This book by Barbara H. Ingham is available online via http://bit.ly/FBRDH2.
This 65 page book gives comprehensive information on the basis of jam, jelly and preserve making as well as a large number of recipes. Being an output of the University of Wisconsin, the measurements are unfortunately in imperial units. However, if you are online, [...]
This 6 page summary is a short overview of processing tomatoes at the small scale farmer level. The production of powder, pulp, jam and ketchup using household, self built and small scale equipment is described.
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It has a contact details for a few appropriate [...]
This is one more of those amazing sources of information that the INTERNET provides for free. In the past if you were lucky enough to know about it you could probably request a copy. Now you GOOGLE and FTP a PDF for free!
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Another in the series which simply links to the websites of Food Processing Companies in Africa. It is hoped that the industry can benefit from a knowledge of who’s doing what – either through the establishment of new businesses or through trading.
Moriba is African based in the materials (bisap, tamirand, cashew, African [...]
The first and a series which simply links to the websites of Food Processing Companies in Africa. It is hoped that the industry can benefit from a knowledge of who’s doing what – either through the establishment of new businesses or through trading.
Homefoods produces palm oil, Gari and jams & jellies.
Preservation of foods is central to any food processing operation and specially important to small scale processors as it simplifies logistics. Food Technologists know that preserving acidic foods is safer and easier than low acidity foods and more appropriate to small scale processing.
from Food Science Australia
Food Science a joint venture between [...]
I have spoken a few times about some of the projects that are run in food processing by development organisations. The objective is often to produce entrepreneurs from the unemployed poor.
In my experience this seldom works as it takes more than a process, some equipment and a few training programmes, to produce people who [...]