Baking Powder Production-Business Plan,Machinery Details,Uses

By | May 10, 2017

Baking Powder is a mixture of baking soda(Sodium Bicarbonate), cream of tartar (a dry acid), and sometimes cornstarch. These days, most of the baking powder sold is double acting which means that the first leavening occurs when baking powder gets wet, like when you combine the dry and wet ingredients in the recipe. The second leavening occurs when the baking powder is heated.

Baking Powder Production Business Plan

Baking Powder –

Baking powder production process is quite simple. Additionally, the unit demands simple machinery. With small infrastructure and low investment, any individual can start baking powder manufacturing business.

Baking Powder Market Potential

Baking powder has great demands in both the domestic and industrial consumptions. This is because of changing lifestyles and changing eating habits of the people. Additionally, this phenomenon is no more restricted to the urban areas but it is to other areas as well. Thus, the products have experienced a continuous increase in demand during last few years.

One of the major factors for the growth of the global baking powder market is the rapidly growing food and fast food markets. The increasing consumption of baked foods directly affects the performance of the global baking powder market. The food processing industry utilizes baking powder as a raising agent to impart fluffiness and lightness to products such as cakes, waffles, tarts, pastries, etc.

Uses Of Baking Powder

1.Remove Oil and Grease

2.Brighten Your Clothes

3.Whiten Your teeth

4.Deodorise the refrigerator

5.Absorb Toilet Odours, litter boxes and your dustbins.

6.Air Freshener

7.Simple Stain Remover

8.Floor Cleaner

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Baking Powder Production Business Compliance’s

Baking Powder Production Business Plan

For this business you will need to obtain different licenses and permissions. However, the specific requirements vary from state to state where you are going to start the business. The basic requirements are:

  • Register your business. For a small scale unit, you can start as proprietorship firm also.
  • Apply for the Trade License from the local Municipal Authority.
  • Open a Current Bank Account
  • Apply for MSME Udyog Aadhaar Registration
  • Additionally, apply for FSSAI license
  • Finally, you will need to obtain the BIS certification. BIS has specified quality standards vide
    IS 1159:1957 for Baking Powder.
  • Check the upcoming tax liabilities of your product.

Raw Materials

Baking Powder Production needs:

1.Sodium Bicarbonate

2.Edible Starch

3. Calcium Phosphate

4.Sodium Aluminum Sulphate.

These are easily available in the local market throughout the country. However, procure the material from the reliable suppliers. Because the quality of the product hugely depends on the quality of the raw materials that you use.

Baking Powder Production Formula

We are giving the mixing formula for your ready reference. But you must procure the technology from the authorized Govt. agencies before starting commercial production.

Sodium bicarbonate35% wts
Starch24% wts
Sodium aluminum sulphate29% wts
Acid Calcium Phosphate12 Kg

Baking Powder Production Process

The manufacturing process is easy and simple. It is advised to source the manufacturing technology from the Government research center. The Basic Step Includes :

1.Procure the various ingredients. Then
2.Dry the ingredients to bring down the moisture level before grinding.
3.Mix them in the required proportion and blend thoroughly

4.The final step is packaging which should be a moisture resistant packaging.
Generally, the baking powder comes in two different types of packing. These are Pouch Packaging and Container Packaging.

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Baking Powder Production Plant Setup & Machinery

In starting this business, you will need to secure a space for the unit operation. For a small scale unit, you must have at least 1000 Sq Ft of covered area. Because you must provide specific spaces for raw material storage, production, packaging, finished goods storage and administrative work. In addition, check the availability of electricity and water supply.

With some simple machinery, you can establish a semi-automatic plant. Some of the basic required machines are:

  • Micro pulveriser
  • Sifter
  • Double shaft mixer
  • Electrically operated oven
  • Weighing Scale
  • Packaging machine

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Quality Control

1.Each stage of production is checked to ensure the quality of each batch of baking powder.
2.Raw materials are subjected to various physical and chemical tests to determine if they meet determined specifications which includes characteristics that are tested include pH, appearance, and density.
3.The finished product is also tested(Especially Moisture Content). Typically, the particle size is checked as are the micro-biological characteristics of the powder.

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3 thoughts on “Baking Powder Production-Business Plan,Machinery Details,Uses

  1. Kyanjo fred

    Am Fred in Uganda so much interested in icing sugar,baking powder,manufacturing process

    1. Seemant Chauhan Post author

      Hey Fred, You can go through the machinery and all the other details from this article. For clearance and licenses, you should contact your concerned authority.

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