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INPhO, the Information Network on Post-harvest Operations, aims at promoting good practices in post-harvest activities for agri-food products and to assist in the expansion of agribusinesses by providing access to technical data and information.  The site is currently undergoing a review to improve user-friendliness. This information resource is managed by the FAO Nutrition and Food Systems Division.

Post-harvest technologies

Hibiscus grows in many tropical and sub-tropical countries and is one of the highest volume speciality botanical products in international commerce. The herbaceous plants produce flowers which are labour intensively harvested for use in a range of products. There are many local and regional markets for hot and cold herbal beverages, jellies and confectionaries.

Organization: FAO
Author: Anne Plotto
Technical Editor: Mazaud, F., Röttger, A. & Steffel, K. (FAO)
Last Reviewed: 22/04/2004
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