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A Business Plan for FREEZE DRIED FRUIT and VEGETABLES Dry Banana Mango Custard Apple Beetroot Sapota Dragon Fruit Jamun and Green Peas

Capacity 0 Plant and Machinery cost 95.00 Lakhs
Working Capital 0.00 Rate of Return (ROR) 25.00 %
Break Even Point (BEP) 60.00 % TCI 0.00 Lakhs
Cost of Project 200.00Lakhs


In the sublimation process of freeze-drying, sometimes referred to as lyophilization, water molecules in a solid phase are instantly changed into vapour molecules. Lyophilization is the most intricate and costly type of dehydration, hence it is typically only used with high-value materials that are delicate and heat-sensitive.

A relatively new technique for food preservation is freeze drying. It entails freezing the food, followed by virtually complete moisture removal in a vacuum chamber and airtight container sealing. Foods that have been freeze-dried are simple to transport at room temperature, can be kept for a long time, and require little preparation to eat. Once processed, freeze-dried food has a very similar appearance and flavour to the authentic natural products.

The benefits of freeze-dried food are numerous. The meal is incredibly light because up to 98 percent of the water content has been eliminated, which considerably lowers the cost of shipping. Due to the necessity of carrying food, this makes it a favourite among boaters and hikers. Costs for storage and shipment are significantly lower because it doesn't need to be refrigerated.


Application of Freeze Dried Vegetables

There are many uses for freeze-dried veggies, including pasta recipes, vegetable dips and sauces, instant soups, appetisers, and salad dressings. Vegetable purees created from freeze-dried veggies have a fantastic flavour and are frequently used in recipes without affecting their quality. Vegetable powders that have been freeze-dried can also be utilised in numerous cuisines.


Application of Freeze Dried Fruits

Breakfast cereals, confections, bakery mixes, ice cream, snack mixes, pastries, and many more products frequently use freeze-dried fruits. Additionally, freeze-dried fruit purees are a common flavouring ingredient in mixes.


Advantages of freeze-drying

Use freeze-dried substances in your subsequent application to take advantage of these particular advantages.


1.   Whole Food Nutrition

More individuals are seeking nourishment from authentic, high-quality food sources with clear labelling as a result of changing consumer values. Freeze-dried foods can contain clean components that are devoid of synthetic, artificial, and highly processed materials because they are only minimally processed.


2.   Closest to the Fresh Form

The customer preference for nutrition from whole foods is further supported by the fact that freeze-drying retains nutritional content better than other drying techniques. Additionally, the method maintains the original raw materials colour and shape, guaranteeing consumers that the fruits and vegetables they are consuming are in fact real.


3.   Customization

The capacity to tailor freeze-drying to specific demands and project objectives is another benefit. From whole fruits and vegetables to fine powders, freeze-dried items can be sliced or ground into a wide variety of sizes and forms. The finished product can be simply incorporated into any blend or composition to create a flavour profile that is exclusively yours.


4.   Application Variety

Food processors provide the flexibility and blending power to add real fruits and vegetables to a wide range of applications. Breakfast applications like hot and cold cereals, retail-ready or ready-to-eat snacks, and beverage applications like smoothies or entire fruit pieces added to beverages are all expanding categories of freeze-dried application.


5.   Prolonged Shelf Life

Any particular product's moisture content has a direct impact on its shelf life. By using the freeze-drying method to remove water, bacterial development is prevented. Although moisture content varies from product to product, freeze-dried goods typically have a moisture level of roughly 3%.


Indian Market

The accessories and equipment, technology, and size of operation market segments in India are used. The market is divided into vacuum systems, loading and unloading, controlling and monitoring systems, manifolds, clean in place systems, drying chambers, and others based on accessories and equipment.

The market for freeze drying in India is predicted to expand at a CAGR of 8.6% during the forecast period. The country's need for quick-to-prepare foods has increased as a result of modern lifestyle adoption and poor work-life balance. Tertiary processed food, often known as convenience food, is food that has been professionally prepared to facilitate simple consumption.


Global Market

For the market for freeze-dried fruits and vegetables, Asia Pacific is a key growing region. The Asia Pacific market is expected to generate more than USD 15 billion in sales by the end of the forecast years due to factors such as a large population, rising disposable income, and the penetration of various retail formats.

By 2025, the market for freeze-dried fruits and vegetables is anticipated to reach more than USD 60 billion. The rise in popularity of packaged foods will play a significant role in the expansion of the market for freeze-dried fruits and vegetables. The ingredient is widely used to make a variety of packaged foods, including soups, drinks, ready-to-eat meals, etc. The product's benefits over fresh fruits and vegetables will boost industry expansion in the years ahead.

Industry Major Market Players:

·         ITC Limited (India)

·         Kambly SA

·         vMondelez International

·         PepsiCo

·         The Kraft Heinz Company

·         Annie's Homegrown Inc.

