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Cashew Project Setup

Company provides job work for all cashew processing.

Cashew Small machine

50 kg cashew unit

Machinery Details Price
Boiler 30 kg 30,000
Dryer 18 kg 32,400
Manual Hand gear cutters (2 units) 25,000
Total 87,400
Number of employees (Men / Ladies) 3
Unit of space 10x10(sq.ft)
1 day earnings 500/-

100 kg cashew unit

Machinery Details Price
Boiler 50 kg 40,000
36 Dryer 40,500
Manual Hand gear cutters (3 units) 37,500
Total 1,18,000
Number of employees (Men / Ladies) 6
Unit of space 10x25(sq.ft)
1 day earnings 1000/-

250 kg cashew unit

Machinery Details Price
Boiler 100 kg 85,000
Dryer 50 kg 50,000
Auto Cutter 1,20,000
Manual Hand gear cutters (2 units) + scrupling machine 25,000 + 65,000
Total 3,45,000
Number of employees (Men / Ladies) 12
Power Capacity Single face
Unit of space 40x40(sq.ft)
1 day earnings 2500/-

500 kg cashew Unit (face-1)

Machinery Details Price
Boiler 160 kg 1,20,000
Dryer 100 kg 90,000
Auto Cutter (units - 2) 2,30,000
Hand manual gear cutters (3 units) + scruping machine 37,500+ 65,000
Total 5,42,000
Number of employees (Men / Ladies) 21
Power Capacity Single face
Unit of space 40x40(sq.ft)
1 day earnings 5000/-

500 kg cashew Unit (face - 2)

Machinery Details Price
raw-grader auto 51,000
Boiler 160 kg 1,20,000
Dryer 100 kg 90,000
Auto Cutter (units - 2) 2,30,000
Manual Hand gear cutter (units 3) 37,500
Piling machine (shells extract)+ scruping machine 2,25,000+ 1,80,000
Total 10,83,500
Number of employees (Men / Ladies) 17
Power Capacity 3 face
Unit of space 40x40(sq.ft)
1 day earnings 6,500

Cashew Automatic Machinery

1 ton cashew Unit capacity

Machinery Details Price
raw-grader 1 unit 1,20,000
Boiler 320 kg 1,80,000
Dryer 150 kg Hot 1 Piece 3,00,000
Dryer 150 kg (hot and cool) 1 piece 2,00,000
Auto Cutter (4 Nose) units 3 5,40,000
Hand gear cutter (units 5) 62,500
Scuping machine / separator / Brower/ vibrator 200 kg (hours) (cashew nuts to split) 1 piece 3,50,000
Piling machine (photari to extract) 1 Head 40 kg (hours) with grading 3,60,000
The total price of the machine 21,12,500
Number of employees (Men / Ladies) 32
Power Capacity 3 face
Unit of space 2500(sq.ft)
1 day earnings 12,500

2 ton cashew Unit capacity

Machinery Details Price
raw-grader 1 unit 1,20,000
Boiler 620 kg 2,50,000
Dryer 250 kg Hot 1 Piece 4,00,000
Dryer 250 kg (hot and cool) 1 piece 3,00,000
Auto Cutter (4 Nose) units 6 10,80,000
Hand gear cutter (units 5) 62,500
Scuping machine / separator / Brower/ vibrator 200 kg (hours) (cashew nuts to split) 1 piece 3,50,000
Piling machine (photari to extract) 1 Head 100 kg (hours) with grading 4,50,000
The total price of the machine 30,12,500
Number of employees (Men / Ladies) 50
Power Capacity 3 face
Unit of space 4000(sq.ft)
1 day earnings 25,500

3 ton cashew Unit capacity

Machinery Details Price
raw-grader 1 unit 1,20,000
Boiler units-2 x 640 kg 5,00,000
Dryer 500 kg Hot 2 Piece 5,50,000
Dryer 500 kg (hot and cool) 1 piece 3,25,000
Auto Cutter (4 Nose) units 9 16,20,000
Hand gear cutter (units 5) 62,500
Scuping machine / separator / Brower/ vibrator 200 kg (hours) (cashew nuts to split) 1 piece 7,00,000
Piling machine (photari to extract) 1 Head 100 kg (hours) with grading 4,50,000
The total price of the machine 43,27,500
Number of employees (Men / Ladies) 70
Power Capacity 3 face
Unit of space 5000(sq.ft)
1 day earnings 37,000

