Cost of Setting up a Small Mineral Water Plant in Kenya
Are you interested in starting a small mineral water plant but don’t know the cost of starting one? Since we are experts in manufacturing purified mineral water equipment, we can help you know what it can cost you. In this post we will share a breakdown cost of setting up a small mineral water plant in Kenya.
The most cost of setting up a small mineral water plant in Kenya will be consumed by the following machines and equipment:
There are several water purification machines you can choose from depending with your needs. The cost is determined by their output capacity. For this case we will go with the lower capacity and if you need more details get in touch with us to get our full catalogue.
- Saset fresh water purification machine
This is ideal for council water, spring water, and other natural sources.
Output capacity- 250 liters per hour
Cost- KSh 220,000
The reverse osmosis system is ideal for water treatment with less fluoride and total dissolved matter/solids
Output capacity- 200 liters per hour
Cost- KSh 280,000
- Saset General Purpose Water Plant
For water with high fluoride, iron and suspended solids.
Output capacity- 250 liters per hour
Cost- KSh 330,000
The above are different water purification machines you can choose from. Whatever you choose depends with the source of your water.
Depending with your intended target market, you can choose between the following filling stations:
- Normal filling station- manual type.
Output capacity- 2 taps
Cost- KSh 25,000
- Water vending station ATM with digital control unit(PLC)
This is optional if you just want to package small water bottles only. It is password protected and a sales recorder which helps in sales reconciliation and ability to sell any amount from as low as KSh 10.
Output capacity- 900 liters per hour
Cost- KSh 170,000
- Saset fresh water coin operated filling station
This is also optional if you just want to package small water bottles only. It accepts coins of KSh 5, 10, 20 & 40. It is also password protected and has a sales recorder which helps in sales reconciliation.
Output capacity- 2 taps and a bottle rinser
Cost- KSh 270,000
However you might want an automated production line whereby you will require an automated line with conveyor belt. We offer machinery, equipment and control systems outsourcing contracts for any business or individual interested in acquiring such from abroad. This is most suited for large production lines but also medium businesses can have one.
Other equipment needed
- Bottle washing sink with jet rinser
Has a double pot sink for washing the outside part of the bottle with raw water and a pressurized jet to rinse inside the bottle with product water.
Can rinse all bottle sizes from 500ml to 20l
Cost KSh 120,000
- Normal washing sink
Cost- KSh 30,000
- Packaging bench/table
Size- 2 feet by 4 feet
- Purified water stainless steel holding tank with taps
Capacity- 300 liters
Cost- KSh- 70,000
- Raw water storage tank
This can be a plastic tank from one of the local manufacturers
Other items that determine the cost of setting up a small mineral water plant in Kenya
Business licences- these depend with what your county council charges. You can get these by visiting their offices.
Rental cost- this also depends with your location and size of the premises or if you own one.
Labour cost for modifying your premises and installation- your premises might need some modification to help allow for the equipment to be set up. Also there is labor cost for handymen. We offer free setup but the manual labor cost that might be needed is on you.
Are you interested in starting a small mineral water plant in Kenya? Get in touch with us for guidance and for all the machinery and equipment you will need.