Sathi Himagar

Sathi Himagar Ltd is part of the Sathi Fresh Group and is located in n North-west Bangladesh; in Sondharoi, Ranisankail, Thakurgaon. The company was constructed in 2020 and at this moment offers cold storage services to potato growers and traders. Sathi Himagar has the intention to start selling potatoes from its own cold storage on the domestic and export market and the project contributes to achieving this. The current capacity of the storage facility is 16,000 tons and the facility consists of four rooms of each five levels.

As a result of the investments in the imrpoved Dutch box storage, sorting, grading and packing equipment, it is expected that the overall storage and handling conditions will improve. Due to these improved conditions the quality of the stored potatoes will increase and the potatoes are more likely to be graded as eit

her export (A) or local supermarket quality (B) for which the company can obtain a higher price than from storage rent.

Since Sathi Himagar will benefit more from the sales of the high-quality potatoes to the export market or local supermarkets than from the gained storage rent, the company will be triggered to have a considerable amount of ‘own stock’ in the storage. As a result the risk of the storage loss will shift towards the owner of the produce, in this case Sathi Himagar, who also has control over the storage conditions.

In order to enable other growers and traders to also benefit from the improved sorting equipment, the company offers ‘sorting services’.

 

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Advance Consulting
Advance Consulting is a Dutch business advisory firm for investments and projects in emerging economies. We assistcompanies and advise government agencies and development organisations on sustainable business development. Advance Consulting is responsible for the overall project coordination and management of the Potato Impact Cluster. In addition, the company will provide technical support on business assessments and financial and economic analyses of new business models in the Bangladesh potato sector.
Agroplant Holland
Agroplant is specialised in the breeding and supply of high-quality, disease-free seed potato varieties. The company offers a wide range of varieties and has been supplying the Diamant variety to Bangladesh since 2005 and the Metro variety since 2016. Agroplant will supply high-quality, disease-free Diamant and Metro seed potatoes and technical support to the potato growers participating in the pilot.
Verbruggen Palletizing Solutions
Verbruggen Palletizing Solutions is an Innovative Dutch company with over 25 years experience in developing efficient, long lasting palletizers. The company is active in 36 different countries and has branch offices in the USA and Bangladesh. Verbruggen will demonstrate a state-of-the-art palletizer at the selected potato trader and technical staff will provide training and coaching support.
Allround Vegetable Processing
Allround offers a range of storage, sorting, grading, washing, polishing, brushing, weighing, bagging and material handling lines for vegetables and potatoes. The company has dealerships worldwide, including in Bangladesh. Allround will demonstrate its storage, sorting and grading solutions at the selected potato traders. In addition, the company will provide technical assistance to facilitate the uptake of the demonstrated solutions.
Deltadesh Pvt Ltd
Deltadesh is a Dutch-owned private company headquartered in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The company is specialized in procurement, contracting and implementation of turn-key projects in different sectors, including agriculture. Deltadesh will act as the local support office and will assist with the data collection for monitoring and evaluation of the project’s progress and impact.
RVO
The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland) encourages entrepreneurs in sustainable, agrarian, innovative and international business. RVO provides 50% co-funding for the pilot activities implemented with support from the private sector partners.
Address
Deltadesh (Pvt.) Ltd.
Apt. C-1, House 1/A, Road 79, Gulshan-2, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh
info @ dutchbanglapotatosupport.com
+ 880 1616 661706