Soap production, Toilet and Laundry soap, SON


Soap production business is in the group of industrial ventures that could easily be operated on a small scale to boost the country's economic development. This paper focusses on the Product, market information, raw materials for making soap, Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) regulations for soap, production process, machinery and equipment requirement, proposed production programme. manpower requirement, space requirement and estimated total capital requirement. The study conclude that the project requires the services of both skilled and unskilled labour. For the capacity recommended, the following labour force is required: one Production Manager, six Production Assistants, twelve Factory Operators, two Marketing Assistants, one Account Clerk, one Administrative Assistant, one Cashier, one Secretary/ Typist and two Security men.

Author Bio

The author is the Director General, Federal Institute of Industrial Research (FIIRO), Lagos.

Publication Title

CBN Bullion







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