Potato Cold Storage Opens in Heho, Southern Shan State, Myanmar
A cold storage warehouse for potatoes of the Heho Potato Company was official opened on 21st of June, 2019 in Heho, Southern Shan State, Myanmar. This is the third professional cold storage facility for potatoes in Myanmar and the first commercial warehouse which compasses substantial storage capacities, and is equipped with modern technology from Omnivent.
The cold storage can store up to 1,000 tons and the main purpose is to provide good quality potatoes for consumers and potato seeds for farmers and to share knowledge about good storage systems and technical know-how to keep good quality seed preserved for next growing seasons.
The successful event was attended by many hundreds of interested farmers and many others, including a member of the Union Parliament (Hluttaw) and the agricultural unit of the Netherlands Embassy, Agricultural Assistant Ms. Aye Aye Nwe and the Agricultural Counsellor Mr. Frederik Heijink, who delivered an opening speech.
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