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Area of Technology:Agro & Food Processing

Title of the Innovation: Fresh Ginger Processing Technology

Brief About Innovation

The know-how on Fresh Ginger Processing Technology has been developed for producing value-added products such as ginger oil, dry ginger powder, etc. The Technology package shall include the know-how, technical assistance insourcing of the machinery, engineering consultancy, training the operating staff, assist in erection & commissioning and troubleshooting. The same technology can be adopted for post-harvest operations of other spices like turmeric, cardamom, etc. Considering the climatic conditions of Northeast, cost-effective mechanical drying of various agri crops can also look into for value addition and shelf life enhancement.
 

The major advantages are

  • Yield of oil 30 % more than the conventional process.
  • Processing time reduced to 4 hours instead of 18 hours.
  • Reduced energy consumption.
  • Processing cost around 12 % of the total cost of production.
  • Superior quality of flavour.
  • Possibility for byproducts utilization.