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Packaging and Bottling

A vital aid to preserving and protecting perishable goods. Appropriate packaging will ensure that products will get appropriate protection during storage, distribution, handling and use, getting to markets at their best.

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Canning Food

Canning is a safe and useful method of preservation. Heat sterilisation destroys food-spoiling enzymes and micro-organisms.

Tony Swetman, Published on 2008

Crown Cork Machine

This technical drawing shows a hand operated device for sealing bottle tops.

Andrew Russell, Published on 2011

Crown Cork Machine in Zip dwg files

These technical drawings shows a hand operated device for sealing bottle tops in zip dwg files.

Practical Action, Published on 2015

Filling and Sealing Packaged Foods

Varying seals are used to suit different foods and their shelf life. This brief describes methods of filling and sealing food containers in small-scale processing.

Peter Fellows, Published on 2008

Low Cost Bottle and Jar Cooling System

A simple, cheap system developed to allow controlled cooling of both bottled fruit drinks and jam jars.

Barrie Axtell, Published on 1998

Mise en Conserve d'Aliments

La mise en conserve est une méthode sûre et pratique de conservation. La stérilisation thermique détruit les enzymes et les micro-organismes qui abîmerait autrement la nourriture.

Tony Swetman, Published on 2013

Packaging Foods in Glass

This fact sheet is intended to advise small-scale producers on the methods and equipment needed to package foods in glass jars and bottles.

Tony Swetman, Published on 2008

Packaging Materials

This fact sheet describes the technical properties of different food packaging materials.

Peter Fellows, Published on 2008

Systeme Simple de Refroidissement

Un système simple et bon marché développé pour permettre le refroidissement contrôlé des jus de fruits en bouteille et des pots de confiture.

Barrie Axtell, Published on 1998

Washing and Steam Sterilising of Bottles

It is essential that all glass containers used for foods are clean and in good condition. This fact sheet describes washing and steaming techniques.

Published on 2011

 

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