Manufacturing

Peanut Milk : a non-dairy beverage created using peanuts and water

Written by SULEIMAN SULEIMAN

Tell us a few words about the founders and how the idea came

My founders have 2 years experience in operation management from Dhow and Jeep Tours. And In-house Dietitian has 1-year experience of cooking children foods for nursery. The idea came after learning from World Health Organization using Therapeutic Food to treat made from peanuts to treat malnutrition.

Your products and services 

Peanut milk is a non-dairy beverage created using peanuts and water. Recipe variations include salt, sweeteners, and grains. It does not contain any lactose and is therefore suitable for people with lactose intolerance and biomass briquettes are biofuel substitute to coal and charcoal, made using shells of peanuts used as cooking fuel. 

Your success factors 

First , Financials in a month will make my business successful such as Monthly expenses US$ 800, Break- Even Volume 10,500 and Break- Even Revenue US$ 5250.
Second , Operation costs in a month will make my business success such as Fixed costs US $3360 and Variable costs US $5976
Third, Government policies encourage more investments as right now Tanzania is moving to the industrial economy many issues such as getting free land to construct factory and others give relief to business owners.

Your factors differentiating and disruptive compared to the existing 

First, New competition, power of buyers to my new products such as briquettes and peanut milk will make them choose substitute products if my price is higher.
Second , there is no similar product on the market hence many customers will need strong marketing to believe in my products.

Your business model 

I am going to make money by selling peanut milk boxes directly to Kindergartens and Biomass briquettes to households.

A few words about your competitors

My main competitors are ASAS DAIRIES LTD receive raw milk from their farms and other suppliers, processing it into various milk products including fresh milk and AZAM Dairy Products who received milk powders from their partners and process into milk.

 

 

About the author

SULEIMAN SULEIMAN

Accountant Highway Hardware

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