Although there are many flour milling plants in the market, but the high demand for various flours makes it still profitable to start flour milling business through setting up small scale or medium scale flour mill factory.
How to Start Flour Mill Factory
Many people are interested in starting flour mill business. However, they have no ideas about the detailed steps and perspective cost of flour mill factory setup. And they are also curious about how much money can a flour mill, like a small scale, make per year. Here, ABC Machinery offers the information you may be needed, like wheat flour mill business plan. (You may also like: Flour Mill Plant Cost >>)
Flour Milling Business Types
Generally, flour milling business has two types small scale or large scale. Choosing small scale or large scale should fully take your specific conditions into consideration. Here we will analyze the small scale flour mill and large scale flour mill plant for your consideration.
Flour Mill Machine for Small Business
Firstly, the small scale flour mill machinery requires small amount of money, but the profit margin is relatively small. It works greatly in two models, one is to charge a certain amount for milling grains, the other is to produce flour mill. So, small scale flour mill business is flexible, you can adjust your production based on the market needs. In addition, the whole operations are relatively easy and simple, so almost all the adult can use it.
Large Scale Flour Mill Plant
It is inevitable that large scale flour mill project requires heavy investment since the complicated flour milling process and advanced flour milling machinery. However, the profits are decent in most cases since there are large demand of wheat flour around the world, especially in some regions, such as India, Egypt, Algeria, Italy, Brazil, etc. Large scale flour mill plant can achieve automatic and continuous flour production, from raw materials to packaged flour.
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Cost of Setting up Flour Mill Factory
The cost for a flour mill factory varies a lot due to the different production capacity. If you are going to set up a small scale factory flour mill, the cost will be a much cheaper than medium scale or large scale flour mill plant. Setting up flour mill plant may require large amount, so if you doesn’t have enough money but won’t want miss the profitable endeavors, you can search helps of bank loans or just to find out a reliable partner who is also enthusiastic about the flour milling business.
Typically, the F6FC mini flour mill machine will cost $2,500 ~ $3,000. The M6FX mini flour mill factory will cost $3,500 ~ $5,000. However, for the large scale flour mill factory, the cost definitely high. For example, the large scale flour mill plant equiped with automatic wheat mill machinery may cost $19,000 ~ $1,448,000. But, this price is just for a references, the exact cos of the flour mill factory plant should based on the exact conditions and equipment selections!
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Custom-made Flour Mill Business Plan
- Get Financial Support
Any business will need financial support before starting. How much money is required to have the flour milling machine? Is it needed to take out loans or just put all your money into this business. For the estimate amount, it is better to have a better understanding about local market as well as global market of profit in flour mill business. (Read more: Get the Policy Loan for Your Business >>)
- Find Right Factory Location
A right factory location is very important for the flour milling business. The right factory location should have convenient transportation that is easily for the access of raw materials and delivery and shipping of final packed flour. After the location is decided, it it time to get out the covering area of the flour processing plant. In general, a complete flour mill plant layout should include the area for storage of raw materials, area for flour milling machines, area for flour packaging.
- Get Licence for Flour Milling
Getting the licence from the government or registering your factory in local administration is also important for the success of the flour milling business. It is the basic requirements for a flour milling factory to ensure every policy and flour production process are compliant with the local regulation and legislation.
- Purchase Flour Milling Machine
When above mentioned conditions are ready, it is time to think about how and where to get the flour milling machinery. The selection of flour milling machines are closely connected with the capacity, the investment cost, the flour milling process, the raw materials and more. Therefore, it can’t be done overnight. It needs to take time to choose the most reliable flour milling machinery supplier, which can help to avoid many unexpected problems in the installation and operation of the flour milling factory and lower the cost of machinery purchases. (Read more: Wheat Flour Machine Suppliers >>)
- Operator Training and Safety Education
For most flour mill factory, there should be have several operators or workers for flour production. The systematic training and safety education for the workers and operators are very important one the flour mill factory starts running. They not only should to have a good command of the equipment and machinery, but also need to know how to flour ingredients additions. Most four mill machinery supplier will offer the training plan and course for their customers to help them quickly enters the flour industry and avoid many typical operational mistakes.
- Make Marketing Strategy for flour Milling Business
How to make the final produced flour to the direct customers is also a hard task for flour milling factory investors. If the competition of local flour market is low, then don’t worry, the selling of final flour products will be very good. Some markets, such Nigeria, India, Pakistan, Uganda, Chile, Australia, Algeria, Ethiopia and more, are very hot for start flour milling business since the high demand and low competition. (Read more: Flour Mill Project Built by ABC Machinery >>)
When you are going to start flour mill business by setting up a flour mill factory, you can have a reference of the above mentioned tips and steps for a complete and viable flour milling business plan. ABC Machinery can offer custom-made flour mill business plan to easily get start flour milling business. If you still have many confusions, please just contact us for more detailed information, we have built many flour mill projects all over the world. We do believe, some of our experiences are what you want!
- Can oats be ground into flour? With a particle size of 40-50 mesh, what is the extraction rate?
Yes, oats can be ground into flour. The extraction rate may vary depending on the specific process and the customer's requirements. If the oats are steam-cooked and dried before grinding, or if they are directly ground without any additional processing, the resulting flour may have a coarse texture. If the quality requirements are not very high, the extraction rate can reach around 85%.
- Can one M6FC flour mill machine handle both wheat and rice?
Yes, the M6FC flour mill machine can process both wheat and rice. The particle sizes of wheat and rice are similar, so there is no need to adjust the parameters of the milling machine. Simply grind and sift to obtain the flour. For wheat, you can add a cleaning device, but it is not necessary for rice. You can directly feed the rice into the storage hopper for grinding.