The Brief Grading Process Of Fruiti Fresh Step By Step
Pre-Sorting: Handpicked kinnows are carefully, pre-sorted at the farm. This process
eliminated unwanted fruits from being transported to the packing house. It is important that all
handpicked kinnows are carefully transported for packing, where 20kgs plastic bins are used.
Sorting 1: Kinnows which are filled in the plastic bin than carefully plastic on the sorting
conveyor, where skilled worker
hand-check kinnows and reject
low quality or unwanted pieces.
Washing: Clean, drinking
water mix with food detergent is sprayed to remove field dirt. The water is regularly checked and
tested at the laboratory to ensure purity and cleanliness.
Drying: It is important to dry kinnow after washing, before they are coated with wax.
Waxing and Application of Fungicide:
Fungicide, together with wax is applied after the drying process. The fungicide and wax, namely
Thaibendozole and Imazalil, (FOMESA FRUITECH) are imported from EU countries and comply with
international standards of EU, HACCP.
Post Wax Drying:
Once wax is applied, the drying process begins under controlled temperature of hot drying at 35-55 °C to
ensure complete and effective drying of the fruits.
After washing and waxing, Kinnows shine in full luster. Any unwanted fruit is further sorted
on the sorting 2 conveyor.
All our Kinnows are processed using state of the art sizer which separate the kinnow
according to their Size/Grades, machine that handles the job from washing to packing
stage. Kinnows, that are not up to standards in color, weight, size and quality are rejected.
Moreover, with soft handling of fruits during processing, the machine protects the fruit
from any mechanical injuries.
Highest quality premium fruits are our top priority so the fruits are sorted at final stage on
sorting 3 conveyor after washing, waxing and grading so that only premium quality fruits are
Fruiti Fresh pack house meets high
international standards of quality control. It is
one of the most modern citrus packing house
in Pakistan, where each piece is hand-packed
in its final stage. Qualifies and experienced skilled workers place Kinnows in corrugate cartons/ Plastic Bins
of 5Kg to 13 Kg or in cartons of different sizes, according to customer's requirements, ensuring safe handling.
Moreover, food grade stickers are placed on top layers and finally packages are strapped for sorting.
Temperature of Kinnows should be cooled down, before storing or loading into
containers, in a desirable temperature of +4 °C
Fruiti Fresh is equipped with state of the art
computer controlled pre-cooling chambers.
Fruiti Fresh operates its own cold storage facilities in Karachi and Sargodha. These facilities
have the latest equipment for preservation of optimum quality. We have a storage
capacity of Half a million 10 Kg cartons. After pre-cooling, Kinnows are stored in cold
storage, before they are loaded onto reefer containers.
Fruiti Fresh strongly focuses on maintaining its cool chain Transportation of Kinnow is
carried out by refrigerated containers clip on with Generators from Processing Plant factory
to Karachi Port / Taftan Border (all the way temperature is maintained at +04 °C to ensure
longer shelf life.
Delivery to Port/Destination:
Upon reaching the containers at Karachi Port, we have our own Custom Forwarding Agents hence
ensuring the timely shipments to our customers.