Ocean Juice produces both a cranberry juice cocktail and a raspberry-cranberry blend. Each day Ocean Juice can receive up to 1000 gallons of a raspberry concentrate that costs $2.00 per gallon and up to 4000 gallons of a cranberry concentrated that costs $1.20 per gallon. Purified water, which is in unlimited supply, costs Ocean Juice $0.08 per gallon. The cranberry juice cocktail is 25% cranberry concentrate and 75% water. The raspberry-cranberry blend is 20% raspberry concentrate, 15% cranberry concentrate, and 65% water.
The juices are bottled in glass quart containers costing $0.05 each. Other costs including labor and packaging amount to $0.15 per quart for the cranberry juice cocktail and $0.18 per quart for the raspberry-cranberry blend. The minimum daily required production is 10,000 quarts of cranberry juice cocktail and 8000 quarts of the raspberry-cranberry blend. The total daily production capacity is 50,000 quarts. Ocean Juice sells the cranberry juice cocktail to stores for $0.75 per quart and the raspberry cranberry blend for $0.95 per quart. What is its optimal daily production schedule and daily profit?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 2:52 am ad1c9bdddf
First, let's determine the per quart cost for both juices.
Cranberry (per quart): $1.20 X 1/4 X 25% = $0.075 concentrate + $0.02 X 75% = $0.015 water + $0.05 container + $0.15 labour = $0.29
Raspberry Cranberry Blend (per quart): $1.20 X 1/4 X 15% + $2.00 X 1/4 X 20% = $0.145 concentrate + $0.02 X 65% = $0.013 water + $0.05 container + $0.18 labour = $0.388
Now we determine the maximum and ...
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The following table shows the profit and the number of hours needed in each department for each type of chewing gum.
Strawberry Lemon Capacity
Mixing department 3 hours 1 hour 300 hours
Molding Department 3 hours 3 hours 540 hours
Cooling Department 4 hours 10 hours 100 hours
Profit 13$/box 15$/box
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