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Fruit and Vegetable Processing and Products

Conservation des Fruits a Petite Echelle, 1990, Bureau International du Travail, Geneva, Switzerland. (ISBN 92 2 206403 8)

Domestic Preservation of Fruit and Vegetables, 1954, Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 49 High Holborn, London, UK.

Food Processing Technology, Fellows, P.J., 1993, Woodhead Publishing, Cambridge, UK

Fruit and Vegetables, MacDonald, I. and Low, J., 1984, IT Publications, London, UK., (ISBN 0 237507 900)

Fruit and Vegetable Processing, Appropriate Technology in Costa Rica; A Case Study, Quiros, R.D., Madrigal, A., Samuals, L., Aguilar, A., Orfiz, F., Fernandez, R. and Cooke, R., 1980, Tropical Science, 22 (2).

Fruit Processing, Axtell, B., Kocken E., and Sandhu, R., 1993, Food Cycle Technology Sourcebook, IT Publications, London, UK

Home Preservation of Fruit and Vegetables, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, 1969, Bulletin 21, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 49 High Holborn, London WC1., UK.

Home Scale Processing and Preservation of Fruits and Vegetables, 1977, Central Food Technology Research Institute, Mysore, India.

Integrated Food Science and Technology for the Tropics, 1985, Ihekoronye, A.I., and Ngoddy, P.O., Macmillan Press Ltd., London, UK.

Le Point sur la Transformation des Fruits Tropicaux, Bidault, B. and Gattegno, I., 1984, GRET (Groupe de Recherche et D'échanges Technologiques), Paris, France.

Processing Tropical Crops, Asiedu, J.J., 1989, MacMillan Press Ltd, London, (ISBN 0-333-44857-X)

Rural Home Economic Food Preparation, Series 1, Food Preservation, Series 2, Labour Saving Ideas, Series 3, FAO, Via delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy.

Small Scale Food Processing: a guide to appropriate equipment, P. Fellows and A Hampton, 1992, IT Publications, 103-105 Southampton Row, London WC1B 4HH, UK (ISBN 1-85339-108-5)

The Orange Hill Estate: a Successful Small Industry in St. Vincent, Axtell, B., 1983, AT Journal, 10, (2).

Tomato and Fruit Processing: an example of a village factory, de Klein, G., 1993, TOOL Publications, Amsterdam, Holland. (ISBN 90 70857 31 6)

Traditional and Non-Traditional Foods, Ferrando, R., 1981, FAO Publications, Via delle Terme di Caracalla, Rome, Italy. (ISBN 92-5-100167-7)

Traditional Food Technologies, Fellows, P., (Editor), expected 1997 from IT Publications, London, UK.

Tropical Fruit Processing, Jagtiani, J., Chan, H.T. and Sakai, W.S., 1988, Academic Press, San Diego, California, USA. (ISBN 012 379990 2)

Vegetable Production in the Tropics, Williams, C.N., Uzo, J.O. and Peregrine, W.T.H., 1991, Longman Press, London, UK. (ISBN 0 582 60609 8)

Vegetables in the Tropics, Tindall, H.D., 1983, MacMillan Press Ltd., London (ISBN 0 333 24266 1)


A solar food drier for Bangladesh, dark, C.S., 1982, Appropriate Technology, 8, 4, 14-16

Dates: Handling, Processing and Packing, Dowson, V.H.W. and Aten, A., 1962, FAO, Rome, Italy.

Date Palm Products, Barreveld, W.H., 1993, Agricultural Services Bulletin No. 101, FAO, Rome, Italy.

Dehydrated Fruit Report, McBean, M.G., Joslyn, M.A. and Nury, F.S., 1970, Commonwealth Scientific Industrial and Research Organisation, Sydney, Australia.

Development of a forced convection solar drier for red peppers. Trim, D.S. and Ko, H.Y., 1982, Tropical Agriculture (Trinidad) 49, 4, 319-323

Drying crops with solar heated air, Buelow, F.H., 1961, Proceedings of UN conference on New Sources of Energy, FAO, Rome, Italy.

Effect of drying on the nutritive value of foods in Kenya, Gomez, M.I., 1982, in Food Drying; IDRC-195e (Ed.) Yaciuk G. International Development Research Centre, Ottawa, Canada.

Osmotic dehydration - a cheap and simple method of preserving mangoes, bananas and plantains, Hope, G.W. and Vitale, D.G., 1972, Report IDRC 004 el. International Development Research Centre, Ottawa, Canada.

