(Solved):Duarte Corporation processes sugar beets that it purchases from farmers. Sugar beets are…

 

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Duarte Corporation processes sugar beets that it purchases from farmers.

Sugar beets are processed in batches. A batch of sugar beets costs $43 to buy from farmers and $14 to crush in the company’s plant.

Two intermediate products, beet fiber and beet juice, emerge from the crushing process.

The beet fiber can be sold as is for $19 or processed further for $18 to make the end product industrial fiber that is sold

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