Brown to White


Brown to White

Polishing Lines

Dr.-Ing. N.K. Gupta Technical Consultants has pioneered the concept of world-class, compact and economical brown-to-white rice polishing lines ideal for countries with high import duties on white rice but reduced duty on brown rice imports.


  • Consumer ready basmati white rice attracts an EU import duty of Euro 175 per ton whereas the import of basmati brown rice (cargo rice) has zero duty.
  • EU rice distributors and retailers are finding it highly advantageous to take full advantage of this concession if they import brown rice and mill the rice in the EU.
  • We are have already supplied BROWN TO WHITE RICE POLISHING MILLS to UK-based clients on a turnkey basis who will procure brown rice from India and Pakistan for final processing in the UK.
  • With state-of-the-art rice milling technology and the equipment procured from global industry leaders these mills are installed by us at a fraction of the regular investment.
  • We have involved in most of India’s basmati rice milling capacity including some of the world’s largest rice mills. Our group’s excellent industry standing and contacts in the industry put us in a unique position to allow you to procure and us install equipment at very favorable rates.
* Example only. Actual EU duty rates vary.

Expert Engineering Services for Affordable Solutions

Dr.-Ing. N. K. Gupta Technical Consultants strive to provide customers with the most economical solution for rice milling projects.

With the core cleaning and milling machinery procured from companies such as those mentioned above, Dr.-Ing. N. K. Gupta Technical Consultants provides invaluable advice and buying power in procuring the remaining equipment from other equipment manufacturers who offer the best value-price ratio.

Customers can be assured that expert advice and assistance is provided throughout the entire equipment procurement process.


  • Brown Rice Cleaning and Milling Section including Classifier Separator, Destoner, Drum Grader, Whitener, Polisher, Colour Sorters, Bran Sifters, Magnet, Flow Balancer etc.
  • Aspiration Equipment
  • Conveying Equipment
  • Silos and Bins
  • Fabrication, Spouting & Ducting
  • Electrical, PLC and Motor Control
  • Steel Structure
  • Technical Consultancy
  • Engineering and Supervision
  • Erection and Commissioning


  • High tech equipment sourced directly from the world’s leading companies ensuring the latest in process technology.
  • State-of-the-art computerized automation and PLC control.
  • The plant engineering is done in a way to make operation and maintenance easy.
  • All the machines are reliable and designed for 24 hours service, day after day.
  • The plant is designed from an advanced sanitation point of view and will be completely free from dust.


  • Flexibility: A state-of-the-art rice mill solution customized to your requirements.
  • Confidence: We offer a wealth of experience and knowledge for every project. Our experienced teams provide up front consulting support, system and component evaluations, recommendations and feasibility studies. We provide absolute confidence for your plant operation.
  • Extreme Economy: Our engineering services belong to the lowest priced in the world.
  • Technical Expertise: Our activities are backed by the experience of the most outstanding technical consultancies for the rice milling and food processing industry in the Indian Sub-continent.
  • Reputation: We have over a thousand references behind our products and services.
  • People: We are a friendly and ‘always accessible’ team dedicated toward your satisfaction.


  • Access to preferential pricing and availability due to our strong existing relationships with India’s largest rice producers .
  • We have direct communication channels with mill owners and senior decision-makers.
  • All rice is milled in integrated composite plants with state-of-the-art technology equipped with high tech polishers, graders and color sorters.
  • To learn more about obtaining preferential brown rice click here.