 22:01 | 26/06/2022
(BGO) – Since early lychee harvest season this year, the production atmosphere at Lao Cai Muong Khuong Export Vegetable and Fruit Processing Factory (Factory) (Asian Food Joint Stock Company) has been hustle and bustle. For recent 10 days, the Factory has bought 60 tonnes of fresh lychee for processing.
The Factory has more than 100 workers. In every afternoon, all present at the Factory to receive fresh lychee cargos passing 300 km distance from Bac Giang lychee hub to Muong Khuong.
Lychee warehouse at the Factory.
After the lychee trucks gather at the Factory, the fruits are unloaded carefully then bring into cold storage of 5 to 10 degree Celsius to keep the freshness and quality for processing in early morning of the next day.
The lychees ‘stalks are removed before processing.
The fresh lychees are preliminarily processed, sterilized by salt and calcium, drained and soaked in sugar, canned and cooked at 94 degree Celsius in 20 minutes.
The lychee flesh after peeling and removing the seed.
Everyday, the Factory processes about 8 to 10 tonnes of fresh lychee which are equal to 15,000 cans of lychee soaked in water, each weights 300gr.
The fresh lychee fleshes are sterilized by salt and calcium.
All products are carefully checked before supplying to domestic markets of Ho Chi Minh city, Da Nang and Hanoi, which cannot meet current demand.
Each lychee can weights 300gr.
As schedule, the Factory will purchase about 300 tonnes of fresh lychee for processing in this crop. Processing is an effective method to consume Bac Giang lychee.
These are some images about the operation in the Factory.
The production line at the Factory.
Everyday, the Factory processes about 8 to 10 tonnes of fresh lychee which are equal to 15,000 cans of lychee soaked in water.
The products are inspected before supplying to the market.