Project Report on Stevia Cultivation & Extraction
Stevia is a totally natural sweetener with no calories, suited for people who cannot tolerate sugar. Stevia is also useful for people who are conscious about calories in their food.
Stevia is the safest natural sweetener, and it can substitute cane sugar in various preparations and formulations. It has been used to treat many ailments including diabetes, high blood pressure, digestive disorders, addictions and several skin defects.
Stevia is alternatively named as rebaudiana (re-bau'dee-ah-nah). It is a member of the composites family. Stevia is originated from North Eastern Paraguay and widely distributed to USA, Brazil, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and South East Asia . This is commonly known as (aa-He-e (Sweet herb) in Japan and Korea and generally occurs on the edge of marshers or in grassland communities on soil with shallow water tables.
Stevia rebaudiana (Syn. Eupatoriun rebaudiana) belongs to the family Astera. It is diploid with chromosome number 2n-22. The plant is a slender perennial herb growing upto a height of 60 to 70 cm tall with sessile, oppositely arranted Ianceolate to obtanceolate leaves, serrated above the middle. The flowers are small, white and arranged in an irregular cyme. Stevia is a short day plant.
Contents of the Project Reports
Uses and Applications
Detailed Process of Manufacture
Process Flow Sheet Diagram, Plant Layout,
Cost Economics with Profitability Analysis
Land & Building Requirements with Rates
List & Details of Plant and Machinery with their Costs
Raw Materials Details/List and Costs
Power & Water Requirements
Utilities and Overheads
Total Capital Investment
Cost of Production
Break Even Point
Land Man Ratio
Suppliers of Plant & Machineries and Raw Materials
Cash Flow Statement
Projected Balance Sheet for 5 Years etc.
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