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Title: Opportunities in food processing: Setting up and running a small fruit or vegetable processing enterprise

Date Published: 2008
Author/s: Barrie Axtell, Peter Fellows, Joseph Hounhouigan and Peggy Oti-Boateng
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Funding Agency : European Union
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Journal Publisher: CTA
Affiliation: CTA


This book covers the important aspects of running a fruit or vegetable processing business,
including choosing products, preparing a feasibility study, finding and developing suitable
markets, selecting equipment, choosing a site
and setting up the premises. Developing new
products, processing and quality assurance, and
managing the finance and business operations are also described. The case
studies provide practical examples showing how others have built a successful