The power of Pressure-Drop

Post-harvest rice processing

Drying intensification by D.I.C.

 

Traditional drying

 

D.I.C. + Drying

  Paddy rice
harvesting
 
   
D.I.C. (30s)
8 hours
+ Tempering cycles
24 hours
Drying
2 hours
No tempering steps required
     
  Sorting  
     
Brown rice
Cooking 40-60 min
Shelling
Brown rice
Cooking 12-16 min
     
White rice
Cooking 18-20 min
Abrasion
White rice
Cooking 7-9 min
Broken rice rate 15 to 40%
 
Broken rice rate 1 to 3%
Storing < 1 year
 
Storing > 2 years
     
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