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Technical and economic study of plantain food products.

Paul Okoroafor Ogazi

Technical and economic study of plantain food products.

by Paul Okoroafor Ogazi

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Published by University of Aston. Interdisciplinary Higher Degrees Scheme in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (PhD) - University of Aston in Birmingham, 1982.

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Open LibraryOL13775541M

Plantain seeds have been grown for centuries. American Indians used Plantain to treat many types of ailments and wounds. The plant is easily grown from Plantain herb seeds.   The fertile soils allow the plantains to grow well. The National Government of Cameroon provides readily available materials and tools needed in the planting of plantains to motivate farmers. Ghana. Ghana is the world's second largest plantain producer. Plantains are a staple food in Ghana but are also majorly exported.

  If an industrial economy produces no food, its expansion will increase the demand for food, raise the price of food relative to industrial goods, and so reduce profits (Timmer, ). According to these authors, the record economic growth experienced by many SSA countries. Industrially, plantain fruit serves as composite in the making of baby food (‘Babena’ and “soyamusa’), bread, biscuit and others (Ogazi, ,Akyeampong, ). The fruits are produced all year around, the, major harvest comes in the dry season (November to February), when most other starchy staples are unavailable or difficult to harvest.

  Banana has several economic values as human food or animal feed very limited scientific information exists on processing of cooking banana including plantains. This study was, therefore, initiated to determine the physicochemical properties of four improved cooking type banana varieties and evaluation of their suitability for boiling and. PLANTAIN FARMING BUSINESS PLAN/ FEASIBILITY STUDY ON 1 ACRES 3 years production plan. Unlike starting other tree farms, starting a plantain farm and growing plantain are easier and less complicated. Although growing plantain still require ones attention, the level of skill required is not as intensive as other trees.


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Technical and economic study of plantain food products by Paul Okoroafor Ogazi Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book provides a creative description of different forms of innovations that can generates socio economic benefits along the value chain of the commodity. tion of plantain foods. With a population of over million people and an estimated national population growth rate of % per annum,an average economic growth rate of % per annum in the past five {5} years, Nigeria has a large market for plantain chips.

Children, teenagers, young and old people alike are the target market of the Plantain Chips. Plantain (Musa spp.) occupies Technical and economic study of plantain food products.

book strategic position for rapid food production in Nigeria. It is ranked third among starchy staples. The country's output doubled in the last 20 years. Nevertheless, organoleptic aspects contribute to rejecting more than 20% of the plantain production generating environmental problems.

Therefore, this study aims to perform the techno-economic analysis of the bioethanol and plantain flour production using unripe plantain as raw material. For this, different scenarios were proposed and by: 2.

The aims of this study were to determine direct input energy, indirect energy and other energy use indices in plantain production in a group of plantain plantations of a research farm in Nigeria.

The study also estimated the economic indices of plantain production and energy potentials of plantain by-products. Materials and methodsCited by: 5.

One of the food crops grown in Nigeria is plantain. Plantain is among the foremost sources of carbohydrates in humid tropical Africa and contained 35% CHO, to % fat, % protein, and % ash.

In terms of gross value of production, plantain is one of the most important fruit in developing world. A technical feasibility study is an excellent tool for both troubleshooting and long-term planning.

It can serve as a flowchart of how your products and services evolve and move through your business to physically reach your market. INTRODUCTION. As starchy foods, plantains and bananas (Musa sp.) are important sources of high-calorie energy in the entire West African sub-region (Stover and Simmonds, ).They are also of great socio-economic importance in the producing countries.

Nearly 90% of the total plantain and banana produced worldwide (63 million tonnes) are. (FAO, ). In view of the significant contributions of plantain to the economic development and food security of both rural and urban households in Nigeria, it is imperative to understand the network, linkages, flow, volume and value added among actors in the Plantain.

Ministry of Industry 1/2/ Summary Feasibility Studies for Selected Sub sectors. 50 ACRES Plantain Farming Business Plan / Feasibility Study – It is important to write out your business plan, before venturing into plantain farming.

This is the hallmark of a serious and successful entrepreneur. Your business plan should capture your vision and mission statements, your marketing strategies, market analysis, financial projections, funding etc.

PLANTAIN FARMING BUSINESS PLAN/ FEASIBILITY STUDY ON 50 ACRES 3 years production plan. THIS BUSINESS PLAN IS REGULARLY UPDATED AND CAN ALSO BE USED FOR BANK LOANS, GRANTS, PROPOSAL FOR COMPETITIONS ETC.

Plantain Farming Business Plan / Feasibility Study – It is important to write out your business plan, before venturing into plantain. sustainable production of plantain and banana is critical to food security, rural income and employment generation, and economic growth in any given agro-economy.

It is very obvious that the yield per hectare in plantain production took a down-ward trend for almost a decade (FAO, ). For instance, the trend of plantain. Home | Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My library. TABLE OF CONTENT FOR PLANTAIN FARMING FEASIBILITY STUDY BUSINESS PLAN IN NIGERIA. Executive Summary Keys to Success Products Market Financial Considerations Objectives Mission. Company Summary. Products. Market Analysis Summary Market Segmentation Target Market Segment Strategy.

Technical economies of scale: Large-scale businesses can afford to invest in expensive and specialist capital machinery. For example, a supermarket chain such as Tesco or Sainsbury's can invest in technology that improves stock control. It might not, however, be viable or cost-efficient for a small corner shop to buy this technology.

Plantain is a staple food in many African and Asian countries yet it is underutilized and experiences huge post-harvest losses annually. This study attempts to increase plantain utilization through processing into more shelf stable products.

Cooking bananas are banana cultivars in the genus Musa whose fruits are generally used in cooking Plantain plantation in nigeria pdf. They may be eaten ripe or unripe and are generally starchy.

Many cooking bananas are referred to as plantains (/ ˈ p l æ n t ɪ n / US: / p l æ n ˈ t eɪ n /, UK: / ˈ p l ɑː n t ɪ n /) or green bananas, although not all of them are true plantains. in more humid regions, plantain is a delicacy and favored snack for people even in other ecologies. A growing industry, mainly plantain chips, is believed to be responsible for the high demand being experienced now in the country.

This study reviews the trend of plantain production, its problems and prospects in Nigeria in the last two decades. Socio-economic and Gender Analysis 17 Identification of Potential Projects 20 Checklist 21 Case Study A Example of Project Identification in a Fishing Community 22 4 Project Design Logical Framework 38 Work Plans 45 Case Study B Example of Project Design in a Fishing Community   The importance of plantain, which contains more starch than banana and can be eaten both in the ripe, and unripe state, cooked, fried or roasted, lies in its being the cheapest source of starch (energy) and having the least cost of production among food crops in terms of per hectare/kilogramme and per calories (Ngeze and Gathumbi, ; Johnston, ).

According to technical analysis, the price of stock depends on demand and supply in the market place. It has little correlation with the intrinsic value. All financial data and market information of a given stock is already reflected in its market price.

Technical analysts have developed tools and techniques to study past patterns and predict.