Sachet Water is one of the products out there that is in high demand which hundreds of millions of sachets are consumed every day, and the demand of pure water supply is always on the rise as the population keeps increasing.
Walk to any major city in Ghana you will see various sachets of pure water been littered around every corner of the street which is the testimony to the quantity that is consumed every day.
HOW TO SET UP A SACHET WATER PRODUCTION
The business of sachet water production is quite simple, and here we are going to run down the step by step guide on how to start a pure water production business in Ghana without Delay.
1. LOCATION/PLACE OF BUSINESS
Get a plot of land or rent a place in a remote area, getting your own property and developing it is the most desirable option as that will save you cost in the long run. The Location Should be an Open place.
2. DRILL A BOREHOLE
The most recommendable source of water by Agency For Drinks for commercial drinking water production like sachet water and bottled water is borehole, drilling of borehole within your Site/Place you have established your business for constant water supply to your pure water production factory.
Kindly register your desire business name with Corporate Agencies, the name your water products will be known for.
Branding is very important in business, so ensure you design a very professional logo for your product because perception is the sales man. Make your brand stands out among others.
4. INSTALLATION OVERHEAD TANK
This will serves as reservoir to supply water to the distillation system, and it has to be overhead to ensure proper pressure to be able to pump down the distillation chamber.
5. INSTALL DISTILLATION SYSTEM
This could just be a micro filters and cup filters depending on your start up capacity, but if you can afford it, then you go for more comprehensive distillation system.
Otherwise, use Purification process known as Ultra Violet sterilization bulbs process. After distillation, you need to take your product (the resultant water) to the laboratory for results.
6. PURCHASE AN AUTOMATIC SEALING MACHINE
Go for the ones that seals or produces about 40 sachets per minute.
7. EMPLOY WORKERS
Next is to employ workers, you will need minimum of at least four people to work in your factory for a start then increase with time as the demand may be.
8. ACQUIRE A DISTRIBUTION TRUCK/BUS
Buy truck for your distribution Or Rent…but renting can be expensive and disappointing most of the times.
Our recommendation is that you buy your own truck if you can afford it at the beginning.
9. MARKET YOUR PRODUCT
- Good Location
- Distillation System
- Automatic Sealing Machine
- Distribution Truck/Bus