Osmotic dehydration of fruits, Ponting, J.D., Walters, G.G., Forrey, R.R. and Stanley, W.L, 1966, Journal of Food Technology, 1,(10),125-128.

Pretreatment for Solar and Hot-air Drying, Wagner, C.J., Coleman, R.L. and Berry, R.E., 1980, Proceedings of Florida Horticultural Society, 93,336-338.

Small scale solar crop dryers for tropical village use - theory and practical experience, Grainger, W., Othieno, H. and Twiddle, J.W., 1981, Proceedings of ISES solar world forum, Brighton, UK.

Solar Dryers - Their Role in Post-Harvest Processing, 1987, Commonwealth Science Council, London, UK.

Solar drying of crops and foods in humid tropical climates, McDowell, J., 1973, Report CFNI-T-7-73, Caribbean Food and Nutrition Institute, Kingston, Jamaica.

Solar Drying: Practical Methods of Food Preservation, 1986, ILO, Geneva, Switzerland (ISBN 92 2 105357 1)

Solar food drying: A rural industry, dark, C.S., 1981, Renewable Energy Review Journal, 3,1,23-26

The blanching of vegetables and fruit, Voirol, F., 1972, Food Process Industries, August.

The practicality of solar drying of tropical fruits and marine products as income generation for rural development, Pablo, I.S., 1978, Proceedings of UNESCO solar drying workshop, Manila, Philippines.

Try Drying IT, Case Studies in the Dissemination of Tray Drying Technology (including Bangladesh & Guatemala), Axtell, B.L., and Bush, A., 1991, IT Publications, London, UK. (ISBN 1 85339 039 9).

Use of solar energy for banana drying, Bowrey, I., Buckle, R.G., Hamey, K.A. and Payenayotin, P., 1980, Food technology in Australia, 32, (6), 290-291.


Jam Manufacture, Rauch, G.H., 1965, Leonard Hills Books, London, UK.

Jams, Pickles and Chutneys, Mabey, D.&R.,1985, Penguin Publications, Harmondsworth, UK.

Juices and Fermented Products

Fruit and Vegetable Juice Processing, Nelson, P.E. and Tressler, D.T., 1982, AVI Publications, Conn., USA.

Fruit Juice Processing, Bielig, H.J., 1973, FAO Agricultural Services Bulletin 13, FAO Publications, Via delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy.

Home Wine Making and Brewing, Turner, B.C., 1970, Boots Company Ltd., London, UK.

Kick start for Village Vinegar in Papua New Guinea, Adams, M.R., 1982, AT Journal, 9, (2), IT Publications, London, UK.

Microbiology of Fermented Foods, Wood, B.J.B., (ed), 1985, Elsevier, London, (ISBN 0853343322).

Small Scale Production of Vinegar from Bananas, Adams, M.R., 1980, TDRI Post Harvest Technology Publication, G132, Natural Resources Institute, Chatham, Kent, UK.

Pickles and Sauces

Preservation of Vegetables by Salting or Brining, US Department of Agriculture Farmers Bulletin, No. 1932., USDA.

Pickle and Sauce Making, Binstead R., Devey, J.D. and Dakin, J.C., 1971, Food Trade Press Ltd., London, UK.

Feasibility Studies and Business Development

Consultancy for Small Businesses: the concept, training the consultants, Harper, M., 1976, IT Publications, London, UK (ISBN 0-903031-42-6)

Do Your Own Scheme, a Manual for the Entrepreneur, Small Business Promotion Project, Nepal Ministry of Industry and GTZ.

Doing a Feasibility Study: training activities for starting or reviewing a small business, Suzanne Kindervater (Editor), 1987, OEF International, 1815 H Street NW, 11th Floor, Washington, DC 20006, USA. (ISBN 0-912917-07-5).

Entrepreneur ship for the Poor, M Harper, 1984, IT Publications, London, UK.

Improving Small-Scale Food Industries in Developing Countries, Edwardson, W. and MacCormac, C.W., (Editors), 1986, IDRC Publications, PO Box 8500, Ottawa, Canada K1G 3H9. (ISBN 0-88936-398-6)

Monitoring and Evaluating Small Business Projects: a step by step guide for private development organisations, Buzzard, S. and Edgcomb, E., (Editors), 1992, PACT, 777 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017, USA (ISBN 0-942127-00-5).

