Economic analysis of value addition in mango pulp processing in Konkan region of Maharashtra state
SS Torane, SR Torane, AD Chakranarayan and SP Jalgaonkar
The study entitled “Economic analysis of processing of Mango in south Konkan region of Maharashtra state” was undertaken to assess capital requirement, value addition, cost and returns of processed products of mango. The south Konkan region was selected purposively. Three tahsils from each district and thirty processing units from each district were finally selected for mango. Thus final sample consisted 60 processing units. Majority of the processing entrepreneurs are well experienced as indicated by existence of 90.00 percent units of mango processing were established before year 2010. Per unit capital investment in mango processing was Rs.53.30 lakh. Hence, the enterprises require a large amount of capital. Per quintal total cost of mango pulp production was Rs. 10486 and gross returns were Rs.14172 resulting in to net returns to the extent Rs. 3686 and input output ratio about 1:1.30. Mango processing is profitable venture and its profitability increases with scale of production. Input output ratio of mango pulp alone (1:1.30) was found to be improved (1:1.37) when other product such as mango leather (poli), mango mava, mango syrup were added together. Increase in the input output ratio and other financial indicator underlined importance of production of one or more products in addition of mango pulp. Per unit per year employment generated in mango pulp production was 2858.84 days. Mango syrup was highest profitable product with input output ratio to the tune of 1:2.94. The export of Jam, Jellies and Marmalade found to be is increasing at 20.87 percent per annum.
How to cite this article:
SS Torane, SR Torane, AD Chakranarayan and SP Jalgaonkar. Economic analysis of value addition in mango pulp processing in Konkan region of Maharashtra state. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(8S): 1726-1728.