Procesamiento de Alimentos, Alimentos Deshidratados, Congelados, Jugos y Bebidas

Cultivation of Tomato

  Tomato is one of the most widely cultivated crops in the world. It is an important source of vitamins and an important cash crop for smallholders and medium-scale commercial farmers. This Agrodok focuses on good practices for growing a healthy tomato crop and obtaining a reasonably steady...
Shankara Naika
Joep van Lidt de Jeude
Marja de Goffau
Martin Hilmi
Barbara van Dam
CTA

Quality of Waterjet- and Blade-Cut Romaine Salad

  Cutting operations for fresh-cut produce are usually accomplished by stainless steel knives. Waterjet cutting employs a very small stream of high-pressure water, and the type of nozzle, conveyor speed, and water pressure are the main factors that affect the quality of the cut. Two tests were...
M.I. Cantwell
A.A.M. Melo
G. Hong
S. Klose
University of California

World Pineapple Production: An Overview

  This review paper discusses the origin, production, cultivation practices, storage, transportation and uses of pineapple. The economic importance of pineapple is easily justified by its unique characteristics as a fruit, which ensured its rapid diffusion and adoption, in the tropics and...
Farid Hossain
African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development

Alimentos Producidos Orgánicamente

  Estas directrices se han preparado con el fin de ofrecer un enfoque concertado respecto a los requisitos que socalzan la producción, el etiquetado y la producción de propiedades de los alimentos producidos orgánicamente. La finalidad de estas directrices es: Proteger a...
World Health Organization
World Health Organization

Setting up and Running a Small Food Business

  This is the first in a series of manuals on small-scale food processing, compiled by contributors from several developing countries. Intended as a practical guide for people starting or operating a food business, it covers a range of topics including: hygiene, equipment, product testing,...
Keith Atkinson
Barrie Axtell
Saliou Diop
Eyabi Eyabi George Divine
Peter Fellows
Happiness Mchomvu
Peggy Oti-Boateng
Robinah Sobano
Rosemary Wanjau
Rodah Zulu
CTA

Sustainable Food Production Practices in the Caribbean

  Contents: 1. The role of small producers, family farms and women farmers in sustainable food production and food security 2. Youth: Adding value to agriculture in the Caribbean 3. Small animal production systems: Rabbits and ducks 4. Rain shelters and net-houses for vegetable production 5....
Wayne G. Ganpat
Wendy-Ann P. Isaac
Ian Randle Publishers

Cassava: Production and Processing

  Contents: 1. Description of the plant 2. Cassava production 3. Cassava harvesting 4. Storing cassava 5. Some food products based on cassava leaves 6. Cassava processing 7. Socio-economic indicators 8. Additional information
Justin Kouakou
Samuel Nanga Nanga
Catherine Plagne-Ismail
Aman Mazalo Pali
Kukom Edoh Ognakossan
Pro-Agro

Packaging of Agricultural Products

  This booklet is intended to be a practical manual that describes methods and materials that can be used by small-scale producers in developing countries to package agricultural products. It covers foods that are grown and/or processed on farms and then transported to wholesale markets or...
Peter Fellows
Agromisa , CTA

Setting up and Running a Small Fruit or Vegetable Processing Enterprise

  If you are interested in starting up a business, food processing offers an excellent opportunity to generate income using locally available resources. Focusing on the establishment of such a business using fruits and vegetables, this detailed and informative manual covers topics such as:...
Barrie Axtell
Peter Fellows
Joseph Hounhouigan
Peggy Oti-Boateng
CTA

Comparison of Different Cooling Methods for Extending Shelf Life of Postharvest Broccoli

  This study aimed to investigate and compare the effects of vacuum cooling, cooling water and cold room methods on the shelf life of broccoli. The experiments were divided into four groups: vacuum cooling (A), ice-water cooling (B), cold room cooling (C) and control. The cooling rate and...
Ding Tian
Liu Fen
Ling Jiangang
Kang Mengli
Yu Jingfen
Ye Xingqian
Liu DongHong
International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering