A meat processing firm produces wieners (a kind of sausage) from four ingredients: chicken, beef, pork, and a cereal additive. The firm produces three kinds of wieners: regular, beef and all meat. The company has the following amounts of ingredients on a daily basis:

A meat processing firm produces wieners (a kind of sausage) from four ingredients: chicken, beef, pork, and a cereal additive. The firm produces three kinds of wieners: regular, beef and all meat. The company has the following amounts of ingredients on a daily basis:
Table 5.1
Ingredient Kg/day Cost/kg ($)
Chicken 200 20
Beef 300 30
Pork 150 50
Cereal Additive 400 10
Each type of wiener has certain ingredient specifications as follows, where the data shows the amount of the ingredient as a percentage of the total:
Table
Wiener Specifications Selling Price/kg
Regular (1) Not more than 10% beef and pork combined. $90
(2) Not less than 20% chicken

Beef (1) Not less than 75% beef $125

All meat (1) No cereal additive
(2) Not more than 50% beef and pork combined. $175








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