Estimation of production cost for ghee residue based snack
Kuntal Roy, Anindita Debnath and Bhopal Singh
Ghee residue, a major by product of ghee manufacturing industry is rich in valuable milk nutrients. It also exhibits a wide potential to be used as antioxidant and flavouring agent for fat rich products. A large portion of ghee residue is discarded every day, because of not having gainful or proper technique to utilize it. The preparation of ghee residue based snack would, therefore offer a wide scope for utilization of valuable nutrients as well as product diversification. For commercialization of the ghee residue based snack, cost estimation plays an important role. The production cost of ghee residue based snack was, therefore estimated through project evaluation, plant design, product pricing, process optimization and other techno-economic studies. The production cost of ghee residue based snack was estimated as Rs. 11.00/ 25g.
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Kuntal Roy, Anindita Debnath, Bhopal Singh. Estimation of production cost for ghee residue based snack. Pharma Innovation 2018;7(10):630-634.