(peanuts, rapeseeds, sesame, copra, cottonseeds, hazelnut, linseed, oil palm kernel, pumpkin seed, sun flower seeds, walnuts).
350*60*316.5mm, fits in A4 envelope(2.18 kg / less than 5 pounds)
Economic Benefit Analysis of AGICO Hand-crank Oil Press in Zambia in 2010All the data from FAQs were received indicating various costs by using AGICO Hand-crank Oil Press such as:
|Sunflower Seed||Sunflower Oil||Oil Cake||Labour Cost||Exchange rate|
|ZMK 480 / kg||ZMK 4.300 / kg||ZMK 335 / kg||ZMK 3.500 / day||ZMK 900 / US$|
|A working day consists of 6 hours pressing and 2 hours light work like sifting seed and decanting oil.|
The hand-crank home oil press delivers 1.2 kg oil/hour.
In the following economic analysis it will be assumed that the lady will sell her oil and oil cake at a 10% discount at home.Thus ZMK 3.870/kg sunflower oil and ZMK 300/kg oil cake. Lampoil is estimated at ZMK 4,000/litre.
Income, Expenditure and Profit for Seed Oil Pressing in Zambia
|7.2 kg oil – 0.3 kg sludge = 6.9 kg oil x ZMK 3,870/kg oil||ZMK||26,703|
|14.8 kg Oil cake at ZMK 300/kg, 14.8 x ZMK 300/kg||ZMK||4,440|
|Total income per working day||ZMK||31,143|
|22 kg sunflower seed xZMK 480/kg||ZMK||10,560|
|Wage of one labourer at ZMK 3,500/day||ZMK||3,500|
|Lamp oil 40 ml/day, 40/1000 x ZMK 4,000/litre||ZMK||160|
|Detergent for bottle cleaning||ZMK||250|
|Unforeseen 5% or 0.05 x ZMK 15,850||ZMK||800|
|Depreciation of investment: 6.9 kg oil x ZMK 180/litre oil||ZMK||1,380|
|Total expenditure per working day||ZMK||16,665|
|Profit Per Working Day|
|Profit per working day is ZMK 31,143 - ZMK 16,650||ZMK||284|
|Profit/kg oil is ZMK 14,493 : 6.9 kg oil||ZMK||2,100|
|Profit (Value added) per kilogram seed ZMK 14,493 : 22 kg||ZMK||658|
AGICO hand-crank oil press can be repaid at least within one month and credit for such a short period may not be a problem. A more up to date analysis can be made by inserting the most recent prices within this analysis.The total investment of US$ 100, at ZMK 900/US$, could be repaid within US$ 100: ( ZMK 14,493 : ZMK 900/US$) = 6 to 8 working days under Zambian conditions.
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