Technical Visit to Manduvira

On August 16, 2019, the Technical Visit Committee of the IAS Student Branch Chapter of the National University of Asuncion conducted a technical visit to the industrial plant of Manduvirá Sugar Mill. 

The plant, located in the city of Arroyos and Esteros in the department of Cordillera, is managed as a cooperative and has customers in 28 countries to which they export organic sugar of different types according to their specifications and needs. 

They also have different certifications of high standards such as kosher, HACCP, demeter, FDA, USDA organic, Naturland, JAS, Doalnara and Bio Suisse.

It was possible to get a deep understanding of the process involved in the production of organic sugar and the influence of engineering on it, thus acquiring greater knowledge about the industrial and technological potential of national industries.