A very detailed and well executed investigation of a very simple method for cooling of camel milk in traditional transport in Kenya.
The simple step of wrapping plastic containers in moist burlap improved the milks shelflife.
By the way a scary statistic, for milk producers in modern industries, the study found that, on [...]
This is a simple page or two of information on ginger, mainly focused on the increasing popularity of ginger containing products.
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The article by N Ackom and K Tano-Debrah in the latest edition of AJFAND Online presents a well explained and investigated process to produce a pineapple fibre for use in food formulations. The study at University of Ghana, Lagon was practical and produced fibre products that were used to produce muffins and biscuits which were [...]
Here is some more advice from Wayne Morley of Leatherhead, based on many years of experience.
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If you are looking at starting a new dairy business, this is a really good but simple starting point.
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This Journal is worth signing up to and watching. While it does not appear to be large and also covers a wide range of topics it is already a source of useful information.
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ISEKI_Food Association, is an international peer-reviewed open-access journal featuring scientific [...]
The International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST) publishes high quality Scientific Information Bulletin on various topics in Food Processing. click on image to read bulletin
This 10 page bulletin published In March 2010, covers the range of enzymes and their application in Food Processing. It covers new production technologies and the more novel [...]
This 450 page book is an amazing resource for the aspirant meat processor. It covers everything from meat to plant cleaning in great detail.
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Meat, processes and equipment are described in detail with supporting diagrams and photographs. Processing is described based on the processing [...]
The International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST) is developing a distance learning programme that is aimed at supporting entrepreneurs and workers operating in the Food Manufacturing Industry. To date six modules have been developed.
Dehydration and Drying Food Packaging Freezing Practical Human Nutrition Shelf life and Food Losses Quality Assurance
Each module [...]
The growing competition in the retail market in sub Saharan Africa has a lot to do with the appeal of packaging of typical first world products over that of local entrepreneurs. Several years ago entrepreneurs and community groups selling food products, often use recycled bottles and a simple black and white printed label like [...]