Grapes are harvested @ 24 Brix
Grapes are dipped in potassium carbonate & vegetable oil mixture called dipping solution for 5 minutes
Vegetable oil makes pores in the grapes, potassium carbonate helps in evaporating water from the grapes
Grapes are then spread on the shed for drying
On 3rd day same concentration of dipping solution is sprayed over the grapes.
On 6th day half concentration of dipping solution is sprayed over the grapes.
By 9th or 12th day, grapes are nicely dried up and ready for the destemming( rubbing with the pipe)
Raisins are ready and it goes to Grading machine to sort depending on size( small, medium and big)
Washed and sun-dried
Goes to colour grading Machine ( light is premium quality, dark is medium to low quality
Packaging Depending on the Requirements (15kg boxes, 1kg, ½ kg, ¼ kg packets)