Storage Capacity

Even the best quality and clean harvest can be irreparably damaged by improper storage. Therefore, we pay special attention to storing.

Arnika’s storage capacity ensures quality storage of products. Now the Company has 23 organic warehouses with a total area of more than 32 thousand m². The area enables simultaneously storage up to 37 thousand tons of organic products.

Floor storage of organic wheat before its processing and packaging

Location

Warehouses for organic products storage are separated from warehouses for storing the transition period products. In warehouses, products are stored separately by crop varieties, fields of origin and transport lots. All products in warehouses are clearly identified and marked.

Warehouse before whitewashing

Thorough Cleaning of Warehouses

Before storage starts, the facilities undergo thorough hot water and high-pressure steam cleanings. After cleaning, lime is used to completely disinfect the warehouse. Every cleaning of the storage facilities is mandatory documented in the cleaning storage facilities, acts and the entry about it is made in the relevant journal. The head of the warehouse area facility and the internal organic inspector at Arnika are responsible for the quality cleaning of warehouses and compliance with all cleaning procedures.

Special protecting net prevents animals from entering the warehouse

Special Equipment for Warehouses

All storage rooms are equipped with mechanical pest control means. In particular, every room has a rodent repellent system. The gates are equipped with the special protecting nets that prevent animals and birds from entering the warehouse.

Before storage starts, the storage facilities undergo thorough hot water and high-pressure steam cleanings. After cleaning, lime is used to completely disinfect the warehouse. Every cleaning of the storage facilities is mandatory documented in the cleaning storage facilities acts and the entry about it is made in the relevant journal. The head of the warehouse area facility and the internal organic inspector at Arnika are responsible for the quality cleaning of warehouses and compliance with all cleaning procedures.