Technical characteristics of the technology :
Steam parboiler for paddy rice; processing capacity: 180 kg; yield: 100% parboiled paddy rice; pre-cooking time: 45 min; loss rate: 0%; number of operators: 2 persons; construction materials: galvanized sheet metal and ordinary steel.
Economic characteristics of the technology
- Acquisition cost :
The indicative cost of the equipment is 300.000 FCFA with an amortization period of four (04) years.
- Economic profitability :
- Comparative advantage :
- High processing capacity (360-720 kg) of parboiled rice/day; low hulling shattering rate (<15%), no scorched grains, attractive parboiled rice appearance;
- Clean parboiled rice without black spots and foreign bodies, attractive color.
Limits of the technology :
Rust attack due to contact with water.