Financial and Managerial Accounting: PR25-4B The management of Caribbean Sugar Company

Financial and Managerial Accounting

PR25-4B.
The management of Caribbean Sugar Company is considering whether to process further raw sugar into refined sugar. Refined sugar can be sold for $1.90 per pound, and raw sugar can be sold without further processing for $1.10 per pound. Raw sugar is produced in batches of 27,000 pounds by processing 90,000 pounds of sugar cane,which costs $0.25 per pound. Refined sugar will require additional processing costs of $0.35 per pound of raw sugar, and 1.2 pounds of raw sugar will produce 1 pound of refined sugar.

Instructions
1. Prepare a report as of January 30,2010,presenting a differential analysis of the further processing of raw sugar to produce refined sugar.
2. Briefly report your recommendations.
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