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Store type:

Jute sacks

14. Bag  

Store category:

Open weave

Means of quality preservation:

If storage >3months then admix diluted dust insecticide

Construction and manufacture:

Constructed from jute strands, manufactured mostly in Bangladesh

Extent of adoption:

Quite commonly found but now less so than polyproylene


Typical ranges: Min   Max Units
 Storage period*: 0 - 6 months
 Store capacity: 90 - 100 kg
 Store life span: 2 - 3 years
 Initial outlay on storage capacity:    
   Cost for 200kg: 8 - US$
   Cost for 1 tonne: 40 - 44 US$
 Cost per tonne per
 year of store life:
20 - 22** US$


* Storage periods for well dried cereals and pulses (≤ 14% moisture content)

** Not including pest control for storage periods exceeding 3 months