The grading units perform cleaning and grading of fruit
through an automatic system and also leave a thin layer of wax on it to enhance its shelf life.
"Those who tamper with the grading of fruit
or play with prices by not having an order form will be punished," he warned.
He said that when the UK joined the EEC in 1973 our laws on the grading of fruit
and vegetables had to be amended to bring them in line with existing Community rules.
While 72 percent of working women are involved in agricultural activities, most are not involved in post-harvest activities, such as processing or grading of fruits
He said there is also great need for more investment in picking, storage, transportation and grading of fruits
and vegetables that would help in improving exports of these products.
milking and feeding of animals at household level, cleaning of the animals sheds, manure collection, separation of seed from fiber, packing and grading of fruits
, working in cotton ginning factories, packing of fishes and other land and marine sea products.