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- 1 Biscuits manufacturing process
Name of sector Profiled Food, Beverages and Tobacco
This business plan on how to start a biscuits production business in Nigeria, will give you needed guide on how to start and profit from biscuits production business. The cost of starting a biscuits production business in Nigeria, The cost of the different commercial biscuits production machine and equipment in Nigeria needed for the biscuits manufacturing. The packaging of the biscuits manufactured for shipment and sales. The feasibility report on biscuits manufacturing business in Nigeria are discussed in this biscuits manufacturing business plan template.
Biscuits manufacturing market analysis:
Biscuits remain a favorite for many people including children in Nigeria. Demand potential is great.
Biscuits manufacturing plant capacity:
The biscuit manufacturing plant is assumed to be 300 Tonnes annually
Biscuits manufacturing raw material:
Wheat flour, corn flour, Sugar liquid fructose, table salt, golden syrup, ammonium bicarbonate, cream, lecithin and broken biscuits are the raw materials.
Biscuits manufacturing process:
(1). Weighing of biscuits manufacturing raw materials at required quantity in the mixer
(2) Addition of sugar and water to taste and mixing to obtain a smooth paste.
(3) kneading and rolling on a flat plate.
Biscuits manufacturing process is almost same as the manufacturing process of bread to the fermentation stage. In some cases such as vanilla wafers biscuits , fermentation is not inclusive in the production process and therefore yeast is not required. Soda crackers biscuits are usually made using sponge Dtugh biscuits production process. The dough is then passed through biscuits production molding, biscuit production stamping and biscuits production cutting machines.
The cut pieces are then baked using oven such as band oven, steel mesh oven, reel oven, travelling plate oven etc.
The Biscuit baking process takes place at 200-260°C and consumes between 3 to 15 minutes. This duration however depends on the type & thickness of baked biscuit. The baked biscuits is then cooled & sorted. The damaged biscuits are removed from the rest and the good baked biscuit wrapped in waxed and packed for the market. A typical ingredient mix for plain biscuits is given below:
- Flour 200
- Fats and shortening 50
- Sugar 62
- Invert sugar syrup 20
- Ammonium bicarbonate 1.34
- Sodium bicarbonate 1.80
- Non fat milk powder 11
- Eggs as required
- Salt 2
- Yeast 2.66
- Flavour 0.44
- Edible colours 0.22
Biscuit manufacturing machinery and equipment:
The biscuit manufacturing machine includes These are weighing machine, Roller, Mixers flat plate and divers.
The biscuit manufacturing machine price and the biscuit manufacturing machine suppliers can be gotten from the biscuit manufacturing business plan
|Cost of Fixed Assets||N’000|
|Plant and Machinery||500|
|Land and Building||70|
|Salaries and wages||100|
|Overhead and utilities||50|
|Salaries and Wages|
|Skilled Worker (6)||200|
|Unskilled Worker (10)||200|
|Maintenance and Repairs||5|
|Interest on investment||250|
|Total operating cost||2380|