Potato Wash

Post-harvest disinfectant

Potato Wash is a new generation disinfectant to treat potatoes in order to reduce the soft rot caused by Erwinia.

Potato Wash has been extensively evaluated by the USDA, Albany researchers and by Pretoria University, Department of Plant Pathology on behalf of Potatoes South Africa.

Potato Wash is a broad spectrum disinfectant that can be used to inactivate bacteria and fungi associated with decay of potatoes.

Why choose Potato Wash

  • Inactivate bacteria and fungi independently of pH of the water.

  • Non corrosive.

  • Highly effective against Erwinia (soft rot) and Fusarium (dry rot).

  • Long lasting residual in water which continues to give protection to the potatoes in the paper bags.

  • Maintains the white colour of the potato skin by stopping the blackening effect of PPO, manganese and iron.

Available pack sizes

Poly Drums: 25 Litre
Blow Packs: 210 Litre