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How to produce, package and sell Chinchin, plantain chips and peanut: Chinchin, Plantain chips and peanut recipe

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In today’s Tutorial, you are going to be learning how to make huge profit by going into these successful business.

We all know that Chin chin business is already showing ‘a green light’ that it is actually a worthy venture to engage in. We have seen it as a successful business. I eat chinchin every week. There is even this chinchin I always buy from my neighbor, I always buy it in pack.

The chinchin maker only sell in pack and distributes it to people selling things. You need to see the way sellers always go to the chinchin Maker’s shop to pack chinchin Because they know that they are still going to make huge money after selling it. There is this chinchin that is 10 naira for one and a pack is around 200 naira and it has 24 chinchin. If you are to sell chinchin to children per one, you are going to be making profit as you have 4 extra chinchin.We also have all these 50 naira chinchin and above. If you are making this chinchin yourself at home or in your shop you will be making huge profit that is better than this.  I will be teaching you how to Produce the chinchin itself, how to package it and where you can sell it.

 Chinchin is a crunchy snack and children really love it, even youth and adult!

Almost every supermarket, mall and shop now sell chinchin in their different shapes ,nylon, container etc.

This post course outline includes:

*Why should I do chinchin business?

*what is the Cost of starting the business or how much capital do I need?

*How much can I make? What will be my Profit if I start this chin chin business.

*What are the Equipments and materials i need to get?

*how do i package my Chinchin?

*Marketing…who will buy my Chinchin?


You should actually try this business because it is a business that comes with a lot of profit. It is a business that can bring money daily. You can just sit in your shop and people will come to buy in packs. There are other ways you can even grow your business when you start earning. You can have a car customized with your business name and you will start delivery.

It has good profits potentials and can be started with a small amount. Chin chin business is also very easy to start and the stress in it can be managed.

Go to a professional and learn how to produce tasty chin chin and you are good to start yours.

There is a machine that can mix the flour and ingredients together. Chin chin cutter can be used too in case you don’t have the time to do the mixing and the cutting or you what to avoid the stress.

You can cut the pasta into your desired sizes in a few minutes manually. Roll the dough on the table and use pizza cutter to cut and pieces them as you like.

The demand for chin chin is very high, in fact, it is the most consumed after biscuit. You need to see the way children love and buy chinchin and biscuit.


Chin chin business does not require too much money for a start. The amount of money to use depends on the kind of scale you want to operate. With #20,000 you can start the business on a small-scale. Then for a large-scale from #100,000 and above.


Deep fryer for frying,


long sieving spoon to remove the fried chin chin,




Flour, milk, egg, sugar, salt, nut meg, margarine, flavour, water and oil.


          Flour                             4 cups or 400g

Milk                                    2 tbsp

Baking powder                 1 tsp

Margarine                          40g

Nutmeg                               1/2 tsp

Salt                                       1 tsp

Egg                                       1

Water                                  bit by bit

Flavour                                1/2 tbsp

Oil for frying : the one that will be okay for what you want to do

Sugar                                    5 tbsp


In a large bowl pour in your sieved flour,

Put baking powder, sugar and all other dry ingredients and mix them well. After mixing,

Add margarine and mix properly with your hands until it appears like (fine bread) crumbs.

Pour eggs, milk (if liquid) mix thoroughly until you get smooth and hard dough.

Place the dough on a flat surface or a table and carefully knead for a few minutes

then roll the dough flat and cut into cube shape or any of your desired shape.

Put your oil in the fire and heat until very hot,

pour in the chin chin and fry until it becomes golden brown.

Pack them into a sieve for the oil to drain,

air it a little and package for sale or consumption.


Chin chin business is profitable in the sense that you are sure of 70% return on investment. There are ways you can increase profits in chin chin business. One of the ways to increase profit is by buying things in bulk. Here are some of the things you can buy in bulk: flour and sugar can be bought in bags, margarine can be bought in bucket example topper margarine.

