Nigeria is the first producer of cassava. To develop the resource advantage of cassava, the Nigerian government has introduced various policies to encourage cassava processing business. In recent years, with the rise of the price of wheat flour in the international market, the Nigerian government supports the policy of the partial replacement of wheat flour by cassava flour to reduce wheat flour imports. As a result, more and more Nigerians want to carry out the cassava flour processing business in Nigeria to get more profits. But how to start cassava flour processing business in Nigeria?
How to start cassava flour processing business in Nigeria?
To start cassava flour processing business in Nigeria, you need to consider the following things:
1. Conduct market research
It is necessary to conduct market research before conducting any business. It can help you understand the market demand for products, the development status and trends of the industry, competitors and so on. It is best to know whether your country encourages or limits the business you carry out. Because this will have a big impact on your business.
2. Obtain the necessary commercial licenses and permits
After completing the market survey, you can consider starting the cassava flour processing business. Firstly you need to know what commercial licenses and permits are required for cassava flour processing business, and get these licenses before starting the business.
Prepare enough funds
3. Prepare sufficient funds
If you have enough money, that's the best. Of course, if you don't have enough money, you can choose a loan. The Nigerian government supports the cassava flour processing business, so you can get government loans and policy subsidies more easily than other businesses. When you prepare funds, you should consider the factory construction funds, equipment purchase funds, pre-operational funds, and workers' wages. So if you need a loan, you need to estimate the amount of money before the loan.
4. Rich source of raw materials
Depending on your production requirements, you need to have enough cassava raw material supply, which determines the number of days your plant runs. Nigeria is the world's largest producer of cassava, so you don't have to worry too much about raw materials. It will be better if you have your cassava plantation, if not, you can buy cassava from farmers near the factory.
Sufficient raw cassava
5. Buy or rent a piece of land to build the cassava flour processing plant
You need a piece of land to build a cassava flour processing plant. Enterprises which have enough strength can choose to purchase suitable land for self-built factories. Of course, you can also choose to rent land for factory construction. The location of the factory is very important. You need to consider the following conditions:
1) Whether there is convenient transportation. Whether it is convenient to transport raw materials and finished products.
2) The proximity of the plant to raw materials and the market. It is best to choose a location close to the cassava plantation and product market to reduce transportation costs.
3) Whether there are sufficient water and electricity supply
Taking into account the above situation, the best location for the cassava flour processing plant should be in the suburbs.
Land to build the cassava flour processing plant
6. Purchase cassava flour processing machines and equipment
After the factory construction is completed, you need cassava flour processing machine to produce cassava. Machines and equipment to be purchased include dry sieve, cassava washing machine, cutting machine, rasper, desander, plate and frame filter press, airflow dryer, vibration sieve.
Cassava flour processing machine
7. Hire factory workers
After the equipment is purchased, workers are required for equipment transportation, installation, commissioning, and operation, so you need to hire factory workers and managers. Of course, as a cassava equipment manufacturer, Henan Doing Company will train your workers to operate the equipment.
After all the above is prepared, you can start the cassava flour processing business. In Nigeria, you don't need to worry about the sales of cassava flour. Because the produced cassava flour can not only be sold to Nigeria local bakery or other food processing stories but also be exported to near African countries and even the international market. For cassava flour replace wheat flour for bread making is accepted by more and more countries.
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