PRODUCTION – OUTGROWERS PRODUCTION – OUTGROWERS

  • 1 We receive hybrid African birds eye chili seed
  • 2 We then plan these seeds on our various sites by creating mini nurseries. These nurseries produce our seedlings. After about 6 weeks these seedlings are ready to be transplanted.
  • 3 We then issue them out to each farmer
  • 4 Assistance and training at every step of the way
  • 5 Inputs are supplied on credit as and when they need them.Inputs meaning fertilizer and crop protection products
  • 6 All management and record keeping is kept up to date through our personal farming app.
  • 7 Farmers in each region are looked after by what we call a Fielf Extention Officer (“FEO”)
  • 8 FEO’s all rode around the farmers on their motorbike. Checking on farmers, and recording all necessary information on our farming app on their tablet device

AGREGATION AGREGATION

  • 1 All fresh chilli is received at our central buying points in each region
  • 2 This chilli is checked, weighed and graded
  • 3 The farmer receives a print out of a receipt for their delivery. This includes the price x weight = total owed by Kacholo
  • 4 This information is uploaded to our headoffice for us to track stock and what we owe the farmers
  • 5 Chilli is then dried either out in the sun or in a drier.
  • 6 Once dried it is then sorted and checked again ready to be collected to go to Harare to our central packhouse

FINAL GRADE FINAL GRADE

  • 1 Stock comes into Harare where we have a full team of trained graders. The stock is graded into various grades
  • 2 Stock is then fumigated
  • 3 Packaged into export packaging and transported to Nandos or similar