Ecuador is the world’s largest banana exporter, and its plantain processing industry is developing rapidly. Sufficient plantain resources provide favorable conditions for processors to produce fried plantain chips and chifles. Our plantain chips processing plants are often exported to Ecuador.
Plantain cultivation in Ecuador
Ecuadorian bananas are not only widely planted and distributed, with large planting areas, high yields and good quality. From the early 1990s to the present more than ten years, Ecuador’s banana planting area and production have been rising in waves.
According to the statistics of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the total banana plantation area in Ecuador reached 22.8 hectares and 22.9 hectares in 1995 and 2001 respectively. The total banana production in 2003 was 5.61 million metric tons, and in 1997 it even reached 7.5 million metric tons.
Plantain cultivation in Ecuador is mainly distributed in the coastal provinces of Oruro, Rios, and Guayas, and the plantain planting area in these three provinces accounts for 92% of the national planting area in Ecuador.
Why does Ecuador to develop plantain chips chifles processing?
Many customers who bought our plantain chips processing plants said that developing the banana deep processing industry and increasing the added value of bananas are currently considered by many banana growers.
Using plantain chips making machine to produce plaintain chips and chifles can not only make full use of the advantages of local raw materials, but also increase the price of banana products.
Therefore, plantain chips production is a profitable emerging industry in Ecuador, and it will also be an important idea for local economic transformation.
Components of the plantain chips chifles processing plant
The banana chip processing line manufactured by our Taizy factory has now been exported to more than 50 countries and regions. For example, the United States, Nigeria, Philippines, Thailand, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Ghana, etc.
The output of plantain chips line is between 100kg/h and 500kg/h. And the production line can be customized into semi-automatic plantain chips production line and fully automatic plantain chips production line according to customer needs.
The complete plantain chips processing plant mainly includes banana peeler, slicer, fryer, deoiler, seasoning machine and packaging machine.