Improved steam cooker (CUVE Ablo)


Problem that technology is supposed to solve :

traditional technology cooks six times less ablo. And the fire causes problems of heat and burns.

Technical characteristics of the technology :

- Capacity: cooking 270 to 300 ablo pellets (about 45 g each) per treatment

- Cooking time: 20 minutes

- Amount of water for steaming: 7 liters

- Quantity of wood: 8 to 10 kg

Field of application

- Post-harvesting of corn 

- Materials of construction: ordinary steel and stainless steel;

- Number of operators: 2 persons.

Economic characteristics of the technology

- Acquisition cost :

The indicative cost of the equipment is 500.000 FCFA with an amortization period of at least ten (10) years.

- Economic profitability :

- Comparative advantage :

Large production capacity per session (300 pellets); Saving of time and speed of service of the customers; Amortization period of at least ten (10) years against three (03) years for the traditional cooker.

Limits of the technology :


Technical sheet