Know the onions

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Recently, the APEDA (Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority) India, provided some important information about different varieties of onions.  As a part of the packaging industry, the most important knowledge we need to have is, about the contents we are packing.

The most important types of onions are Agrifound Dark Red, Agrifound Light Red, NHRDF Red, Agrifound White, Agrifound Rose and Agrifound Red , Pusa Ratnar, Pusa Red, Pusa White Round produced extensively in India. European countries favor yellow onion varieties like Tana F1, Arad-H, Suprex, Granex 55, HA 60 and Granex 429. We put together some important information about the types of onions from the National Horticultural Research and Development Foundation, India.

Agrifound Dark Red

  1. Color: Dark Red
  2. Shape: Globular
  3. Pungency: Moderate
  4. Skin: Tight
  5. Time taken to mature: 95-110 days
  6. Size: Large

Agrifound Light Red

  1. Color: Light Red
  2. Shape: Globular
  3. Skin: Tight
  4. Time taken to mature: 110 – 120 days
  5. Size: Large

NHRDF Red

  1. Color: Dark Red
  2. Shape: Globular
  3. Skin: Tight
  4. Time taken to mature: 110-120 days
  5. Size: Large

Agrifound White

  1. Color: White
  2. Shape: Globular
  3. Skin: Tight
  4. Time taken to mature: 110-130 days
  5. Size: Large

Agrifound Rose:

  1. Color: Deep Scarlet Red
  2. Shape: Flatish Round
  3. Time taken to mature: 95-110 days
  4. Size: Small

Agrifound Red:

  1. Color: Light Red
  2. Time taken to mature: 65-67 days
  3. Size: Multiplier

Pusa Red:

  1. Color: Bronze Red
  2. Shape: Flat to Globular shaped
  3. Pungency: Less
  4. Time taken to mature: 140-145 days
  5. Size: Medium

Pusa Ratnar

  1. Color: deep Red
  2. Shape: Oblate
  3. Pungency: Less

Pusa White

  1. Color: White
  2. Shape: Roundish flat
  3. Time taken to mature: 130-135 days

 

Knowing the different varieties of onions well, has given us an edge in packaging. This helps us entirely avoid any quality concerns. It also necessary to understand the nature of onions when they are freshly harvested versus when they are dried and completely mature. Sunbeam Lenopack will deliver the bags fit for your end use, while ensuring complete resistance from rodents and fungus. Our mesh bags facilitate aeration thereby allowing the contents to breathe.

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