Optimal product mix. (CMA adapted) Della Simpson, Inc., sells two popular brands of cookies:
Dellaâ€™s Delight and Bonnyâ€™s Bourbon. Dellaâ€™s Delight goes through the Mixing and Baking departments, and Bonnyâ€™s Bourbon, a filled cookie, goes through the Mixing, Filling, and Baking departments.
Michael Shirra, vice president for sales, believes that at the current price, Della Simpson can sell all of its daily production of Dellaâ€™s Delight and Bonnyâ€™s Bourbon. Both cookies are made in batches of 3,000. In each department, the time required per batch and the total time available each day are as follows: