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Technaureus  ERP Implementation Project - Mishkat Farms

Transforming Tomato Farming with Odoo ERP: A Case Study of Mishkat Farms

Company Name: Mishkat Agri Co
Business Vertical : Agriculture / Farming


About the Company: Mishkat Farms

Mishkat Farms is revolutionizing fresh produce cultivation and distribution in Saudi Arabia. By addressing challenges such as water scarcity, harsh climate, and limited arable land, Mishkat is committed to transforming the local agriculture industry.

Working with global and local institutions, including Agritecture, KPMG, KAUST, and Red Sea Farms, Mishkat has developed sustainable farming methods. Our proprietary modern farming technology leverages indoor farming, artificial intelligence, and plant biology to provide fresher, healthier, and more transparent food to local consumers.

Using our hydroponics system, we grow nutrient-rich vegetables and fruits year-round with up to 95% less water and zero pesticides. Our controlled environments optimize plant growth with ideal nutrients, light, and conditions.

Mishkat Farms reduces transportation distances, minimizing fuel consumption and carbon emissions. Our facilities, such as the Tomato Hydroponic Greenhouse and Vertical Farm in Jeddah, use less land, water, energy, and produce less waste.

Mishkat Farms is dedicated to providing high-quality produce while contributing to a greener future.


Product Offerings:

Mishkat Farms offers a diverse range of sustainably grown, high-quality fresh produce. Using their proprietary hydroponics system, they cultivate nutritionally dense vegetables and fruits throughout the year, ensuring superior flavor and quality. Their product lineup includes:

Hydroponically Grown Vegetables and Fruits: Mishkat Farms utilizes advanced indoor farming techniques to grow a variety of produce with minimal water usage and zero pesticides.


1. Tomatoes: Their state-of-the-art Tomato Hydroponic Greenhouse produces tomatoes of exceptional color, texture, and flavor, meeting the highest standards of quality.

2. Microgreens and Baby Greens: Mishkat Farms specializes in non-GMO microgreens and baby greens, offering tender and flavorful options for health-conscious consumers.

3.. Leafy Greens: Their hydroponic greenhouse is designed to perfect the color, texture, and flavor of leafy greens, ensuring freshness and premium quality.

With a commitment to sustainability, Mishkat Farms reduces environmental impact by minimizing land usage, water consumption, energy consumption, pollution, and waste.

Mishkat Farms is dedicated to delivering fresh, healthy, and environmentally friendly produce, transforming the local food industry in Saudi Arabia.

Farming Process of Tomato

Farming Process in Tomato Cultivation:

1. Nursery Stage:

   - Seeds, soil, water, and fertilizer are placed in a sponge tray for germination.

   - Germination of seeds takes approximately 20-25 days.


2. Transplant Stage:

   - Sprouted plants are transferred to rockwool cubes.

   - Soil, water, and fertilizer are added to facilitate growth.

   - This stage typically lasts around 20 days.


3. Bench Stage:

   - The greenhouse consists of 29 benches, each measuring 28m.

   - Rockwool slabs, with a length of 1m, are placed on each bench.

   - Rockwool cubes are positioned on the slabs.

   - Water and liquid fertilizer are administered to the cubes using a syringe.

   - It takes approximately 35-40 days to produce cherry tomatoes.


4. Harvesting:

   - Ripe red and yellow tomatoes are carefully plucked from the plants.

   - Harvesting occurs twice a week.


5. Packaging Process:

   - Tomatoes are packed in 250g boxes.

   - Each harvest is assigned a unique lot number for traceability.


Challenges in Tomato Cultivation:

Without an ERP integration, Mishkat Farms would face inefficiencies, manual processes, and a lack of visibility and control in their manufacturing operations. These challenges could lead to production delays, inventory management difficulties, quality control issues, and limitations in maintaining product traceability.


1. Nursery Stage:

   - Allocating a suitable location for the seeding process.

   - Ensuring consistent seed germination.

   - Managing variations in seed, soil, and fertilizer quantities.


2. Transplant Stage:

   - The success rate of plants in the rockwool cubes may vary.

   - Determining which type of cube (from KSA/UAE) yields better results.


3. Bench Stage:

   - Determining the preferable type of rockwool slab (from KSA/UAE).

   - Managing different numbers of cubes on each slab.

   - Implementing barcodes on all benches for easy scanning and data input in Odoo.

   - Addressing uneven harvest distribution due to the air conditioning system favoring specific benches.

   - Managing different tomato varieties grown on the benches.

   - Allocating a separate bench or slabs exclusively for research and development purposes.

4. Harvesting:

   - Maintaining a specified percentage of spoilage from each bench.

   - Recording valid reasons in the Odoo system when spoilage exceeds the agreed percentage.


