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RED BRAND CANNERS

Decision variables:
W no of cases of whole tomatoes
J no of cases of tomato juice
P no of cases of tomato paste
Objective function :
Maximize Z = 1.48W+1.32+1.85P
Constraints :
18W+20J+25P <= 3000000
18*(0.75)W + 20(0.25)J <=600000
18*(0.25)W + 20(0.75)J <=2400000
W<=800000
J<=50000
P<=80000
We have not incorporated the cost price of individual fruit as it is the fixed price of amount
$(3000000*0.06) which got deducted from total contribution to determine the profit.
Solution using solver :

W
No of cases

38888.89

15000

80000

1.48

1.32

1.85

C1

18

20

25

3000000 <=

3000000

C2

13.5

600000 <=

600000

C3

4.5

15

480000 <=

2400000

C4

38888.89 <=

800000

C5

15000 <=

50000

C6

80000 <=

80000

Profit

225355.6

The right product mix would be 38889 cases of Whole tomatoes, 15000 cases of tomato
juice and 80000 cases of tomato paste.
Profit after discounting the cost price of 30,00,000 pound tomatoes.
= 225355.6 (3000000 * .06)
= $ 45355.56