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The Manual Screw Press for Small-Scale Oil Extraction

By Kathryn Potts,Keith Machell
ISBN: 9781853391989
Manual oil extraction from peanuts or other soft oil-seeds can be a viable enterprise for small businesses. This book describes small-scale processes of oil-extraction for possible use in rural areas, as well as ways to market and distribute the oilcake.

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  • Synopsis
    Manual oil extraction from peanuts or other soft oil-seeds can be a viable enterprise for small businesses. This book describes small-scale processes of oil-extraction for possible use in rural areas, as well as ways to market and distribute the oilcake.
  • Table of Contents
    1 INTRODUCTION 1
    Is there a local demand for edible oil? 1
    Raw materials 2
    Why manual processing? 3
    Opportunities and benefits 3
    Risks 5
    The organization of the enterprise 6
    What is needed to start? 7
    Sources of further information 7
    2 WHAT IS NEEDED? 12
    Building 12
    Design of production unit 13
    Equipment 14
    Labour requirements 14
    Production management 16
    OIL EXTRACTION, STEP BY STEP
    Safety
    Hygiene
    Raw material requirements
    Storage of oilseeds
    Decortication/shelling
    Grading
    Crushing
    Addition of water
    Heating
    Filling the press
    Pressing
    Removal of oilcake
    Measuring the oil
    Filtering the oil
    Step 13 Heating the oil 39
    Step 14 Storage of the oil 40
    Step 15 Storage of oilcake 41
    Step 16 Selling the oil 42
    Step 17 Marketing the oilcake 44
    Step 18 Maintenance of the oil press 45
    APPENDIX 1 Basic records required 50
    APPENDIX 2 Financial considerations 52
    Profit and loss 53
    Is profit sufficient? 57
    Is it a good investment? 58
    APPENDIX 3 Crushing with the aid of a roller mill 60
  • Details
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    Author Kathryn Potts,Keith Machell
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    Number of Pages 72
    Format Paperback / softback
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