Construction of the refrigerating complex started in 2018.
The storage capacity increased additionally by 2400 tons, and currently the total storage volume is equal to 7200 tons.
The special feature of the storage facility The Dnipro Gardens company (Sady Dnipra) resides in the fact that the most advanced technology of apples storage in the controlled atmosphere which is called DCA (“dynamic” controlled atmosphere) based on the technology of the improved aspiration control (ACR) was applied during its design and construction. The optimum oxygen and CO2 content is established automatically with the use of such technology. This enables to store apples in pristine condition within 2 years.
The whole complex may be managed from one computer. The equipment for the storage facility is supplied by the Dutch company Van Amerongen.
Currently the storage facility of The Dnipro Gardens company (“Sady Dnipra”) is the most advanced in the context of implementation of the innovative technologies of the fruits storage in Ukraine, and this enables to minimize the crop losses, as well as to save substantially the electric power used during storage.
Moreover, the storage facility of the company will become the largest and the most large-scale in Ukraine. The planned storage volume is equal to more than 19 thous.
tons of apples. The total area of the complex will be equal to 20 thous. m 2. Extension of the storage area raises the possibilities of export of the Ukrainian
fruits. “The Dnipro Gardens” company (“Sady Dnipra”) exported the lot of apples to Singapore in March. Moreover, the company supplies its products to Malaysia, Indonesia, UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sweden, and Great Britain.