Another way is by baking the chin chin instead of frying them because frying them will consume a lot of oil so in other to be economical you use an oven to bake them. If you don’t have money for oven you can fry till you have enough money to afford oven.

This is how to do it, spray oil on the pan you want to use and then pour the already prepared chin chin into the pan cover and bake it in the oven if you don’t have oven then you can use a very big pot just put stones in the pot and put the pan containing the chin chin to be baked inside on top of the stone, cover the pan with foil and place the pot on top of the fire, keep monitoring the  chin chin in the pot when it turns brown you bring it down.


The target markets are shops, motor parks, schools, offices, super markets, open markets and street hawkers, you can have someone that can assist you to take your product to the target market or hire people that can promote your business.

A bag or carton of chin chin contains 50 packs find out how much others in the production of chin chin are selling theirs then you reduce your own price so can attract more buyers.

Make sure you produce a well packaged tasty chin chin because these two are the key to a successful chin chin business. Customers prefers chin chin that are crunchy and in other to achieve this you have to watch the number of egg and quantity of milk you add to its production because they have a way of making the chin chin to be soft but you can as well do the soft type for those who prefers them all of these are market strategies.

Keep the contacts of your customers so you can always get in touch with them in other to know when they are out of stock, then you quickly supply them so that you won’t be over taken by another company.You can even look for those that can help you when it comes to delivery.


In other to attract more buyers to use appealing packaging materials to package your chin chin. Use thick nylon to package them in other to prevent air from entering so that it can still maintain its crunching nature before consumption.

There are other packaging materials such as transparent containers that you can use. Look for a sweet catchy name to label your container if you intend to be more professional about it and make sure everything is attractive and well produced and make sure the environment is neat.



You can start plantain chips business from the comfort of ur home . Go to plantain market you will buy2 bunches for 2,400 naira. Buy a gallon of groundnut oil , a pinch of salt, frying pan , small nylons , you can package it with ur business name and supply to schools, shops , malls etc .


Ripe or unripe plantains

Vegetable oil

Table salt/sugar (depending on customers demand)

Optional ingredients:

Onions, Ginger, Garlic, Powdered pepper

STEP1: Wash plantains. Peel them and slice into very thin circles.

STEP2: Place all the slices into water until you finish. This way you can maintain their color.

STEP3:  Salt the water and stir.

STEP4: All the water has to be drained to leave plantain slices dry before frying them.

You can add any other additional ingredients at this point.

STEP5: Add oil into a deep pan and preheat it. Place plantain slices into the hot oil and fry until they turn yellow.

STEP6: Remove extra oil from your chips with the help of paper towels.


Put quantities of the finished product into transparent air tight nylon bags or transparent containers according to your target sales.

Put your product label that contains:

 Your product name,

Company name,

Your contact and any other vital information you wish in each bag.





Aboki kiosks

Petty traders.


You can Produce your chinchin and advertise it online. Let people come to your shop to buy it and you can even deliver it.

You can even do everything together. Like producing chinchin and plantain chips. People love plantain chips too. Some like it soft,some like it hard, some like it unripe, some like it very ripe.




2 cups of flour (250 grams)

3 eggs

1/3 cup of sugar (66.7 grams)

2 cups of raw groundnuts aka peanuts

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon nutmeg optional

A pinch of salt

Vegetable oil for frying

Soak the groundnut warm water and add teaspoon of salt and leave it for 30mins. Sieve and Sundry the groundnut.


Put your groundnuts in a bowl and select to take out all the bad ones.

Mix together flour, baking powder, nutmeg and salt and set aside.

Beat eggs together with sugar in another bowl.

Pour a little of the egg mixture over the groundnuts. Shake bowl until mixture coats all the groundnuts.

Sprinkle some of the flour mixture over the groundnuts and shake.

Repeat until groundnuts are completely coated with flour. If some stick together, use your fingers to separate them and keep going.

Heat oil on medium heat and fry in batches until golden brown.

Allow to cool completely then you can serve or store in an airtight container.

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