Start a Fruits Bars Manufaring Unit

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Fruits are generally liked by majority of the people from all age groups. But fruits are 
available only during specific season. There are many ways of preserving fruits and making 
fruit bars is one such method. Consumption of fruits is very important as they are nutritious 
and supply vitamins and minerals. Pulpy fruits like banana, mango, guava, apple etc. are 
best suited for making fruit bars. Assam and nearby states of North-East region produce 
many fresh fruits round the year and thus availability of the all important raw material shall 
not be a problem. This product can also be manufactured in some other states like 
Uttaranchal, HP, Punjab, UP, Maharashtra and so on. 
2.1 Applications
Fruit bar is a concentrated fruit product with good nutritive value. It is classified as a 
confectionary product with longer shelf life. Fruit bars are considered to be hygienic as they 
are produced mechanically. They are attractively packed and consumed readily. 
2.2 Availability of technology and compliances
CFTRI and DFRL have developed the necessary technical know-how. Compliance with the 
provisions of FPO is compulsory.

Fruit and Nut

Product description:

Almond Fiesta Contains No Trans Fats, is a Rich Source of Fiber, Low in Sodium & Contains a Low GI!

Natural’s Fruit and nut bar is packed with mix of premium nuts and delightful dried fruits. The nutrient-packed health cocktail of almonds, peanuts and walnuts is a good source of dietary fiber, magnesium, copper, folic acid, vegetable protein, potassium, and vitamin E. the protein found in nuts, has been found to prevent heart disease, lower cholesterol, lower blood pressure and boost the immune system. The dates, raisins and apples are a good source of fiber, iron, and niacin. 
  • Always all ingredients are Natural
  • Natural’s Almond Fiesta is delicious, all natural, gluten free, wheat and dairy free.

Health Benefits

Healthy Food Bar India


  • Good for brain: Almond is a source of many nutrients which help in development of the brain. Almond induces high intellectual level and has been considered as an essential food item for growing children. Many mothers give almonds soaked in water to their children daily in the morning (2-3 pieces of soaked almonds are good enough.
  • Regulates cholesterol: Regular consumption of almonds helps to increase the level of high density lipoproteins (HDL) and reduce the level of low density lipoproteins (LDL), thereby effectively controlling cholesterol levels. LDL cholesterol is called bad cholesterol.
  • Good for heart: Mono-saturated fat, protein and potassium contained in almonds are good for the heart. Vitamin E acts as an antioxidant and reduces the risk of heart diseases. The presence of magnesium in almonds helps to avoid heart attacks. Almonds help reduce C-reactive protein which causes artery-damaging inflammation. Almond is also a source of folic acid. They therefore help to reduce the level of homocystein, which causes fatty plaque buildup in arteries.
Dry Fruit Bar India


  • Walnuts not only taste great but are a rich source of heart-healthy monounsaturated fats and an excellent source of those hard to find omega-3 fatty acids. It has the following health benefits:
  • Blood quality : Walnut decrease the LDL cholesterol; decreased total cholesterol’ increased gamma-tocopherol’ increased Omega-3 fatty acides in red blood cells (alpha-linolenic acid)
  • Risk of Excessive Clotting: Walnut decreased aortic endothelin, improved endothelial cell function.
  • Risk of Excessive Inflammation: Walnut decreased C coactive protein (CRP), decreased tumor necrosis factor alpha.
  • Walnuts Help Reduce Problems in Metabolic Syndrome
  • Anti Cancer Benefits: The antioxidant properties of walnuts help lower risk of chronic oxidative stress, and the anti-inflammatory properties help lower risk of chronic inflammation.
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  • Whole peanuts contains high amount of protein, which makes it a preferred diet of those people engaged in body-building and those people who are weak and underweight.
  • Peanuts' high niacin content helps in the recovery of cell damage provides protection against Alzheimer's disease and age-related cognitive problem.
  • Peanut contain vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant that is shown to significantly reduce the risk of cancer and cardiovascular diseases.
  • Peanut is rich in calcium which helps promotes healthy bones.
  • Peanuts are rich in energy and contain many health benefiting nutrients, minerals, antioxidants and vitamins that are essential for optimum health.
  • They are especially, rich in mono-unsaturated fatty acids like oleic acids that help to lower LDL or "bad cholesterol" and increase HDL or "good cholesterol". Research studies suggest that Mediterranean diet which is rich in monounsaturated fatty acids helps to prevent coronary artery disease and strokes by favoring healthy blood lipid profile.
  • These nuts are good source of dietary proteins with fine quality amino acids that are essential for growth and optimum health.
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Flax Seeds

