Sustainable Food Value Chains Knowledge Platform

Post-Harvest Management of Fruit and Vegetables


These manuals provide a concise and detailed methodology of handling, preserving and preparing for sale fruits and vegetables. They are not training manuals per se, but can effectively be used as training aids to set up training programmes dedicated to appropriate post-harvest management. The manuals have been used extensively in the training of farmers, processors, extension agents and others working in agri-food value chains.

Countries: Non-country specific
Commodities: Fruits in general, Vegetables in general
Topics: Post-harvest handling and aggregation
Authoring organization: Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO)
Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO)
Category: Field-based materials
Level Suitability: Intermediate, Advanced

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