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Kiremko delivers 5 ton potato pasteurization line to Agrofirma KRiMM in Russia

The potato processing plant of Agrofirma KRiMM is a unique project in the Russian Federation. Agrofirma KRiMM will produce 15000 tonnes of (pasteurized) peeled potato products annually in various forms destined for retail as well as foodservice.

September 20, 2019

Together with its partners, Equipment Manufacturer Kiremko delivered and installed a complete potato processing line capable of producing a variety of pasteurized potato products.

The 5000 kg/h line has been set up for Agrofirma KRiMM, a large agricultural firm focused on potatoes and vegetables. Agro KRIMM has been successful in applying the most advanced technologies and by using the latest models of specialized machinery and equipment.

Opening Ceremony

The grand opening ceremony of the new plant of Agrofirma KRiMM, held on September 5, 2019, was attended by Ivan Lebedev, the Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, Alexander Moor, Governor of the Tyumen Region, Meeuwes Brauwer, agricultural adviser to the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in the Russian Federation, Vladimir Cheymetov, director of the agricultural department of the Tyumen region, Tatyana Gubina, head of the apparatus of the Potato Union Tatyana Gubina, deputies of the regional Duma and numerous other guests.

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During the Opening Ceremony

The Governor of the Tyumen region presented an award to Medvedev Alexander Nikolaevich, whose tireless efforts resulted in the facilities that contributed greatly to the development of agriculture in the Tyumen Oblast.

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The Governor of the Tyumen region presents an award to Medvedev Alexander Nikolaevich

Those facilities include not only this Potato processing plant, but also a vegetable storage with refrigeration units, the largest potato storage in the Russian Federation, a grain seed processing factory, the KRiMM-SOKAR laboratory, branded stores of the Agrofirm, a high reproduction seed storage, a technical center and much, much more.

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Aerial view of the new KRiMM plant after completion

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Inside the plant

The products

Pasteurized 'Half-Cooked' potato with natural additives (60 days shelf-life), as well as fresh peeled 'Fresh Cut' potato (9 days shelf-life), are innovative products for the Russian market.

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Packing the potatoes

The potato processing plant is equipped with a state of the art production line manufactured and installed by the Dutch company Kiremko and its partners.

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A Kiremko delegation visits the plant

Kiremko is a well-known leader in the producing machines and technologies for potatoes and vegetables processing. The maximum capacity of the plant is over 30 000 tonnes of raw potato per year. The plant is capable of producing a wide range of different product variations.

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The plant is capable of producing a wide range of different product variations.