La Patate Lac-Saint-Jean’s bagging center covers a 23500 square foot area and can store about
Before reaching the many sales outlets, the potatoes must pass through different steps.
Here they are in detail :
The potatoes are loaded into trucks at one of the
|The potatoes are sized according to the customer’s
order in a 12 grid Dikstra DT2 sizer.
The potatoes are brushed to remove any surplus
|The potatoes are washed with water in a churn.|
||6. Quality control|
|The potatoes are sorted on a sorting table to
remove any that do not conform to Canada No 1
standards as defined by the Canadian Food
|The foreman inspects a bag sample to ensure the
quality and the conformity of the bagged potatoes.
The potatoes are bagged in different formats by
|The bags of potatoes are neatly piled using a
palletizer in order to produce straight and
compact pallets that stay intact during shipping.