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Food Processing

New technologies have enabled agricultural products to be turned into a wide range of food commodities. These activities can enable food to have a longer shelf-life and can provide income generation opportunities to support the millions of poor families who can no longer make a living from the land alone or those who have no land to farm.

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Dairy

Dairy production covers a range of products from milk, butter, and...

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Food Hygiene and Safety

Food hygiene and safety are a fundamental part of any food processing...

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Food Processing - general documents

General documents relating to food processing.

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Fruits, Vegetables and Roots

This area covers the processing of a wide range of fruit, vegetable and...

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Herbs and Spices

Herbs and spices are much in demand around the world, as they add to the...

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Juices and Drinks

Juices are a popular product to process fruit into and can be done on a...

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Legumes, Beans and Grains

We look at a few of the options available to small-scale producers of...

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Nut Processing and Oil Extraction

This section covers the processing of various nuts which are either sold...

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Packaging and Bottling

A vital aid to preserving and protecting perishable goods. Appropriate...

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Pickles and Vinegars

These approaches to preserving fruit and vegetables, using simple...

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Preserves

Fruit can be preserved as jams, jellies and marmalades. The basic...

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Snack Foods

Snack foods are high in demand as they are quick and easy to eat. They...

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Sugar and Honey

Sugarcane is more commonly processed by large-scale producers but can be...

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