·         Parle Products Pvt. Ltd. (India)

·         Patanjali Ayurved (India)

·         Britannia (India)

·         Kellogg Co

·         Pladis global

·         Walkers Shortbread Ltd

·         Lotus Bakeries NV

·         Nestle SA

·         Burton’s Foods Ltd.

Cost Estimation:


Freeze Dried Raw Banana:                        19 Kgs per day

Freeze Dried Mango:                                  19 Kgs per day

Freeze Dried Custard Apple:                     19 Kgs per day

Freeze Dried Beetroot:                              19 Kgs per day

Freeze Dried Sapota:                                 18.5 Kgs per day

Freeze Dried Dragon Fruit:                       18.5 Kgs per day

Freeze Dried Jamun:                                 18.5 Kgs per day

Freeze Dried Green Peas:                          18.5 Kgs per day



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·         Uses & Applications


Ø  Market Study and Assessment

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  •    Plant Economics

  •    Production Schedule

  •    Land & Building

            Factory Land & Building

            Site Development Expenses

  •    Plant & Machinery

             Indigenous Machineries

            Other Machineries (Miscellaneous, Laboratory etc.)

  •    Other Fixed Assets

            Furniture & Fixtures

            Pre-operative and Preliminary Expenses

            Technical Knowhow

            Provision of Contingencies

  •   Working Capital Requirement Per Month

             Raw Material

            Packing Material

            Lab & ETP Chemical Cost

           Consumable Store

  •   Overheads Required Per Month And Per Annum

         Utilities & Overheads (Power, Water and Fuel Expenses etc.)

             Royalty and Other Charges

            Selling and Distribution Expenses

  •    Salary and Wages

  •    Turnover Per Annum

  •   Share Capital

            Equity Capital

            Preference Share Capital


  •    Annexure 1:: Cost of Project and Means of Finance

  •    Annexure 2::  Profitability and Net Cash Accruals


                Expenses/Cost of Products/Services/Items

                Gross Profit

                Financial Charges     

                Total Cost of Sales

                Net Profit After Taxes

                Net Cash Accruals

  •   Annexure 3 :: Assessment of Working Capital requirements

                Current Assets

                Gross Working. Capital

                Current Liabilities

                Net Working Capital

                Working Note for Calculation of Work-in-process

  •    Annexure 4 :: Sources and Disposition of Funds

  •    Annexure 5 :: Projected Balance Sheets

                ROI (Average of Fixed Assets)

                RONW (Average of Share Capital)

                ROI (Average of Total Assets)

  •    Annexure 6 :: Profitability ratios


                Earnings Per Share (EPS)


             Debt Equity Ratio

        Annexure 7   :: Break-Even Analysis

                Variable Cost & Expenses

                Semi-Var./Semi-Fixed Exp.

                Profit Volume Ratio (PVR)

                Fixed Expenses / Cost 


  •   Annexure 8 to 11:: Sensitivity Analysis-Price/Volume

            Resultant N.P.B.T

            Resultant D.S.C.R

   Resultant PV Ratio

   Resultant DER

  Resultant ROI

          Resultant BEP

  •    Annexure 12 :: Shareholding Pattern and Stake Status

        Equity Capital

        Preference Share Capital

  •   Annexure 13 :: Quantitative Details-Output/Sales/Stocks

        Determined Capacity P.A of Products/Services

        Achievable Efficiency/Yield % of Products/Services/Items 

        Net Usable Load/Capacity of Products/Services/Items   

       Expected Sales/ Revenue/ Income of Products/ Services/ Items   

  •    Annexure 14 :: Product wise domestic Sales Realisation

  •    Annexure 15 :: Total Raw Material Cost

  •    Annexure 16 :: Raw Material Cost per unit

  •    Annexure 17 :: Total Lab & ETP Chemical Cost

  •    Annexure 18  :: Consumables, Store etc.,

  •    Annexure 19  :: Packing Material Cost

  •    Annexure 20  :: Packing Material Cost Per Unit

  •    Annexure 21 :: Employees Expenses

  •    Annexure 22 :: Fuel Expenses

  •    Annexure 23 :: Power/Electricity Expenses

  •    Annexure 24 :: Royalty & Other Charges

  •    Annexure 25 :: Repairs & Maintenance Exp.

  •    Annexure 26 :: Other Mfg. Expenses

  •    Annexure 27 :: Administration Expenses

  •    Annexure 28 :: Selling Expenses

  •    Annexure 29 :: Depreciation Charges – as per Books (Total)

  •   Annexure 30   :: Depreciation Charges – as per Books (P & M)

  •   Annexure 31   :: Depreciation Charges - As per IT Act WDV (Total)

  •   Annexure 32   :: Depreciation Charges - As per IT Act WDV (P & M)

  •   Annexure 33   :: Interest and Repayment - Term Loans

  •   Annexure 34   :: Tax on Profits

  •   Annexure 35   ::Projected Pay-Back Period And IRR