Small Business in the Third World, M Harper, 1984, J Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK, (ISBN 0-471-90474-0).

Small Business in the Third World: Guidelines for Practical Assistance, Harper, M., IT Publications, London, UK. (ISBN 0 471 90474 0).

Starting a Small Food Processing Enterprise, Fellows, P., Franco, E. and Rios, W., 1996, IT Publications, London, UK. (ISBN 1 85339 323 1).

Women and Small Business, International Women's Tribune Centre, 1984, Tribune Centre, 777 UN Plaza, New York, NY 10017, USA.

Management and Finance

Basic Accounting for Small Groups, Cammack, J., 1992, Oxfam, 274 Banbury Rd, Oxford, UK. (ISBN 0 85598 148 2).

Consultancy for Small Businesses, Harper, M., 1977, IT Publications, London, UK. (ISBN 090303142 6).

Doing a Feasibility Study: Training Activities for Starting or Reviewing a Small Business, Kindervatter, S., 1991, UNIFEM, New York, NY., USA.

Entrepreneurs Handbook, 1981, Technonet Asia, via IT Publications, London, UK.

Food and Drink - Good Manufacturing Practice: a guide to its responsible management, 1991, Published by IFST, 5 Cambridge Court, 210 Shepherd's Bush Road, London W6 7NL, UK (ISBN 0 905367 08 1)

How to Read a Balance Sheet, Halsall, J.J.H., 1986, ILO, Geneva, Switzerland.

Improve Your Business, Dickson, D.E.N., 1986, International Labour Office, Geneva, Switzerland.

Management for Commercial Analysis of Small Scale Projects, Jackelen, H.R., 1983, Appropriate Technology International, 1724 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC20036, USA.

Manual of Practical Management for Third World Rural Development Associations, Vol. 2., Financial Management, 1989, IRED, Geneva, Switzerland.

Where Credit is Due: Income Generating Programmes in Developing Countries, Remenyi, J., 1991, IT Publications, London, UK. (ISBN 1 85339 079 8).


Marketing Strategies: Training Activities for Third World Women Entrepreneurs, OEF International, via IT Publications, London, UK. (ISBN 0 912917 08 3).

Marketing Strategy: training activities for entrepreneurs, Kindervater, S. and Range, M., 1986, OEF International, 1815 H Street NW, 11th Floor, Washington, DC 20006, USA. (ISBN 0-912917-08-3).

Opening the Marketplace to Small Enterprise, de Wilde, T., Schreurs, S. and Richmond, A., 1991, IT Publications, London, UK. (ISBN 1 85339 093 3)

Success with Marketing Diversified Enterprises, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, 1996, MAFF Publications, London, SE99 7TP, UK

Quality Assurance and HACCP

A practical approach to quality control, Caplen, R.H., 1982, Hutchinson Publishing Group, London, UK.

Export Quality, World directory of Standardisation and Quality Assurance Related Institutions, Anon, 1992, ITC/UNCTAD/GATT, Geneva, Switzerland.

Fundamentals of quality control for the food industry, Kramer, A. and Twigg, B.A., 1962, AVI Publishing Co., Westport, Conn. USA.

HACCP - A Practical Approach, Mortimer, S. and Wallace, C., Chapman and Hall, London, UK.

HACCP in street vending in developing countries, Bryan, F.I., 1993, Food Australia, 45. (2).

Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point Evaluations, Bryan, F.I., 1992, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland.

How to HACCP, an illustrated guide, Dillon, M and Griffith, C., 1995, MD Associates, Unit 43, Jackson Place, Wilton Rd, Industrial Estate, Grimsby, DN36 4AS, UK.

Manuals of Food Quality Control, Vols 1-9, FAO Publications, Via delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy. (Vol. 3: Commodities, Martin, P., 1979, Vol 4: Microbiological Analysis, Refai, M.K., 1979, Vol 5: Food Inspection, 1984, Vol 6: Food for Export, Dhamija, O.P., 1979, Vol 7 Food Analysis, 1986, - general techniques, additives, contaminants and composition, Vol 8: Food Analysis, 1986, - quality, adulteration and tests for identity, Vol 9 Introduction to Food Sampling, 1988)

Procedures to implement HACCP systems, 1991, IAMFES, Published by International Association of Milk, Food and Environmental Sanitarians, USA.

Quality Control for the Food Industry, 1991, ITC UNCTAD/GATT, Geneva, Switzerland.

