Tocino and longganisa are two Filipino all-time favorite during morning meals. However, these two food items are not only served during breakfast but favorite also. But some tocino and longganiza are sold in a much expensive price while others comes cheaper but does not hold your taste. Aside from the delicious taste of tocino and longganisa, it will give you a simple home-made business.

Pork Tocino

4 kilos pork round or shoulder butt———-P 640.00
4 teaspoons phosphate———————– P 2.00
1 cup water
1/2 cup rock salt—————————— P 5.00
2 teaspoon curing salt———————— P 1.00
3 cups sugar———————————- P 18.00
1/4 cup crushed garlic———————– P 10.00
1/2 cup anisado wine————————- P 5.00
1 cup pineapple juice————————- P 15.00
red food color, optional———————– P 1.00
2 tablets ascorbic acid, crushed—————P5.00

1. Slice the pork across the grain. 1/4-inch thick pieces. Set aside in the refrigerator.
2. dissolve phosphate in water.
3. in a non reactive bowl, combine rock salt, curing salt and phosphate solution. mix well. add sliced pork and toss to coat meat completely.
4. add the remaining 6 ingredients and mix until well-blended.
5. cure at room temperature for 8-10 hours or in the refrigerator for 1-2 days.
6. pack in a polyethelene bags. freeze until needed.

Calculate for capital cost
ingredients———–P 699.00
preparations/labor— 150
packaging————- 10
TOTAL COST———- 859


Recommended Price
total cost per pack ——-P137.00

Estimated profit
total sales——–P1400.00
total profit——- 541.00 (total sales less total cost)

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