How to Start Potato Powder Manufacturing Plant

Potato powder manufacturing project can be initiated where the principal raw material, the potato is easily available. The protection of foodstuffs from spoilage by molds and bacteria is a major concern of the food technologist.

It is estimated that about 25% of the potatoes, which are spoiled due to several reasons, maybe saved by processing and preservation of potato powder manufacturing. The most suitable varieties of potatoes are Kufri Chipsona, Kufri Jyoti, and Chandramukhi for powder processing and manufacturing.

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Is Potato Powder Making Business Profitable?

Potatoes can be consumed in varied forms. In fact, it is only a vegetable that can easily be combined with any other food item including other vegetables, cereals, pulses, meat, and poultry.

Potato is one of the important tuber vegetables. And people consume it throughout the year. The potato tubers vary in size, shape, color, depth of eyes, etc. which are important characteristics.

In India potato is largely cultivated. So it is a good idea to make potato powder from the raw potato. That is why we have to say that the potato powder manufacturing project is a good opportunity for a new startup entrepreneur with comparatively low capital investment.

Potato Powder Uses in India

Generally, fast food makers use potato powder widely. Increasingly, it is being used in a variety of food preparations like snack foods, soups, curries, and other dishes as a thickening agent.

Apart from households, hotels, restaurants, cafes, resorts, caterers use potato powder on a daily basis. So, packaged potato powder has an increasing demand in our country.

Machinery Required For Potato Powder Manufacturing:

  1. Potato Peeling Machine
  2. Slicing Machine
  3. Dryer
  4. Pulveriser
  5. Sealing Machine
  6. Steam Boiler
  7. Electronic Weighing Scale

Potato Powder Manufacturing Sample Project Cost:

Plant Capacity: 500 kgs/day Working Capital: Rupees 4 Lakhs
 Plant & Machinery: Rupees 7 Lakhs Return: 53.00%
Total Capital Investment: Rupees 20 Lakhs Break-Even: 47.00%

Where to Buy Potato Making Machine

Visit the nearest wholesale machine dealer and talk to them about any supplier who sells potato making machinery and equipment. You can also search the internet and find suppliers online. Online marketplaces like Indiamart, Trade India, are excellent places to find potato making machines.

Potato Powder Export from India

The USA imports the largest amount of Potato Powder from India. In fact, India exports half of the total volume of potato powder to the USA. Other importing countries are Germany, Thailand, UAE, UK, Brazil, Japan, Pakistan, Australia, France, the Russian Federation, Nepal, Malaysia, Mexico, and New Zealand.