How to Start Cumin Powder Manufacturing Business Plan?

Start Cumin Powder Manufacturing Business Plan

Cumin Powder or Jeera Powder is available in the kitchen of every Indian. Many masala or spices are used in the food whenever a food item is made in India and many countries. Vegetables are properly get infused into the Indian spices to get it taste which everyone loves. There are many different methods for cooking a single dish in all parts of India. Without Masala, vegetables are assumed as not complete.

In this article, we will talk about the demand and benefits of the Jeera powder or cumin powder. If the consumption of cumin powder is in all the hotels, restaurants and homes, then imagine the demand of this product. Lets discuss all the basic information like the procedure, machines, profit margin and investment requirement to start cumin powder manufacturing business in India.

In our country, using spices has its importance and culture. Many people use jeera powder in chaas(butter milk), Raita (Curd), Chat receipes, etc. If you love tea then drinking tea with jeera powder will help you lose weights and increase fat burning capacity of your body.

Advantages of Cumin Powder

Jeera powder increase our immunity system and is quite healthy for our body and brain. In India, Jeera is used in every house to add the taste in the food. Due to the advantages and positive effects on your health, the demand of the cumin powder is increasing day by day in many countries including India. If you have a plan to start jeera powder manufacturing business, then you can have high profit margin and unlimited demand for this product.

Raw materials

First of all, lets talk about the raw materials because you can’t understand the process of the final product without the raw materials. To start cumin powder making business, you will need only two products. First one is the cumins seed and the second one is the food grade packaging materials.

Where to get the raw material for jeera powder making business?

The main ingredient jeera seeds can be found from the states like Rajasthan, Gujarat, and some parts of Uttar Pradesh. The rate of the jeera in these states can vary from 140 to 200 rupees per Kg. The selling price of jeera powder can be vary from 250 to 300 Rupees.


First step in all the food industry is to clean the raw materials. To clean the cumin seed, all the seeds are passed to the vibrator Pre cleaner machine which removes all the unwanted things like plastics, dry leaves, wooden sticks, and other impurities. Then the cumin seeds are passed through the magnetic separator machine which removes all the metal particles from the the raw material.

To remove other food grains particle and fine impurities, the partial cleaned jeera seeds are passed through the seed seaving machine. These cleaned seeds are dried using the dryer to remove all the moisture from them. Then using grinder machine, all the seed are grind into fine powder. The final product is sorted for the final quality inspection and package into the food grade packaging machine. Now, you can sell the product as per the demand and quantity.


To start this manufacturing business, you need approx. six to seven peoples in your plant, which include two skilled, three unskilled and one supervisor and different workers.


Some of the machines which you require to start this business are:

  • Vibratory Pre-Cleaner
  • Magnetic Separator
  • Seed Sieving Machine (Cumin Seed)
  • Hot Air Dryer
  • Spice Grinder
  • Sieving Machine
  • Packaging Machine


Apart from machineries, you will require some equipment are:

  • Conveyors
  • Bins
  • Storage Tanks

Power Requirement

For a small scale business plan you will require approx. 18 to 20 kW of electric load.

Area Requirement

You don’t require large area to setup this plants and the machineries. You just need approx. 1000 to 1200 Sqft. of land for this business. The area also depend on the capacity and size.

Investment and Profitability

Let it be small scale or large scale business, everyone wants to know the investment and profit margin they can earn from the business.

From the cumin powder business, you can easily make 10 to 12 percentage of gross profits. All the number can vary according to the size and machine operation like automatic or semi-automatic of the plant.

If you want to start the small scale business of 100 Kg rated capacity using semi automatic machines, then the investment will be approx. 10 to 12 Lakhs rupees which include the machineries cost of 6 to 7 lakh rupees.

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1 thought on “How to Start Cumin Powder Manufacturing Business Plan?”

  1. I want start my own business manufacturing cumin to start and I have land everything for setup plant.let me guidelines.


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