This simple description outlines the process and equipment used in the commercial production of potato crisps.
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If you are interested in the smaller scale production of potato crisps as the basis for a household business, Practical Action publish a Technical Brief [...]
Here is a link to another chapter from the Tetra Pak Dairy Processing Handbook, this time on membrane filters in dairy processing.
from: Tetra Pak (click image for full story online) Why not download the chapters that match your activities in food processing. Although these have a focus on dairy there is totally applicable [...]
Hungry Planet, a recent book by Peter Menzel and Faith D’Aluisio, presents the food consumption of households around the world. The results are presented in the form of a picture of the family and the food they ate in a week, just like this German family.
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FAIRTRADE has been a great success based on its rapid growth in turnover. There are, however questions that linger around the benefit to farmers compared to the turnover as well as other issues.
from: Shebeen (click image for full story online)
A new idea that also allows the consumer to generate income for development [...]
Savanna cider joined Amarula Cream to become second largest in its alcoholic beverage class a few years ago. This was achieved with Savanna Dry and Savanna Light which are now complemented by Savanna Dark.
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This appears to be a golden cider in a black bottle [...]
This is an interesting and detailed paper presenting detailed information on the processing of traditional foods.
from: IUFOST (click image for full story online)
The paper concludes that the existing small scale processing is important to food supply, food preservation and employment.
It finds that the expansion of the production of these traditional foods [...]
The National Mission on Food Processing is an Indian web site that provides very detailed information for food processing entrepreneurs on a wide range of food products.
from: National Mission on Food Procesing (click image for full story online)
The site provides wide ranging information including product and process descriptions as well as costing [...]
The INPhO network of the Food and Agricultural Organisation is one of the more comprehensive sources of processing information for small enterprises.
from: FAO (click image for full story online)
The information is comprehensive and has a commodity as well as an equipment focus. The equipment and individual databases of the past seem [...]
Its true that “One Third of All Food Produced is Lost or Wasted” but it does get a bit boring when we hear it over and over along with a means of reducing it which is simple and obvious. This is made worse by the fact that these means of reducing loss are often [...]
This presentation by the DTI contains interesting information on Food Processing and the Food Processing Industry in South Africa. Although it is rather old, much of the information is still of value.
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