How to start rice mill business in Philippines?

Rice is a major priority crop in Philippines. Domestic rice consumption has been witnessing an upward trend over the years, due to elevating population growth. Rice has become a major part of the diet among consumers, and is used in many cuisines in restaurants and at home as well owing to its convenience in preparation and palatable recipes.

white rice processing


Milling is a crucial step in post-production of rice.The milling business may be a wise move.The basic objective of a rice milling system is to remove the husk and the bran layers, and produce an edible, white rice kernel that is sufficiently milled and free of impurities like stones, sand, husks, etc.
If you are looking for profitable business to do, rice mill business can be a good option.If you don’t have enough capital to start a modern rice mill, You can start small and then grow into a full standard rice mill plant.A small rice mill can also be profitable.
The small rice mill production line has a paddy cleaner machine,husk separator, rice bran separator, rice mill, an adjustable polisher and a rice grader machine. The milled rice is therefore very clean.Being compact, the machine can be installed in a place as small as 9 square meters. And it can be operated by just one man.

small rice milling line
If you are interested in setting up a large rice mill business,the cost will depend on many factors such as the location of your rice mill, the available infrastructure, the size or operating capacity of the rice mill etc. The modern rice mill production line cost is quite high.

Do you want to know the setup steps of a large rice milling business in the Philippines ?

1. Learn more about rice milling business

Before getting into the rice milling business, it’s important to find any rice milling machine around you; look at the environment, understand rice milling and meet with the owner or manager. Let them know that you also plan to start a business and need some guidance. You should also find out the cost of starting your business, business operating costs after startup. Find equipment and manpower required. Understand the pitfalls and challenges that new entrants will most easily encounter Possible face. And figure out how to avoid pitfalls and overcome challenges.

rice mill production line layout

2.Choose location

Choice of location has a big role to plan in the success of a rice mill business. First things, an easily accessible and well-connected land space is needed.Essentially, a rice mill business should be located very close to where rice is grown. Proximity to raw materials (crop fields) and marketplace is an added advantage, since it helps in cutting down the transportation charges.You also need consider the factor in the availability of electricity and other utilities you will need for the day-to-day running of your business.

3.Register your business

In fact,obtaining licenses and operating permits are start any business all over the world.However, the required permits and permits vary from state to state. country / region. If you don’t know which legal structure is best for you, you should contact an accountant or an attorney.

4.Buy Needed Equipment

Your major investment will be land and equipment. It is better to go for modern rice milling machine. New machine is also better than used machine.The rice milling plant you can import from countries like China, where the machines are usually manufactured and sold at relatively reduced prices.

rice milling plant

5.Factory Design

Ensuring adequate water and electricity supply: Quintessential supplies like water and electricity are a must for setting up any factory, let alone rice mills. All the machines run on electricity and water helps in regulating the production of rice at various stages throughout the process. Hence, incessant supply of both the supplies should be ensured beforehand.

6.Hire Employees And Start Operations

You will need to hire other people to work with you. For example, you will need laborers who will offload raw rice and rice milling plant operators, depending on the capacity of machines in your rice milling plant.

In conclusion, rice milling business is very profitable and sustainable. It has a low capital requirement and the technical know-how is not complicated.To know the exact cost for setting up a rice milling business, please do not hesitate to come Zeno Farm Machinery, we will guide you everything from the cost of setting up a rice mill production line to the layout designing, installation of rice mill and machinery.

rice mill production line factory