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How to start cassava processing business?

Do you want to start cassava processing business? Do you want to know what to prepare? With the maturity of cassava deep processing business, more and more people want to start cassava processing business. However, most of them have no experience. Here Doing Company will introduce you some suggestions about how to start cassava processing business based on our projects experience.

how to start cassava processing businessHow to start cassava processing business?

1. Determine your final product.

Due to cassava can be widely processed into starch, flour, fufu, garri, cassava chips,etc., so the first issue is to determine your final product. This depends on your requirements and budget. Generally speaking, cassava starch requires highest investment, but its profit is also the highest, therefore suitable for larger investors. Garri requires less investment and can earn money back quick, suitable for small investors. So you need think carefully before starting cassava processing business.

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2. Learn about the market.

After determine the final product, you need to learn the market. You need to know is the cassava processing business feasible in your location? How many competitors are there in your region? Is there enough raw material in your area and is it available all year around? Is the final product has a high demand in local market? If your location has enough cassava and a few competitors, and the market demand is high in local, then congratulations, you're off to a good start.

3. Set up an area for cassava processing

If you already have an available space to start your business, that's great. If not, you'll have to rent or purchase one. It should be noted that cassava is not resistant to storage and needs to be processed within 2 days, so the factory should be located close to the raw materials.

how to start cassava processing businessSet up plant

4. Obtain the necessary permissions and the licenses.

When the land is prepared, you need to obtain the necessary permissions and the licenses. You can visit the necessary websites to ensure you understand and comply with all state and local restrictions and get necessary licenses.

5. Buy the equipment.

This mainly determined by your final products. As mentioned above, cassava starch processing machine is most expensive and garri processing machine is relatively cheap. You'd better choose a reliable equipment manufacturer, not a trade company.

Henan Doing Company is professional cassava processing machine manufacturer, we can not only supply you with high quality cassava processing equipment with factory price, but also provide you with excellent after-sales service. Besides, we have oversea warehouse in Nigeria, if you start business in Africa, our overseas manager can offer on-the-spot service for you.

how to start cassava processing businessBuy cassava processing equipment

6. Decide your source of raw material.

Cassava raw material can come from your own farm, or buy from farmers around your factory. If you do not have a farm, to ensure the adequate supply of cassava, you can rent a land to to grow your own cassava or sign contracts with farmers.

how to start cassava processing businessDecide your source of raw material

7. Promote your business.

You can advertise in your local newspaper and the web to promote your business. Of course, it is necessary for you to create business cards and informational handouts to give to your prospective new clients.

8. Find protential buyers to sell your products.

If your final products is cassava starch, you can sell it to local paper mills, textile mills, chemical plants,etc or export it to international market. For cassava flour, it can be used as substitute for wheat flour, therefore it can be sold to bakery. As for garri, it is normally sold to local market in West Africa. Cassava chips can be exported as animal feed or be sold to brewery. So according to your final products, find potential buyers and sign contract with them to reduce risk.

After read this, I believe that you have a basic understand about how to start cassava processing business. If you decided to engage in cassava processing business, you can contact Henan Doing Company, except equipment, we can supply you with turn-key projects. Wish you a success!

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