Conference Stresses Impact Of Storage Innovations In Improving Africa’S Food Security

NAIROBI, KENYA – Food security experts from 15 countries openly discussed challenges and solutions during the first Africa Strategic Grain Reserve Conference on June 14-15, 2016 in Nairobi. The Conference, sponsored by the African Union’s Partnership for Aflatoxin Control in Africa (PACA), GrainPro, the Schooner Africa Fund, ABT Associates and …

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Grainpro® Philippines Marks Successful Asia Distributors’ Conference

Subic Bay, Philippines – GrainPro® distributors across Asia met from May 12 to 13, 2016 for the Asia Distributors’ Conference. The conference is a yearly event that brings together GrainPro distributors to discuss Ultra Hermetic™ solutions, strategies to spread wide use, and the positive impact to food producers across Asia. The …

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Irri Participants Optimistic About Ultra Hermetic™ Technology

GrainPro® held a Rice Post Production and Marketing seminar at its Subic Bay facility on May 24, 2016 for the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI). A total of eighteen trainees from countries such as Nigeria, Solomon Islands, Haiti, Taiwan, Brunei, Indonesia, South Korea, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea and the Philippines participated …

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Megacocoons™ Preserving Nicaragua Groundnuts

Leon, Nicaragua – Two GrainPro® MegaCocoons™ are preserving organic peanuts for a major groundnut exporter who is looking to increase storage capacity using grain storage alternatives that do not use harmful chemicals. The units are part of a trial started on January 29, 2016. The installation was commissioned by the second …

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Giz Unveiled First Solar Bubble Dryer™ In Ghana

Accra, Ghana – Germany’s Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), a government organization specializing in international development and poverty reduction, introduced the first GrainPro® Solar Bubble Dryer™ 50 to farmers to address problems of contaminations and re-wetting caused by drying along mud roads on December 21, 2015. During traditional drying, maize …

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World’S Biggest Coffee Chain To Receive Shipment In Transafeliner™

Esquintla, Guatemala – The long port-to-port transit time is a cause of concern for CAFCOM whose premium Guatemalan coffee face the threats of infestation and fungal contamination during shipment. To solve the issue, CAFCOM installed the GrainPro® TranSafeliner™ on February 27, 2016 in Palin and shipped twenty metric tonnes to the …

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112 Upland Rice Farmers Benefit From Proper Seed Preservation

Maguindanao, Philippines – Faced with problems of drought, infertile soil, erosion, weeds and plant diseases, 112 upland farmers received paddy seeds packed in GrainPro SuperGrainbags (SGB) by the Department of Agriculture during the training conducted at the Upi Research Outreach Station on February 23, 2016. Compared to lowland farming where …

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Transafeliner™ Takes Over The High Seas To Protect Dry Agricultural Commodities

With the ridiculously high cost of using bulk carriers, international traders shifted to using shipping containers as a less expensive and flexible solution to transport high-value commodities and agricultural products. However, shipping containers are easily affected by temperature fluctuations and contaminants. This makes dry bulk commodities vulnerable to the effects …

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Ultra Hermetic™ Solutions Reach Out To Guatemala’S Smallholder Farmers

Nueva Santa Rosa, Guatemala – EGS Veterinaria y Agricola, in partnership with Anacafé, and the Hanns R. Neumann Foundation, conducted training to smallholder farmers during the Plaza del Caficultor (PDC) on March 3, 2016 on how to improve production and raise incomes by safely preserving their coffee and maize crops. …

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Supergrainbag® Farm Takes Off In Kenya

NANDI COUNTY, KENYA – GrainPro® visited Kenya’s northern Rift Valley region on January 26, 2016, and introduced the SuperGrainbag® Farm (SGB Farm) to local farmers. This visit is part of a greater Kenya On-Farm Storage Pilot by the AgResults project, a $118-million multi-donor, multi-lateral initiative that rewards high-impact agricultural innovations to promote …

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Trial Of Grainpro® Drying And Coffee Storage Underway For Tomastepec

Palencia City, Guatemala – Smallholder coffee farmers of the Tomastepec cooperative began testing GrainPro® drying and grain storage solutions on February 12, 2016 at their headquarters in Palencia. Tomastepec is a cooperative of smallholder coffee farmers that produces approximately 800 bags of export-quality coffee annually. In order to meet increasing demands …

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The First Solar Bubble Dryer™ In Malawi

Lilongwe, Malawi – The Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) commissioned the installation of the first GrainPro® Solar Bubble Dryer™ 25 (SBD 25) in Malawi on February 12, 2016 at the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources – Natural Resources College (LUANAR-NRC). Alex Chigoverah, Southern Africa Customer Service Engineer, was …

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Safe Harvest Finds Positive Results In Using Grainpro® Grain Storage

Bangalore, India – Safe Harvest believes that consumers will be willing to pay a modest premium for high-quality food that are guaranteed safe. In their search for a pesticide-free grain storage solution, Safe Harvest met up with Pest Control India, GrainPro® distributor in India, and installed five GrainSafe™ Bag 1.0 / …

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