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TitleMaintaining Quality of Food and Feed Grain Through Trade and Processing – Training Manual
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Author(s)FAO -Peter Golob
LanguageEnglish
Document TypeSeries
AbtractThe grain produced by the farmer has a long journey to travel on its way to the consumer’s plate or the animal’s feed trough; it may be processed into value-added foods or feeds for consumption in urban or other areas that are remote from the site of production. There may be a long chain through which the crop will be transported, stored and processed, with accompanying losses in quality, quantity, nutrient content and monetary value at each stage. If these losses are allowed to occur and build up, there will be a significant loss in revenue for the producer and the end user. Therefore, no matter how many stages there are in the marketing chain, it is important that grain quality is maintained throughout the chain so that the end product fetches the best price possible, retains a high nutritive value, and appears attractive to buyers. [...]
PublisherFAO
ISBN978-92-5-105853-4
Job No.A1417e
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Pages No.45
Country
Commodities
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Year2007