4 ton cashew Unit capacity

Machinery Details Price
raw-grader 1 unit 1,20,000
Boiler units-2 x 640 kg 5,00,000
Dryer 500 kg Hot 2 Piece 8,25,000
Dryer 500 kg (hot and cool) 1 piece 3,25,000
Auto Cutter (4 Nose) units 12 21,60,000
Hand gear cutter (units 8) 1,00,000
Scuping machine / separator / Brower/ vibrator 200 kg (hours) (cashew nuts to split) 1 piece 7,00,000
Piling machine (photari to extract) 1 Head 100 kg (hours) with grading 4,50,000
The total price of the machine 51,80,000
Number of employees (Men / Ladies) 85
Power Capacity 3 face
Unit of space 6500(sq.ft)
1 day earnings 50,000

Profit paid by the company per process

Capacity per kg 50 kg 100 kg 250 kg 500 kg 500 kg*
Profit per process(Rs) 500 1000 2500 5000 6500*

Expenses paid by the company per process.

No. of staff members 3 6 12 17 21
Labor charges paid by the company 540 1084 2160 3750 3780
Electricity charges paid by the company 20 40 100 200 200
Rent of the shed paid by the company 40 80 200 400 400
Stationary cost paid by the company 12 24 60 120 120

Profit paid by the company per process

Capacity per ton 1 ton 2 ton 3 ton 4 ton
Profit per process(Rs) 12,500 25,000 37,500 50000

Expenses paid by the company per process.

No. of staff members 27 41 58 79
Labor charges paid by the company 4860 7380 10,440 14,220
Electricity charges paid by the company 800 1200 2000 2400
Rent of the shed paid by the company 700 1000 1500 2000
Stationary cost paid by the company 300 400 600 900

Cashew Products

Cashew Nut Shell LiQuid

The liquid inside the shell represent 15% of the gross weight and has some attractive medicinal and industrial uses. The liquid is one of the natural resin that is highly heat resistant and is used in braking system and in paint manufacturing.

Raw Cashew Nuts

The Raw cashew nut is the main commercial product of the Cashew tree,though yields of cashew apple are eight to ten times the weight of the raw nuts

Cashew Kernels

It is estimated that 60% of cashew kernels are consumed in the form of snacks while the remaining 40% are included in confectionery.

Three main cashew products are traded on the international market; these are Nuts, Cashew Kernels and Cashew Nut Shell LiQuid (CNSL). A Fourth Product,the Cashew Apple is generally Processed and consumed locally.

Cashew Nut Processing manual – the Basics

Cashew Nut Processing Quality Control Process Cleanig, Roasting Coling Shellling, Drying, Peeling Grading and Packing
Quality Processing Stages Before Processing The Steps Hygiene Practices Grading Specified
  • Sun drying
  • Storage
  • Moisture test
  • Nut Count test
  • Nut
  • Out Turn
  • Cleaning
  • Roasting
  • Cooling
  • Shellin/Cutting
  • Drying
  • Peeling
  • Size
  • Shape
  • Color
  • Count
  • Vacuum
  • Packing

Before the market

Shelling/Cutting

Two people work togethe at each shelling machine

The first cuts the nuts and the second person opens them by a pin separating the kernel from the shell.Daily Production is about 30kg per team.

Drying.

The raw kernels are put in aluminumperforated trays and then put in an electric/steam drying machine for three hours at a constant temperature of 80 deg. C. The moisture content of the raw kernel is reduced from 7% to 3% to prevent natural deterioration.

Peeling

Manul peeling is done by gentle rubbing with fingers by use of special peeling knife; with this operation 10-12 kg of kernels can be peeled per day.

Grading and Packing

There are 27 specific grades of cashew nut kernels obtained from peeling.The major work is to select the kernels according to size,shape color and count.Once the kernels have been graded, and after going through final quality control; they are packed in pouches of 25lbs/11.34kg net weight. The pouches are vacuum-packed to extract air and carbon dioxide; then,nitrogen gas is injected in and the pouch is automatically sealed.The final process prevents the product deterioration and extends the storage/shelf life of the kernel up to 5 years if the pouch is not punctured.

