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We provide high-quality Rwanda rapeseed to the local and export markets. We source the raw fresh Rwanda rapeseed from family growers in the country.
Rwanda rapeseed (Brassica napus) or canola is a cabbage family member with leguminous attributes that produces the third most common vegetable oil in the world. It contains a 50 percent concentration of erucic acid. It comes from a plant that bears light yellow flowers. In a field, the sunflower-like crop produces a beautiful sight of yellow that dwarfs the spare, green foliage on the plant’s upper stems. Other than oil production, rapeseed makes commercial fodder for animals. It is also a growing source of biofuel for propelling engines.
The origin of rapeseed may have been central Asia around 5500 B.C. It would later become widespread in Europe and other parts of the world.
Inedible oil form, rapeseed is essential for various health attributes. Some of these include the improvement of brain health. It also boosts eyesight and gives an extra sheen to the hair. It brings about weight loss, prevents diseases, keeps cardio health and improves the condition of the bones. It is also an excellent remedy for boosting the respiratory system.
We source Rwanda rapeseed from the northern parts of the country. Here, family growers cultivate the crop in at least two acres of land under farmyard manure. They dispense with chemical sprays to reduce the effects of pesticides.
We harvest Rwanda rapeseed when it is relatively dry. By this time the moisture level is around 9 to 10 percent. We start when the crop has been in the field a week or 10 days from the time the flowers wither. We then look for seeds inside the pods on the side twigs: these should be black or dark-colored, have no sign of transparency and are firm to the touch.
After the mechanical harvester both harvests and threshes the pods, we then take the harvest to the curing shed for drying. The seeds will be completely cured on their 14th day after harvesting. By now about 30 or 40 percent of all harvested seeds will have altered to a deeper color. We let the moisture levels drop to 9 to 10 percent for storage purposes.
We may opt to roast the rapeseed to a crisp blackish-golden color for better preservation. We oven-roast the seeds at low temperatures to ensure that they do not lose their moisture levels during this period.
We pack Rwanda rape seeds in flat cartons that contain 400 grams per box. The interior of each box comes reinforced with film linings for moisture conservation. We finalize the packing process by attaching self-adhesive labels that indicate the name of the produce, the packing date, the net weight Sand the destination.
We store Rwanda rapeseed at an ambient temperature of less than 25 degrees Celsius. We maintain the moisture content of 7.5 percent and below. This makes it possible to keep the produce dry for 12 months unprocessed.
We transport the cargo of rapeseed to Kigali International Airport on the same day of packing. Expect as to deliver Expect the delivery to reach your deliver your cargo as fast as possible as it reaches your destination in just a day or two after the departure date.
Now is, therefore, the right time to avail our Rwanda rape seed for any of your processing needs be it rapeseed oil, biodiesel production or for making animal fodder. We source it from Global Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)-certified parts of the country where it grows under organic means. We also keep the quantity per your stipulation as we have plenty of farmers who produce the surplus. Our prices also are quite low as we match them to your budget. Make an order today!
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