Meat Processing Technology For Small to Medium Producers – Free Online Manual

This 450 page book is a comprehensive online manual for the entrepreneur in the meat processing business. Besides assisting him to run his business, the book is so comprehensive that its sure to assist in ideas for expansion.

Front cover of a 450 page FAO Meat Processing Manual for small and medium processors

from: FAO
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The table of contents reproduced below show the scope of the manual which is well illustrated and seems to be written in a clear and simple manner.


Foreword, Acknowledgement, Authors
Meat, fat and other edible carcass parts
Principles of meat processing Technology
Selection and grading of raw materials for meat processing
Non-meat ingredients
Seasonings used in meat processing
Heat treatment of meat products
Categories of processed meat products
Fresh processed meat products
Raw-fermented sausages
Raw-cooked meat products
Precooked-cooked meat products
Cured meat cuts
Processed products made of chicken meat
Meat products with high levels of extenders and fillers
Traditional / ethnic meat products
Meat drying
Simple meat processing under basic conditions
Packaging of fresh and processed meat
Canning / sterilization of meat products
Handling and maintenance of tools and core equipment
Simple test methods for meat products
Meat processing hygiene
Cleaning and sanitation in meat plants
Annex I recipes for processed meat products
Annex II glossary

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11 thoughts on “Meat Processing Technology For Small to Medium Producers – Free Online Manual

  1. joao vicente

    I have interest in pdf version of book meat processing technology.
    How Do I do to have a copy?
    Thank you.

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