5. Packaging Process:

   - Assigning a unique lot number to each harvest for efficient tracking and traceability.


6. Stock:

   - Managing limited space in the fridge due to stock from all zones.

Streamlined Cherry Tomato Manufacturing with Odoo:
Mishkat AG Project successfully streamlined their cherry tomato manufacturing process by implementing Odoo's Manufacture and Work Order modules, supported by Technaureus Info Solutions as their implementation partner. Here's how Odoo, in collaboration with Technaureus, optimized their manufacturing operations:


Nursery Stage Solution:

A BOM was established in Odoo for the nursery stage, ensuring accurate material planning and consumption. This allowed Mishkat AG Project to efficiently allocate resources and minimize variations in seed, soil, and fertilizer quantities.

Planting Stage Solution:

A BOM was defined in Odoo for the planting stage, enabling precise tracking of material requirements and consumption. Work orders in Odoo were used to ensure efficient resource allocation and smooth execution of planting operations.

Bench Stage Solution:

Odoo's BOM feature for the bench stage ensured accurate tracking of material quantities, including rockwool slabs, cubes, water, liquid fertilizer, and more. The Manufacturing Order functionality in Odoo facilitated easy creation and management of manufacturing orders for each bench, resulting in a seamless production flow.

Managing The Harvest

By utilizing Odoo's Manufacturing features. It allows create Manufacturing Orders for different stages, such as Sprouted Plant, Plant Cube, Cherry Tomato Bench, Cherry Tomato, Red Tomato, Yellow Tomato, Red Tomato 250 gm Box, and Yellow Tomato 250 gm Box. The manufacturing orders are created, components are loaded based on the Bill of Materials (BOM), and the manufacturing process is initiated.

Mishkat benefits from Odoo's Manufacturing features by streamlining their manufacturing process, improving inventory management, enhancing traceability and quality control, optimizing resource planning, enabling accurate reporting and analysis, and facilitating collaboration and communication. These advantages result in increased operational efficiency, better decision-making, and improved productivity for Mishkat.

Managing Spoilage:

Technaureus has developed a customized workflow for Mishkat that enables users to record spoilage incidents in the Odoo ERP system. With this module, users can conveniently document the reasons for the spoilage and include photographs of the affected tomato products. This functionality enhances traceability and enables detailed analysis of spoilage incidents during the tomato harvesting process.

Packing Stages Solution:

Odoo's workflow management capabilities streamlined the classification and packing stages of cherry tomatoes. By utilizing Odoo's Manufacturing features, Mishkat maintained an organized workflow, tracked quantities of packed tomatoes, and ensured efficient inventory management.


With the support and expertise of Technaureus Info Solutions as their implementation partner, Mishkat AG Project successfully optimized resource allocation, minimized material consumption variations, and achieved overall workflow management excellence throughout their cherry tomato manufacturing process. The combined power of Odoo's ERP capabilities and Technaureus' implementation expertise contributed to their manufacturing transformation journey.

Revolutionizing Manufacturing Efficiency: The Power of Odoo Integration for Mishkat Farms

By harnessing the power of Odoo integration, Mishkat Farms is revolutionizing their manufacturing efficiency. Embark on this transformative journey with Mishkat Farms and witness the power of Odoo integration in revolutionizing agricultural manufacturing efficiency.

1. Streamlined Operations: By integrating with Odoo Manufacturing and Work Order modules, Mishkat Farms can streamline their manufacturing processes and achieve efficient resource allocation.


2. Accurate Production Planning: Odoo Manufacturing enables Mishkat Farms to accurately plan and schedule their production activities, ensuring optimal utilization of resources and minimizing production delays.


3. Improved Inventory Management: The integration with Odoo allows Mishkat Farms to effectively manage their inventory, reducing stockouts and optimizing inventory levels.


4. Enhanced Quality Control: Odoo Manufacturing provides comprehensive quality control features, allowing Mishkat Farms to define quality checks and inspections, ensuring consistent product quality.


5. Efficient Traceability: With Odoo, Mishkat Farms can easily track and trace their products throughout the manufacturing process, enabling efficient recall management and compliance with regulations.


6. Real-time Visibility and Reporting: Odoo Manufacturing provides real-time visibility into production activities, allowing Mishkat Farms to monitor performance metrics and make data-driven decisions for process improvement.


7. Seamless Integration: Odoo integrates with other modules within the Odoo ERP ecosystem, ensuring smooth data flow and collaboration across different business processes.


By integrating Odoo Manufacturing and Work Order modules, Mishkat Farms can benefit from streamlined operations, accurate production planning, improved inventory management, enhanced quality control, efficient traceability, real-time visibility, and seamless integration with other business processes.