Spring turmeric (Ukon) flowers

Autumn turmeric (Ukon) flowers

Turmeric (Ukon) manufacturing process

01. Harvest and transportation to plant
Harvest and transportation to plant
Turmeric (Ukon) grown by more than 220 contract farmers in the Yambaru region is harvested and brought to our plant.
02. Washing with strong alkaline-reduced water by high pressure washer tunnel
The turmeric (Ukon) brought in is washed with strong alkaline-reduced water.
The turmeric (Ukon) brought in is washed with strong alkaline-reduced water.
03. Peeling
Peeling the skin will reduce the amount of bacteria.
Peeling the skin will reduce the amount of bacteria.
04. Sterilization treatment with hypochlorous acid water
After the skin has been peeled off, turmeric (Ukon) is sterilized in tanks of hypochlorous acid water. After the skin has been peeled off, turmeric (Ukon) is sterilized in tanks of hypochlorous acid water.
After the skin has been peeled off, turmeric (Ukon) is sterilized in tanks of hypochlorous acid water.
05. Slicing
After it’s been treated with hypochlorous acid water, turmeric (Ukon) is cut into slices about 1 mm thick.
After it’s been treated with hypochlorous acid water, turmeric (Ukon) is cut into slices about 1 mm thick.
06. Sun-drying on drying screen
Sun-drying on drying screen
Turmeric (Ukon) slices are individually spread out to ensure that they dry evenly.
07. Mechanical Drying
Mechanical Drying
The turmeric (Ukon) placed on the drying screen is put in a dryer at a temperature of 73 ℃ for 15 to 24 hours.
08. Coarse grinding
Coarse grinding
The dried turmeric (Ukon) slices are ground into a coarse powder to be used for turmeric (Ukon) tea.
09. Fine grinding
Fine grinding
The coarse turmeric (Ukon) powder is ground more finely to be used in supplements.
10. Extraction of turmeric (Ukon) oil from coarse powder
Extraction of turmeric (Ukon) oil from coarse powder
After coarse grounding, oil is extracted from spring and autumn turmeric (Ukon) to be used for supplements (spring turmeric (Ukon) ) and soap (autumn turmeric (Ukon) ).
11. Introduction into filling/packaging machine
Introduction into filling/packaging machine
Autumn turmeric (Ukon) is introduced into a filling/packaging machine to be made into T-packs of Kangen turmeric (Ukon) tea.