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Food Processor’s Reference Manual – Free Online Information

Here is a 288 page , high quality manual covering the steps required to set up a small food processing business.  

 

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The table of the contents of the book says it all 

The only downside is that it is written for Canada so many of the contacts are not applicable to local circumstances. However, the quality and depth of the information and the fact that it’s free to download make its retention as a reference worthwhile. 
 
 
 
 

Business Manual -Setting up and Running a Small-scale Dairy Processing Business a Small-scale Dairy Processing Business

This is another food processing based business manual by Peter Fellows like others I have reviewed eg

Business Manual – Setting Up and Running a Small Fruit or Vegetable Business

Business Manual – Small-scale Root Crops and Tubers Processing and Products

Free Online Information – Milling & Baking Enterprise Design

Processing Fruit & Vegetables

The latter being similar to this manual but with more of a technology focus and less of an enterprise focus.

 

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from: CTA Documents
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The manual starts off with a discussion of how to identify a market, test its feasibility, serve it and maintain customers and where and how to set up the milk processing plant. Only then are processes and technologies discussed. The manual ends with sections on quality assurance & legislation and planning and managing production and finances.

All the sections of the manual contain practical calculations, tips for success, case studies, chapter summaries and checklists, which help to make the material real and reinforce the learning process.

Valuable practical information including a bibliography, a list of Institutions offering support to small-scale processors, a glossary and a list of acronyms can be found in the appendix.

 

 

Business Manual – Setting Up and Running a Small Fruit or Vegetable Processing Enterprise

This is another food processing based business manual by Peter Fellows like others I have reviewed eg
Business Manual – Small-scale Root Crops and Tubers Processing and Products
Free Online Information – Milling & Baking Enterprise Design
Processing Fruit & Vegetables

The latter being similar to this manual but with more of a technology focus and less of an enterprise focus.

 

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from: CTA
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The manual starts off with a discussion of how to identify a market, test its feasibility, serve it and maintain customers and where and how to set up the food processing plant. Only then are processes and technologies discussed. The manual ends with sections on quality assurance & legislation and planning and managing production and finances.

All the sections of the manual contain practical calculations, tips for success, case studies, chapter summaries and checklists, which help to make the material real and reinforce the learning process.

Valuable practical information including a bibliography, a list of Institutions offering support to small-scale processors, a glossary and a list of acronyms can be found in the appendix.