Quality Control in Fruit and Vegetable Processing, Board, P.W., 1988, FAO Food and Nutrition Paper No. 39, FAO Publications, Via delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy. (ISBN 92-5-102421-9)

Safe Processing of Foods, Shapton, D.A. and Shapton, N.F., 1993, Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford, UK.

Sanitation and Hygiene

Affordable Water Supply and Sanitation, Pickford, J., Barker, P., Coad, A., Dijkstra, T., Elson, B., Ince, M., and Shaw, R (Editors), 1995, IT Publications, London, UK. (ISBN 1 85339 294 4).

Codes of hygienic practice of the Codex Alimentarius Commission, Anon, Joint FAO/WHO Food Standards Programme, FAO Publications, Via delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy.:

1 Canned fruit and vegetable products (CAC/RCP 2, 1969)
2 Code of hygienic practice for dried fruits (CAC/RCP 3,1969)
3 General principles of food hygiene (CAC/RCP 1, 1979).

Disinfection of Rural and Small-Community Water Supplies, Anon, 1989, Water Research Centre, Medmenham, Bucks, UK.

Food Poisoning and Food Hygiene, Hobbs, B. and Roberts, D., 1987, Edward Arnold Ltd, 41 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3DQ, UK (ISBN 0-7131-4516-1).

Hygienic design and Operation of Food Plant, Jowitt, R., (Editor), 1980, Ellis Horwood Ltd, Cooper Street, Chichester, PO19 1EB, UK (ISBN 0-85312-153-2) (NB for larger scale food processing)

Making Safe Food (Book and Posters), Fellows, P. and Hidellage, V., 1992, IT Publications, London, UK.

Safe Drinking Water, Howard, J., 1979, Oxfam Technical Guide, Oxfam, Oxford, UK.

The Food Hygiene Handbook, Sprenger, R.A., 1996, Highfield Publications, Doncaster, DN5 7LY, UK (ISBN 1 871912 75X).

Packaging Materials and Labelling

Appropriate Food Packaging, Fellows, P. and Axtell, B., 1993, TOOL Publications, Sarphatistraat 650, 1018 AV Amsterdam, The Netherlands. (ISBN 90 70857 28 6).

Packaging, Obi-Boatang, P. and Axtell, B.L., 1995, Food Cycle Technology Sourcebook: IT Publications, London, UK.

Basic Science Food Composition and Chemical Analysis

Food: the Chemistry of its Components, Coultate, T.P., 1984, The Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, London W1V 0BN, UK. (ISBN 0-85186-483-X).

Modern Food Microbiology, Jay, J.M., 1978, D van Nostrand, New York, (ISBN 0 442 24127 5).

Pearson's Chemical Analysis of Foods, Egan, H., Kirk, R.S., and Sawyer, R., 1981, Churchill Livingstone, London. (ISBN 0 443 02149 X).

The Composition of Foods, Paul, A.A. and Southgate, D.A.T., 1985, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 49 High Holborn, London, UK, (ISBN 0 11 450036 3).

Food Security and Community Development

Approaches to Participation in Rural Development, Oakley, P. and Marsden, D., 1984, ILO, Geneva, Switzerland.

Building Sustainable Communities: Tools and Concepts for Self-reliant Economic Change, Morehouse, W, 1989, Bootstrap Press via IT Publications, London, UK. (ISBN 0942850 11).

Communication Skills for Rural Development, MacDonald, I. and Hearle, D., 1984, Evans Publishing via IT Publications, London, UK.

Developing Technologies for the Rural Poor, Biggs, S. and Grosvenor-Alsop, R., 1984, IT Publications, London, UK.

How to Run a Small Development Project, Geneva Group, 1986, IT Publications, London, UK. (ISBN 0 946688 47 8).

Makala Ya Mafunzo: Skill Development for Self Reliance, ILO/SDSR, PO Box 60598, Nairobi, Kenya.

Providing Food Security for All, Alamgir, M. and Arora, P., 1991, IT Publications, London UK. (ISBN 1 85339 115 8).

Training Village Entrepreneurs: Guidelines for Development Workers, 1986, Skills for Progress, via IT Publications, London, UK.

Village Technology Handbook, VITA, 1970, VITA College Campus, Schenectady, New York 12308, USA.

Note: FoodChain is a publication concerned with small scale food processing that is free to subscribers in developing countries, published by Intermediate Technology Development Group, Railway Terrace, Rugby, CV21 3HT, UK and has regular features on many of the above topics.

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