Agro Processing - Value Addition
Here is what a Farmer loses by not adding value to his/ her produce. Take a look at Ginger.
Weekly Production Target 2,000kg of Fresh Ginger
Fresh Ginger 2,000kg
At the current market price, a kilo of fresh ginger goes for UgX 2,000.00. Therefore, the above 2,000kg will cost you UgX 4,000,000.00
In a solar dryer, the stuff will take up to three days to dry.
On drying, the above will reduce