TECHNOLOGY PROFILE

    CASSAVA CHOCO COOKIES WITH OATS

    About the Product

    Cassava choko cookies are healthy bakery products developed by Philippine Root Crops & Training Center (PhilRootctops). Its raw ingredients are made of dried cassava grates with health attributes like low glycemic index, glutten-free, high in dietary fibers and minerals. Another raw material for this product is its chocolate and oats which add up flavor to the product. The product is made of dried cassava grates.

    Health Benefits

    • Helps you lose weight
    • Good for your digestive system
    • Prevents cancer
    • Good for the eyes
    • Strengthens immunity
    • Boosts energy and improves brain function
    • Beneficial for nerve health
    • Maintains health muscles
    • Lowers blood pressure
    • Makes you less prone to diseases

    Financial Benefits

    Monthly output 

    (Approx. 360 packs/day) P 7,920.00

    Total Cost (Year 1): P 1,955,369.00

    Cost per pack: P 20.57 (Including other expenses)

    Payback Period : 1.9 years

    Interest Rate: 12%

    NPV: P 1,124,988.00

    IRR: 41%

     

    BANANA CHIPS

    About the Product

    Banana Chips are slices of unripe cardava bananas that are deep fried or dehydrated to become crispy, coated with sugar, salt or spices. It is a healthy snack which is an alternative to potato.

    Health Benefits

    • Rich in  Fiber
    • Rich in  Potassium
    • Vitamin C
    • Carbohydrates
    • Digestability
    • Good for our heart
    • Good for your skin
    • Helps you fight cancer
    • Helps stomach pain, heartburn and cramp

    Financial Benefits

    Monthly output 

    (P 2,200.00) @ 100 grams/pack

    Total Cost (Year 1): P 925,428.60

    Cost per pack: P 35.05 (Including other expenses)

    Payback Period : 1.8 years

    Interest Rate (assumed): 12%

    NPV: P 833,735.00

    IRR: 48%

    TAKUDO CHIPS

    About the Product

    Takudo Chips are slices of Takudo that are deep fried or dehydrated to become crispy, coated with sugar, salt or spices. This is an alternative to potato chips.

    Taro root is a starchy root of vegetable originally cultivated in Asia but is now also being enjoyed around the world.

    Health Benefits

    • Rich in Fiber and other important nutrients
    • May help control blood sugar
    • May reduce your risk of heart disease
    • May offer anticancer properties
    • May help you lose weight
    • Good for your gut

    Financial Benefits

    Monthly output 

    (P 2,200.00) @ 100 grams/pack

    Total Cost (Year 1): P 925,428.60

    Cost per pack: P 35.05 (Including other expenses)

    Payback Period : 1.8 years

    Interest Rate: 12%

    NPV: P 833,735.00

    IRR: 48%

    VACUUM-FRIED JACKFRUIT

    About the Product

    • Vacuum-fried jackfruit is a sweet crunchy snack rich in energy, dietary fiber, vitamins and antioxidants.
    • It is processed without artificial preservatives that can compromise your health.
    • Every bite comes with real jackfruit goodness!

    Health Benefits

    • Helps with blood sugar management
    • Antioxidants
    • Reduce the risk of viral infections
    • Prevent skin problems
    • Reduce risk of heart disease
    • Vacuum-fried jackruit is not only nutritious and delicious
    • it is also safer compared to other dried fruit products because it is free from sulfite preservatives,
    • which may trigger allergic reactions in some consumer.

    VACUUM FRIED SWEETPOTATO

    About the Product

    Sweet fermented beverage from a newly developed purplish-white variety of taro and black rice, Arabon.

    A "dessert wine" that is rich in anthocyanin, a natural antioxidant. So, health conscious people should not miss Tarroz with an indigenous Balinese microbial state that is used in fermentation.

    The sweet alcoholic pure extract will surely clinch the thirst of those with strong passion for good wine.

