In the town of Charapoto are a few piladoras. Well I guess the rough translation would be a grain mill. Here a machine is used to remove the hulls from rice, mill grains such as corn. The sign says something about polishing and shelling, I am not sure exactly what the process is but what we saw were large bags of rice ready to sell.
The machine was very noisy and there was a great deal of activity as the rice was being processed and bagged. Now who needs a 50 lb bag of rice? I know where you can get a good deal! Arroz con pollo coming up!