Cassava pellet and grit

Enterprise analysis for small-scale cassava pelleting plant for animal feed

  Option 1 Option 2
  Concrete floor Wooden tray
Capacity 2.5t/day 2.5t/day
Output per annum (t) 195 195
Price Naira/t 23000 23000
Number of working days 180 180
Dry loading density 10kg/m2 15kg/m2
Conversion factor 03:01 03:01
Raw material required/annum 585t 585t
     
Items and cost    
Processing building 500,000 500,000
Chipping machines (1 units double chipper of 2t/day) 160,000 160,000
Concrete floors 250m2 @ N800/m2 200,000 0
Well (water source) 20,000 20,000
Pelleting machinery (steam conditioner, mill, pelleting press, cooler/dryer) 1,735,000 1,735,000
Weighing scale 25000 25,000
Installation & other expenses @ 5% 132,000 122,000
Interest on capital @ 22.5% 623700 576450
     
Total cost 3,395,700 3,138,450

Other materials required include:
Drying trays (115 nos), rakes, shovels, wheel barrows, basins/tanks for washing and chipping (10 nos), packaging and storage material (bags, ropes, funnel). Costs are based on 2005 prices.


Enterprise analysis for cassava gelatinised and ungelatinised grit

  Option 1 Option 2
  Gelatinised Sun dried
Capacity 2.5t/day 2.5t/day
Output per annum (t) 195 195
Price Naira/t 22000 18000
Number of working days 180 180
Dry loading density 10kg/m2 10kg/m2
Conversion factor 2.5:1 2.5:1
Raw material required/annum 487.5t 487.5t
     
Items and cost    
Processing building 750000 750,000
Motorised grater, combined screw jack, Centralised rotary dryer, cooler dryer 950,000 200,000
Concrete floors 250m2@N800/m2 0 200,000
Well (water source) 20000 20000
Weighing scale 25000 25,000
Installation & other expenses @ 5% 87250 59750
Interest on capital @ 22.5% 412256.25 282318.75
     
Total cost 2,244,506 1,537,069


 
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