    Health Benefits

    • Support Digestive Health
    • They keep your heart healthy
    • They help stabilize blood sugar
    • Immunity Booster
    • Good for the eyes
    • Can help manage diabetes
    • Can help ease stress and anxiety
    • Boost fertility
    • Can help fight cancer
    • Contain anti-inflammatory activity
    • Can help guard against ulcers

    Financial Benefits

    Monthly output 

    (P 4,400.00) @ 100 grams/pack

    Total Cost (Year 1): P 2,576,781.60

    Cost per pack: P 48.80 (Including other expenses)

    Payback Period :  2.4 years

    Interest Rate: 12%

    NPV: P 902,068.00

    IRR: 33%

    PURE EXTRACT TARROZ (Taro-Rice Sweet Wine)

    About the Product

    Takudo Chips are slices of Takudo that are deep fried or dehydrated to become crispy, coated with sugar, salt or spices. This is an alternative to potato chips.

    Taro root is a starchy root of vegetable originally cultivated in Asia but is now also being enjoyed around the world.

    Health Benefits

    • Rich in  Vitamin C
    • Protects us from immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular diseases and eye and skin problems
    • Rich in  Vitamin E which prevents neurological diseases and diabetes
    • Vitamin B6
    • Phosporous
    • Iron
    • This sweet wine made mainly from Taro Rice is rich in anthocyanin-a natural antioxidant.

    Financial Analysis

    Price ranges: P130.00-2,500.00 (750ml)

    Taro Wine P 395.00

    The alcohol content of red wines ranges from 9%-14% alcohol by volume

    Taro wine 6 to 13%

    (OSF1:6-7%  OSF2: 10%  TSF:13%)

    Taro wine is LOCALLY MADE!

    CASSAVA CHOCO COOKIES 

    About the Product

    Cassava choko cookies are healthy bakery products developed by Philippine Root Crops & Training Center (PhilRootctops). Its raw ingredients are made of dried cassava grates with health attributes like low glycemic index, glutten-free, high in dietary fibers and minerals. Another raw material for this product is its chocolate and oats which add up flavor to the product. The product is made of dried cassava grates.

    Health Benefits

    • Helps you lose weight
    • Good for your digestive system
    • Prevents cancer
    • Good for the eyes
    • Strengthens immunity
    • Boosts energy and improves brain function
    • Beneficial for nerve health
    • Maintains health muscles
    • Lowers blood pressure
    • Makes you less prone to disease

    Financial Benefits

    Monthly output 

    (P 240.00 packs/day) P 5,280.00

    Total Cost (Year 1): P 1,470,577.05

    Cost per pack: P 23.21 (Including other expenses)

    Payback Period : 2 years

    Interest Rate: 12%

    NPV: P 778,533.00

    IRR: 41%

    CASSAVA MACAROONS

    About the Product

    A delicious baked product from cassava grates and a glutten-free snack. Its texture is crunchy on the outside and chewy in the middle. It taste like the usual sweet macaroons.

    Health Benefits

    • Good for your digestive system
    • Prevents cancer
    • Good for the eyes
    • Strengthens immunity
    • Boosts energy and improves brain function
    • Beneficial for nerve health
    • Maintains health muscles
    • Lowers blood pressure
    • Makes you less prone to diseases

    Financial Benefits

    Monthly output 

    (boxes) P 2,933.00

    Total Cost (Year 1): P 1,042,252.65

    Cost per pack: P 29.61 (Including other expenses)

    Payback Period : 1.8 years

    Interest Rate: 12%

    NPV: P 373,544.00

    IRR: 50%

    CASSAVA BROWNIES

    About the Product

    Cassava Brownies is made up of dried cassava grates, instead of the usual brownies made from baking flour. This product has health attributes such as low glycemic index, glutten-free, high in dietary fibers and rich in minerals.

    Health Benefits

    • Good for your digestive system
    • Prevents cancer
    • Good for the eyes
    • Strengthens immunity
    • Boosts energy and improves brain function
    • Beneficial for nerve health
    • Maintains health muscles
    • Lowers blood pressure
    • Makes you less prone to diseases

    Financial Benefits

    Monthly output 

    (50 loaves/day) P 1,100.00

    Total Cost (Year 1): P 343,721.00

    Cost per pack: P 26.04 (Including other expenses)

    Payback Period : 2.1 years

    Interest Rate: 12%

    NPV: P 319,533.00

    IRR: 40%

    YUCA PUFF

    About the Product

    Yuca puffs snack food is made from extruded dried cassava grates with a certain mixture of water, oil and salt. Product comes in varied flavors.

