Srinivas Satya, Country President, inaugurated the pickle production unit at Holur (Kolar), Karnataka

Created by : Applied Materials

Start Date : 26-07-2019 11:31:43

End Date : 26-07-2019 18:00:00

Where it's Happening : Holur, Kolar District, Karnataka, KOLAR, Karnataka

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Applied Materials India with support from United Way Bengaluru (UWB) has been working with the Holur Farmer Producer Organisation (FPO), which is a cooperative of over 970 farmers. We visited Holur today to inaugurate the Mango Pickle production unit, that will support over 60 farmers. Srinivas Satya, Country President, inaugurated the production units that were procured, delivered and installed by UWB with our support. This is our fourth year of engagement and support to the farmers at Kolar district in Karnataka state. At the inauguration, around 100 farmers associated with Holur FPO, Holur FPO staff, Kolar Horticulture department staff were present. The pickle machinery includes a half cutting machine of capacity 250kg/hr, a raw mango cutting machine of capacity 250kg/hr for perfect pickle size cutting, a ribbon mixer of 100 litre capacity for fine blending of spices, and a manual packaging machine of capacity 30 litre for 1-5kg pickle filling.