The process begins with our 3 washing lines. Once the seed is clean it proceeds to the drying area where we have 14 dryers to finish the pre-clean area where we have screens, gravity tables, spirals, 3 vibrating screens and a SATAKE (20 channels)
All processes are personalized and fit the specifications of our clients, making sure to fulfill all their requirements.
Drying capacity: 6 tons/day
Cleaning capacity: 1400 kg/day
In order to deliver a service of excellence and the best products to its customers, Curimapu has a highly equiped lab and a team of technicians highly qualified on Quality Assurance, in charge of performing analyses to the seeds we commercialize.
Our lab is authorized by sag since 2013 to perform germination analyses in several species destined to the national market.
Other analysis that our lab performs are:
- Germination tests: determines the capability of a grain as a seed and its capacity to generate a plant.
- Physical purity tests: determines what percentage of the sample is made out of pure seed, other seeds and inert matter.
- Cold tests: Measures the capacity of the seed to germinate under low temperatures and adverse conditions.
- Humidity content: Knowing the humidity content allows to determine the germination capacity that the seeds will have while being storage.
- One thousand seeds weight: Weight in grams of one thousand seeds.
Curimapu has a Homefarm in its premises of nearly 40 hectarea consisting of grow-outs, outdoor crops and greenhouses.
Species are grown according to the specifications of the client, of seeds such as: cabbage, Brussel sprouts, leek seed, carrot, broccoli, turnip and Chinese kale. And outdoors we have beans, corn, seedflowers and watermelon grow outs. In addition to this, broccoli hybrids are created through hand pollination.
Our homefarm has permanent and seasonal workers that fulfill all protocols in the phytosanitary handling that guarantees a high quality product and the protection against insects and fungus that can damage the crops.
Like in all Curimapu processes, the customization of our service for each client is very important, making sure the final product fulfills all of the client’s requirements.