Setting up and running a small fruit or vegetable processing enterprise
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Fellows, Peter; Axtell, Barrie; Oti-Boateng, Peggy (Eds). 2008. Setting up and running a small fruit or vegetable processing enterprise. CTA, Wageningen, The Netherlands
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This book covers the important aspects of running a fruit or vegetable processing business, including choosing products, preparing a feasibility study, ?nding and developing suitable markets, selecting equipment, choosing a site and setting up the premises...
This handbook is the result of a collaborative effort by small business owners and advisers who support small-scale food processors in ACP countries, supported by the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA). The information contained in the handbook was gathered by the researchers below, who surveyed local fruit and vegetable processing enterprises and prepared reports that were then edited by Midway Technology consultants. The following specialists reviewed the draft publication and made valuable contributions to the text from the perspectives of their own countries: Dave Harcourt, Council For Scienti?c and Industrial Research (CISIR FOODTEK) Pretoria, South Africa. Jane Nabawanuka, Kawanda Research Institute, National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO), Uganda. Richard Beyer Consulting (Food Science), PO Box 363, Paci?c Harbour, Republic of the Fiji Islands.