Processing Machines & Equipments

    Extruder

                The fabrication of a portable extruder made a huge impact in the processing of new food products from dried cassava. A conveyor system was also added.

     Electric heating units

     Rotary drum dryers equipped with conveyors

     Biomass furnace

     System Optimization

    Completed the fabrication of a conveyor system and electric heating units and biomass furnace for the two units of the rotary drum dryers. Completed the fabrication of the 2 units rotary dryers equipped with conveyors and two sets of heat sources (electric heaters and biomass furnace). One set of the rotary dryers was delivered in the first week of July 2017 to the project site in the Farmers Entrepreneurs Association (FEA), Salcedo, Eastern Samar for pilot testing.

    Micro Flour Mill Motor-Driven Chipper/Grater Electric-Rotary Drier for Grates Chipper-Grater

    Motor-Driven Washer/Peeler Washer/Peeler and Chipper Machines System Grates Pulverizer/Siever Machine Grates Spinner

    About PhilRootcrops

    The Philippine Root Crop Research and Training Center (PhilRootcrops) is a government research, development and training institution for root and tuber crops: cassava, sweetpotato, taro, yam, yambean, arrowroot and other rootcrops.
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    Vision, Mission & Goal

    Vision
    Creating wealth, enhancing health, improving lives through roots and tubers
    Mission
    To provide the national leadership in formulating and implementing strategic root crop research and development programs that can reduce poverty and food insecurity
    Goal
    To generate and promote root crop innovations and information that can improve the lives of stakeholders along the root crop value chain.

    Contact Information

    DR. ERLINDA A. VASQUEZ
    Director
    PhilRootcrops, VSU,Visca, Baybay City, Leyte, Philippines 6521-A
    Tel No. | Fax No.: (+63)(053)563-7229
    Email: lindvasq@yahoo.com | philrootcrops@vsu.edu.ph
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