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The Complete Manual of Small-scale Food Processing

By Peter Fellows

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The Complete Manual of Small-scale Food Processing
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  • Synopsis
    Small-scale food processing is important worldwide. For individual processors, it is highly accessible as a start-up business, especially for women; farmers and fishermen can readily diversify into processing to increase their incomes; and high added-value enables processors to earn an income from relatively small scales of production. For policy makers: small-scale food processing can create employment, increase food security and improve nutritional standards.Written by an experienced food technologist and author, this book provides comprehensive technical and business information on all aspects of small-scale food processing in a single text. From how to assess the market, to primary and secondary processing, packaging, managing food safety, and finances, the book covers all the technical details and up-to-date information needed by a food processor. It is written in simple language suitable for the non-specialist and also for people who have English as a second language.
  • Table of Contents
    Preface
    About the author
    Acknowledgements
    Contents
    Introduction
    1. Setting up a production unit
    2. Post-harvest processing
    3. Secondary processing technologies
    4. Packaging
    5. Managing food quality and safety
    6. Managing production
    7. Planning and managing finances
    Annexes
    Index
  • Endorsements
    ‘This book is truly a “complete manual of small-scale food processing”. What makes it unique is that it is based on several case studies from all around the world. It has worked for many such small-scale food processors and will continue to work for others. This is a MUST read.

    Peggy Oti-Boateng (PhD), Senior Programme Specialist for Science and Technology, UNESCO Office in Nairobi, KENYA.
  • Details
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    Author Peter Fellows
    Editor No
    Number of Pages 568