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There is one mill in the country, it is not large, details below.  

Milling Company Delite Flour Mills  

Delite provide flour for the local economy, they are not interested in increasing capacity despite the potential for exporting to other neighbouring Pacific Island nations.

Company Name and Address

Contact Names and  Email

Telephone and  Fax

Delite Flour Mills

Name: Mathew Psang

Title: Managing Director

Email: glovision@solomon.com.sb

Web:

Tel: 30146

Fax: 30147

Summary of Role and Services

Sole importer of grain into the country

Mill and sell to businesses in the Solomon Islands

Facilities

Parking Area Inside Compound (m²)

200

Drainage

Fair

Fire Fighting Equipment

Limited (fire extinguishers)

Number of Ventilators (screened)

n/a

Electricity Load (KVA)

n/a

Backup Generator(s)

Yes

N/a

Milling Equipment

Origin of Machinery

Year of Mfg

Year of Installation

Condition

E.U

1980’s

1987

Fair

Maintenance

Duration

n/a

Type of Maintenance

Other Equipment or Machinery Installed

Type of Equipment

Available

Number

Owned

Comments

Fortification Feeder

Yes

1

Yes

 

Bag Cleaning Plant

No

-

-

 

Moisture Tester

Yes

-

-

 

De-stoning Plant

Yes

-

-

 

Metal Extractor

Yes

-

-

 

Staffing

Number of Full Time Skilled Workers

2

Number of Full Time Labourers

17

Weighbridge

Number

Nil

Capacity (MT)

Length (m)

Type

Within Compound

Nil

Nil

Nil

Within Compound

Nil

Nil

Nil

Building

 

Length (m)

Width (m)

Height (m)

Building – Wheat Mill

30

10

20

Building – Maize Mill

No

  

Walls

Iron

Roof

Iron

Floor

Concrete

Conditions & Cleanliness

  

Outside

Inside

Cracks in Walls or Roof

No

No

Signs of Rodent Activity

No

No

Signs of Birds Entry 

No

No

Damaged Gutters/Drains

No

No

Signs of Moisture 

No

No

Adjacent Vegetation

No

No

Cleanliness

Good

Good

Pest Control

Fumigation

Yes 

Frequency

Monthly

Contracted

No

Spraying 

No

Frequency

-

Contracted

No

Rodenticides 

Yes 

Frequency

Monthly

Contracted

No

Rodent Trapping

Yes 

Frequency

Monthly

Contracted

No

Security 

Security

Good

Compound

Fenced

Other Comments

 

Access

Distance from Main Town (km)

5 km

Travel Time if not Located in Town (hours)

10 mins

Road Condition to Mill

Good

Road Limitations (if any)

No

Rail Connections

N/a

On the Railway From

-

To

-

Other Comments

 

Milling Capacity

Commodities

Daily Capacity (MT)

Monthly Activity (MT)

Wheat

85

n/a

Maize

Nil

Nil

Storage Capacity

Storage in Metric Tons

Wheat – Covered (MT)

Flour – Covered (MT)

Within the Compound

5,900 MT

140 MT

Outside the Compound

Nil

Nil

Capacity to Blend

40 MT/Hr

Loading & Discharge Rates

n/a

Transport Capacity at Mill

120 MT/Hr