How to start a medium scale palm oil processing plant in Nigeria?
Nigeria’s estimated annual palm oil consumption is 2.4 million tons. Yet, the country has a deficit of 0.9 million tons of palm oil. Specially in the south east and south west of the Nigeria. Everyday, thousands of tonnes of palm oil is processed for consumption and use. Still yet, barely enough is available locally. They have to import from Asian countries and other foreigners that do not grow half as much as we do. All these singals show that investing in palm oil processing business is a highly profitable business.
Investing in palm oil processing business is a highly profitable business
In order to meet increasing domestic demand, there is no debate about it, we are in need of more palm oil processing plants both medium scale and small scale in Nigeria local. As for small scale palm oil processing plant, it is easy to understand, you only need to buy small scale palm oil press machine or other major palm oil equipment that you can start palm oil processing business easily. But for medium scale palm oil processing plant, it is not as easy as small scale palm oil processing plant. Here we will be talking about how to set up a medium scale palm oil processing plants in Nigeria?
A proposal for setting up a medium scale palm oil processing plant in Nigeria
Are you looking for the professional advises about setting up a medium scale palm oil processing plant? Then this page is for you.
Find A Suitable Space and Location to set up your palm oil processing plant;
First, you will need a suitable location to set up your palm oil factory. Then the next consideration is the distance the palm oil processing plant is from the nearest farm that can supply you with the palm fruits known as Fresh Fruit Bunches (FFB). The location should be able to accommodate a parking space for trucks for offloading the palm fruits.
Also, some of the processing might be done manually by hands, make sure there is enough room for many workers to live.
Palm oil processing plant need to be close to water source;
You will need a constant water supply for the boiling/steaming of the palm fruit during processing. It has to be clean because hygiene is of utmost importance in palm oil processing process.
Know what machines are needed in palm oil processing process;
A palm oil mill is setup for the processing of palm oil. The palm oil mill usually consists of sterilizing (boiling) machine, threshing machine, digesting machine, pressing machine, crude palm oil clarification machine, etc. Depending on how many tons do you want to process one day, the machines you need may vary. Each palm oil mill has a capacity rating, that is an amount of palm oil it can process daily. Medium palm oil mill usually produce about 1 -5 tonnes palm fruit every hours.
The most common machines found in a palm oil mill are the palm fruit sterilizer, palm fruit thresher, palm fruit digester, palm oil press machine, crude palm oil clarification machine, boiler, and so on. If your budget is enough, you can buy the whole palm oil processing machine. But if your budget is limited, you can use manual laborers to replace the palm oil machine. For example the threshing is left to manual laborers, you wouldn’t need a thresher. But of course there would be a wide gap when it comes to efficiency between the workers and the machine. Palm oil processing machines will perform faster and reduce waste significantly.
1-5tph small scale palm oil processig machine designed by Henan Doing Company
Find a reliable palm oil processing machine supplier, no matter it is Nigeria local or other countries.
The suppliers of the machinery provide tech support, they should be able to provide you with any information you need regarding the setting up of the mill and its maintenance.
Cooperating with a realiable palm oil processing machine supplier can help you save alot of money in palm oil processing machine. Henan Doing Company insists on manufacturing palm oil processing machine using fine quality material and advanced technology compliance with international quality standards. Also Doing Company will send experienced engineers to help you install the palm oil mill, which will reduce the installation cost for you. Welcome to contact us!
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