Mar. 20, 2019
|The cob drying facility can process 400 mt of fresh corn cobs per day.
Kaveri Seeds, today announced the commencement of its corn cob drying facility at Molangur - Karimnagar in Telangana.
“The plant is Asia’s largest and the first of its kind cob dryer. This plant has biomass, double pass dryer Corn cob drying unit, which is fully automated and has the best and state of art infrastructural capability. The capacity of the cob drying facility is 1456 Mt per Cycle which is distributed across 36 Bins,” said a company release.
Speaking on the occasion, G.V BhaskarRao –Chairman &MD, Kaveri Seeds said, “ We have been continuously investing in state of the art technology enabling seed processing facilities in order to meet rising demand for our farmer focused high quality and high-performance seeds. We are extremely happy to launch this first of its kind, world-class corn cob drying facility in Telangana which will help increase germination and vigor and also the shelf life of seeds thereby helping us to to manage the inventory better, from this season onwards.”
Kaveri Seeds have invested around Rs.20 crores exclusively for cob drying facility in its existing integrated seed conditioning & Packing facility, spread over 15 acres of land. The cob drying facility can process 400 mt of fresh corn cobs per day.
Kaveri Seeds is a franchise, built organically over the last 30 years, and will continue to be amongst the top seed companies in the country. Kaveri has a footprint across Cotton, Maize, Millets, Vegetables, and Rice, and hybrid seeds across categories.