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Impact of international voluntary standards on smallholder market participation in developing countries
Over the past twenty years, international voluntary standards have gained prominence in global trade. These standards are developed and used by both private and public actors to ensure quality, food [...]
Marketing institutions - Linking farmers to markets - Policy and strategies - Quality management systems
Global food losses and food waste
This publication is based on studies carried out from August 2010 to January 2011 by The Swedish Institute for Food and Biotechnology (SIK) on request from the Food and Agriculture [...]
Food and agricultural industries - Value adding technologies - Meat and milk - Agro-industries sub-sector development - Processing facilities - Quality management systems - Post-harvest management - Oilseeds & pulses - Roots & tubers - Cereals - Fruits & vegetables - Milk & dairy - Meat & meat products
Appropriate food packaging solutions for developing countries
The study was undertaken to serve as a basis for the international congress Save Food!, taking place from 16 to 17 May 2011, at the international packaging industry fair Interpack2011 [...]
Food and agricultural industries - Value adding technologies - Meat and milk - Agro-industries sub-sector development - Processing facilities - Quality management systems - Post-harvest management - Oilseeds & pulses - Roots & tubers - Cereals - Fruits & vegetables - Milk & dairy - Meat & meat products
The role of post-harvest management in assuring the quality and safety of horticultural crops
Horticultural produce plays a significant role in human nutrition by supplying vitamins, minerals, dietary fibre and anti-oxidants to the diet. The quality and safety of horticultural produce reaching the consumer [...]
Quality management systems
This document is intended for policy-makers, agricultural economists, marketing specialists, managers, researchers, NGOs, extension professionals, food engineers, agroindustrial engineers, food technologists, nutritionists, and food quality and safety systems specialists, with [...]
Quality management systems
Good Practice for the small-scale production of bottled coconut water
 This guide describes a "middle level" of cold preservation technology, for producing coconut water having a shelf-life of at least ten days under refrigerated conditions. This "middle level" of technology [...]
Quality management systems
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