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Small-Scale Food Processing - A directory of equipment and methods. Second Edition

Sue Azam Ali, Emma Judge, Peter Fellows and Mike Battcock 
ITDG Publishing  2003  



Paperback  256 pp  ISBN 9781853395048      £30.00
  • essential reference guide for everyone involved in small - medium scale food processing
  • completely revised, expanded and redesigned
  • easy to use, directory of suppliers, information on food processing and preservation
  • glossary, detailed index, bibliography, extensively illustrated

    This extensively revised new edition of Small-scale Food Processing is the essential reference guide for business advisers and trainers, development workers and food processing businesses.

    The principles of food preservation and the stages and equipment needed to process food ranging from fruit and vegetables to dairy products, meat and fish are examined. Cross references to the directory section of the book enable the reader to find out more about the equipment required and to trace suppliers. Essential information is included on quality control and hygiene issues, and the packaging of processed food for market. More detailed sources of information are in the extensive list of references and further reading.

    The directory section of the book catalogues all the food processing equipment necessary for a small to medium-sized industry. A price guide enables readers to estimate costs, and the list of manufacturers from around the world has been completely updated for this second edition. Hundreds of manufacturers are listed by country with full contact details, including website and e-mail.

    The second edition of this popular book has been structured more clearly for the user and has been produced in a more convenient size.

    Contents

    Preface
    Acknowledgements
    Introduction
    How to use this book

    PRINCIPLES OF FOOD PRESERVATION

    Food spoilage
    Methods of food preservation
    Food safety, hygiene and quality assurance
    Packaging

    PROCESSING OF FOOD GROUPS
    Fruits and vegetables
    Root crops
    Cereals and pulses
    Oilseeds and nuts
    Honey, syrups and sugar confectionery
    Meat and fish products
    Dairy products

    DIRECTORY
    Equipment directory
    Manufacturers directory

    GLOSSARY

    REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING

    INDEX

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