How to Start Baking Powder Manufacturing Business ?


Before knowing “How to Make a Baking Powder” firstly you need to know what Baking Powder is. Most of the people think both Baking Powder and Baking Soda are same because of the similar names. So StartupYo will helps you to know Differences between Baking Soda and Baking Powder, Then What is the use of Baking Powder as wells as what is the use of Baking Soda, Also what is the Baking Powder Production Process, and Raw Materials for Production of Baking Powder Business and many more. This article will let you know about Baking Powder manufacturing business and also its legal procedures and permissions which are needed.

Baking Powder is a foaming agent or a leavening agent that contains dry chemicals and a mixture of the following: Bi-Carbonate (HCO3), Carbonate (H2CO3) and also a weak acid (H+).It is also known as Sodium Carbonate (NAHCO3).

Baking Powder is available in two forms of the following:

  • Single-acting Baking Powder
  • Double-acting Baking Powder

The above two forms of Baking Powder can explain briefly in the following:

Single-acting Baking Powder: Single-acting Baking Powder needs moisture to react which helps to bake immediately after mixing

Double-acting Baking Powder: Double-acting Baking Powder causes gas to be released when the mixture is added. When heat is added it releases more gas that allows the mixture to stand for some time before being cooked.

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Use of Baking Powder

There are many applications of Baking Powder and they are few of the following:

  • Baking Powder is mainly used in Baking and Cooking rather than Baking Soda.

  • It is used to remove grease and oil.

  • It is used as a cleaning agent to brighten your clothes.

  • It used as whitening of teeth Baking Powder acts as an instant substitute to eat where you can mix the baking powder in biscuits and keep it for 15 minutes and after 15 minutes you can have them.

To deodorize the refrigerator

It will help to absorb the following: litter boxes, dustbins, and toilet odors.

  • It refreshes the room and acts an air freshener.
  • It removes the stains easily and simply.

Lastly, baking powder also acts as a floor cleaner which cleans the floors white and shiny.

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Raw Materials

The raw materials which are using for the Baking Powder manufacturing business will available easily in the local market throughout India, However, you will get the Required Raw Materials for Production of Baking Powder Business from the suppliers and distributors. Because the product quality mainly depends on the quality of raw materials we use.

The following are the Required Raw Materials for Production of Baking Powder:

  • Firstly, Sodium Carbonate (NAHCO3).
  • Secondly, Edible Starch or Cornstarch.
  • Thirdly, Calcium Phosphate (Ca3 (PO4)2).
  • Lastly, Sodium Aluminum Sulphate (NAALSO4).
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Production Formula of Baking Powder

StartupYo giving you the Production Formula of Baking Powder for the quick reference, but before you start production of baking powder commercially you must add carefully how much to add under the guidance of authorized government.

Ingredients to AddRequired Quantity
Sodium bicarbonate (NAHCO3)35% wts
Edible Starch24% wts
Sodium aluminum Sulphate (NAALSO4)29% wts
Acid Calcium Phosphate (Ca3 (PO4)2)12 Kgs

Baking Powder Production Process :

The Baking Powder Production Process will involve blending and packaging and the procedure will explain in the following:

  • The ammonia & CO2 (Carbon dioxide) are mixed and will pass through NACLH2 nothing but a saltwater in an absorption tower. So, the Baking Powder Production Process starts with the sodium carbonate production.

  • By using the centrifuges or vacuum filters the bicarbonate crystals are filtered out.

  • If any remaining chlorine is present then they can be washed with water (H2O).

Tartaric Acid is the solid acid used in baking powders. To prepare tartaric acid firstly the Potassium tart rate will purify and then it is converted into calcium tart rate. These chemicals are separated to get the tartaric acid and will be dried.

Then the following: tartaric acid, edible starch, and sodium bicarbonate are mixed and will be transferred into an area to blend. After the blending process, the material is transferred to the filling machine through the vacuum tubes. Then after the covered hopper is placed by the baking powder and will be distributed into the desired packages.

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Production Factory Setup and Machinery for Baking Powder Business:

To store the following packaging, completed goods, administrative work, raw materials, production unit, etc there must a need to arrange a Production Factory Setup and Machinery. Also, the power supply and water supply plays a major role in manufacturing the Baking Powder. So you just need a covered area of about 1000 square feet. A Semi-Automatic Plant can be arranged by having the following Production Factory Setup and Machinery for Baking Powder Business:

  • Sifter.
  • Oven which is operated through electricity.
  • Packaging Machine
  • Micro Pulverize.
  • Double Shaft Mixer.
  • Weighing Scale.
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Legal Procedures for Baking Powder Manufacturing Business :

To start a Small Scale Business StartupYo will guide you to know which are need to have basic permissions and licenses and also the place where you’re going to start also requires some specific permissions depends on the state government. The following are the Legal Procedures for Baking Powder Manufacturing Business:

  • You need to complete your registration process for Baking Powder Business.

  • From the authority of Local Municipality, you need to apply for the trade license.

  • You need to open a new bank account.

  • You need to apply for the MSME Udyog Aadhar registration.

  • You need to apply for license in FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India).

  • You also need to obtain BIS Certification. For Baking Powder the BIS Standard quality number is IS 1159:1957.

  • Check the tax liabilities of Baking Powder.

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Differences between Baking Soda and Baking Powder

Because the names itself are the same most of the people will think Baking Powder and Baking Soda are the same. The following are the Differences between Baking Soda and Baking Powder. Both Baking Soda and Baking Powder are leavening agents that help in the baking.

Baking Soda is formally known as Sodium Bicarbonate (NACO2) consists of white crystalline powder contains basic in nature or alkaline in nature. It becomes activated when it is mixed with the combination of a liquid and an acidic ingredient. After the activation processes, the CO2 (Carbon Dioxide) is produced that allows the baked goods to rise. So that it will become fluffy and light. So this is the reason the following buttermilk or lemon juice will add to the baking soda as an acidic ingredient.

Whereas Baking Powder is completely a leavening agent where it contains both Acid (Other than Baking Soda) and a Base (Sodium Bicarbonate) which helps to raise the baking products. To prevent the base and acid from activating during storage the cornstarch or edible starch will be added which acts as a buffer. The acid in baking powder will be added to the liquid and will react with sodium bicarbonate so that it releases CO2 (Carbon dioxide).

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