    The product is developed and produced by Philippine Root Crop Research and Training Center (PhilRootcrops) as a healthy alternative snack. 

    Health Benefits

    • Good for your digestive system
    • Prevents cancer
    • Good for the eyes
    • Strengthens immunity
    • Boosts energy and improves brain function
    • Beneficial for nerve health
    • Maintains health muscles
    • Lowers blood pressure
    • Makes you less prone to diseases

    Financial Benefits

    Monthly output 

    (50 g per pack) P 66,000.00

    Total Cost (Year 1): P 20,637,070.88

    Cost per pack: P 26.06 (Including other expenses)

    Payback Period : 2.1 years

    Interest Rate: 12%

    NPV: P 22,130,841.00

    IRR: 129%

    MAKAPUNO BISCOTTI

    About the Product

    Biscotti are oblong, thick, brittle cookies. The word "Biscotti" comes from bis and cotti, the italian term for "twice-baked" because the cookies must be baked twice to make  them dry and crunchy and could be stored for three to four months without preservatives.

    Makapuno Biscotti is a food product mainly made from makapuno meat and pressed coconut meat locally known as "sapal" which is a by-product of Virgin Coconut Oil processing. This product is best served with coffee and tea as snack or dessert item.

        Health Benefits

    • Potential source of protein and fiber
    • Fiber content of coconut flour and its conversion into short-chain fatty acids in the intestine have potential for reducing the risks of colon cancer (Trinidad, 2009)
    • Contains calcium, phosporous and potassium

        Financial Benefits

         Monthly output 

         (75 packs/day) P 1,650.00

         Total Cost (Year 1): P 735,896.00

         Cost per pack: P 37.17 

         (Including other expenses)

         Payback Period : 2 years

         Interest Rate: 12%

         NPV: P 484,460.00

         IRR: 41%

    COCO FRESH

    About the Product

    It is a fresh, healthy and nutritious natural drink from 7-8 months old "buko" (water and meat).

    Health Benefits

    • "Buko and water" contains 5% sugar, 9.9 minerals,
    • Vitamin C ranging to 2.2 to 3.7 mg/mL,
    • Has a caloric value of 17.4/100g.
    • Equally nutritious and healthy is the "buko meat" which contains 1.4% protein
    • 5.5.% fat, 11.9% carbohydrate, 0.9% fiber
    • 0.6% ash, 0.01mg/g calcium, 0.054mg/g phosphorous, 
    • 0.04mg/g vitamin C and trace amounts of iron,thiamin, rIboflavin and niacin 

        Financial Benefits

         Copra Processing:

         4 nuts=1kg of copra with a price of 

         14.00/kg (as of July 2019)

         Cocofresh:

         1 buko= 2-2.5 bottles of cocofresh

         with  a price of P25.00/bottle

         (suggested retail price)

          Packed in 330ml plastic bottle

          Initial Investment: P113,169.00

           Return of Investment: 52%

    BRINED OYSTER MUSHROOM

    About the Product

    Mushroom in brine is a  value added product wherein mushroom was converted and processed through steaming and soaking to increase its shelf life or stability.

    Mushrooms are one of the most health-promoting foods.

    Health Benefits

    • Immnune system booster
    • Improve your digestion
    • They have cancer-fighting properties
    • Aids weight loss
    • Helps lower cholesterol
    • High in Vitamin B and D
    • Beneficial for nerve health
    • Mushrooms have anti-inflammatory powers
    • They could help fight aging

    Financial Benefits

    Monthly output 

    (117 jars in 2 days production) P 1,287.00

    Total Cost (Year 1): P 1,460,646.08

    Cost per pack: P 94.58 (Including other expenses)

    Payback Period : 1.6 years

    Interest Rate: 12%

    NPV: P 1,019,749.00

    IRR: 55%

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    Project Leader
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