BOTTLING OF SUGARCANE JUICE

 

1.

Function

:

To preserve the sugarcane juice in bottles

2.

Specification

:

 

 

(a) Overall dimension

:

---

 

(b) Capacity

 :

Depending on the production capacity

 

(c) Power required

 

Depending on the production capacity

3.

General Information

:

A technology has been developed for preserving the sugarcane juice in bottles for a period up to six months.  The process of preserving the sugarcane juice involves peeling, crushing, filtration, pasteurization and bottling.  Sodium Benzoate @ 125 ppm is added as preservative. The bottled juice can be stored without any loss in the quality and flavour for six months at room temperature. The cost involved for the production of one bottle (200 ml) of juice is Rs.1.50.  Consumer acceptability of the preserved juice was evaluated and found to be 98 per cent.

 

4.

Cost of the unit

:

Rs. 2 lakhs investment for a minimum capacity

5.

Cost of operation

:

Rs. 1.50 per bottle of 200 ml.

6.

Salient features

:

  • Sugarcane juice can be stored for a period upto 6 months.

  • Suitable for venture through cottage industry.

 

HOME NEXT BACK