  • Protection Against Heart Disease, Cancer and Diabetes
  • Flaxseeds Help Prevent and Control High Blood Pressure
  • Flaxseed Provides Comparable Cholesterol-Lowering Benefits to Statin Drugs
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  • Constipation: Date is termed to be a laxative food. This is the reason that dates are beneficial for people suffering from constipation..
  • Intestinal Disorders: The nicotinic content that is present in the dates is said to be beneficial for curing any kinds of intestinal disorders. Continuous intake of dates helps to maintain a check on the growth of the pathological organisms and thus, helps in the rise of friendly bacteria in the intestines.
  • Healthy Heart: Dates are quite helpful in maintaining your heart in a healthy condition.
Diet Bar India


  • The benefits of honey go beyond its great taste. It is a great natural source of carbohydrates which provide strength and energy to our bodies.
  • Honey is known for its effectiveness in instantly boosting the performance, endurance and reduces muscle fatigue of athletes. The glucose in honey is absorbed by the body quickly and gives an immediate energy boost, while the fructose is absorbed more slowly providing sustained energy. It is known that honey has also been found to keep levels of blood sugar fairly constant compared to other types of sugar.
  • Honey’s antioxidant and anti-bacterial properties can help improve digestive system and help you stay healthy and fight disease
Nutritional Information

All Natural Gluten Free No Refined Sugar Free Dairy Free Real Sweetness of Honey

Demand and Supply
Fruits are consumed by human beings since time immemorial and with the advent of 
technology, fruits can now be preserved for a longer period or their pulp can be processed to 
make some products with considerable shelf life. Fruit bars are also produced from the pulpof fresh fruits. They are manufactured hygienically, are attractively packed and are easy to 
Marketing Strategy
There are some established brands in the market but majority of the market is controlled by 
the regional manufacturers. Fruit bars have gained consumer acceptance due to their flavour, 
shelf life and nutritive values. With adequate marketing network, publicity in local media 
and proper placement of the products, a new entrant can make  in-roads in this ever 
increasing market.
The process of manufacture is standardised and simple. Fresh and ripe fruits are thoroughly 
washed and then pulp is extracted from them. Pulp is then mixed with the required quantity 
of sugar to raise the brix to 25. This blend is then dehydrated in tray dryer and drying time 
is around 18-20 hours. On cooling, slabs are cut in pre-determined sizes and are packed in 
BOPP or other food grade printed film. These packs are packed in cardboard or duplex board 
boxes for onward distribution. The average yield is around 75%. CFTRI, Mysore has 
successfully commercialised the production process. 

5.1 Land and Building
A readymade shed of 100 sq.mtrs. may be bought to limit capital cost and to save time. Shed 
would cost around Rs. 2.50 lacs.

6.1 Building
A readymade shed of 100 sq.mtrs. would cost around Rs. 2.50 lacs as stated before.
6.2 Machinery
Expenditure on machinery is estimated to be around Rs. 4.32 lacs as explained earlier.
6.3 Miscellaneous Assets
A provision of Rs. 1.25 lacs is sufficient under this head as stated earlier.
6.4 Preliminary & Pre-operative Expenses
A provision of Rs.2.00 lacs would take care of pre-production expenses like registration, 
establishment, administrative and travelling expenses, interest during implementation, trial 
runs etc.
6.5 Working Capital Requirements
At 60% capacity utilisation in the first year, the working capital needs would be as under:

Some of the machinery suppliers are
1. Industrial Equipments, Guwahati
2. Archana Machinery Stores, Guwahati
3. Dhiman Systems (India) Pvt. Ltd.,Kapurthala Rd., Nakodar, 144040. 
Tel. No. 220707/222707
4. Gaziabad Printing and Packing Industries Pvt. Ltd. Nr. DPS, Meerut Rd., Gaziabad.
5. Delight Engg. Works, Lane No. 8, Aslaltpura,  Moradabad-244001. Tel No. 2498398/2491687


  1. Hi, Thanks sir for your informative content. I am planning to start a home based spices packaging and selling online business. Could you please help me by informing about is there any legal requirement i need to go through or I can start directly. Thanks, Maya


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