Fully Automatic Cashew Processing Plant

  • 44v AC 15HP Power Required 3 Phase.
  • Minimum Capacity 300kg. Per hour Processing
  • Labor required 5 person.
  • Broken ratio < 5-10%.
  • Individual fully control of each Machine through VFD Panel Such as Speed control,timer, on/off Control.
  • Power protection through contactor
  • 85% whole nut Accuracy

Cashew Nut Peeling Machine

  • MAXIMUM Cashew Nut Broken Ratio 4% To 5%.
  • Peeling Ratio 85 to 90%.
  • Processing Capacity 80kg To 100 Kg Hour.
  • Powers Require 1.7k/w 230v Ac.
  • Weight 80Kg. Air pressure Requires 4-10 Kg.
  • Moisture Contens 4%.
  • Kernel Full Ratio 80 To 85% . Compact Design.
  • Trouble - free Operation
  • Corrosion Resistance . Excellent Finish.
  • High Peeling Efficiency Low Broker Ratio.
  • Works On Air Compressor Maintenance Free.

Boiler With Steam Cooker

  • OPERATING Raw Material- Wood,Cashew Shell, Cakes, Agro Waste
  • Capacity Start From 40 Kg. /60Kg./80Kg/160 Kg./320 Kg./640Kg. And Any Other Higher Capacity As Per Customer Requirements
  • Steam cooker With Single Or three Shell/Stage.
  • Easy To Operate And Handle.
  • With Basic Safety Measures.
  • Corrosion Resistance.
  • Abrasion Resistance Low Coast High Performance.

Rules

The rules to run the city smart Cashew Processing Unit

  • The delivery of the machine will be given within 30 to 45 days after the full payment of the machineries. After the company fixes the delivery date of the machine, the customer will have to deposit the amount for raw material as per the capacity of the Unit. No controversy will be allowed and no call will be attended within the time limit.
  • After the machinery reaches the Unit, technicians will attend the installation within 7 days and the machinery will start working after 7 more days. If there are complaints within these 15 days, they will be rectified. After this period, no complaints will be attended to.
  • Within 10 days of signing the MOU, contact the concerned officer and collect information about the neededelectricity and wiring and make fittings accordingly. The company will not take any responsibility about this. The customer will be responsible to make 10 X 10 micher room for 500 k to 4 tons.
  • It is compulsory for the owner of the machinery and the boiler operator to take training to start operating the machinery. The company will issue a certificate after the training and after that the machinery can be operated. The training will be given at your Unit.
  • For any personal problem or plant related issue, the owner should contact the City Group officer with whom the contract has been signed. The call timings will be from 10 am to 6pm. (Monday to Saturday).
  • The raw material will be delivered after 10 days of full payment for the same. The quantity of the raw material will not be less than the full capacity of the Unit. (Saturday, Sunday and public holidays will not be counted).
  • It is compulsory for the Unit owner to operate the manual hand gear cutter. 50 kg raw material should be cut on the hand gear cutter. If the hand gear cutter is not used by the Unit owner, the company will not be responsible for the loss. Auto cutter should be used only after 30 days.
  • The Unit owner should take 40% in the first month, 70% in the second month and 100% of the raw material in the third month for cutting. (The company will not be responsible for the loss due to cutting not matching the company’s standard).
  • The unit should be cleaned every day, the raw material should not be kept carelessly, and the operator should keep a daily written log of staff’s work. Complete details of raw/ finished material should be noted down daily. No material should be taken for cutting without weighing. The weight of skin and dust and finished product should be noted daily.
  • It is compulsory for the officer in–charge to note the daily work output in the log book. These details should be compulsorily informed daily on phone No. 93758 59221 between 11 am and 1 pm. If daily log is not received, the account for finished product will not be settled.
  • The ready product will be checked according to the bill number. The quality of the checked ready product will be given to you in a sheet. After that the payment will be transferred to your account.
  • Any job work of City Group will be given and taken in writing. No disputes will be accepted thereafter.

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