Food processing has been engaging considerable attention of planners and policy makers because of its potential contribution to economic development of rural areas. Low-cost food processing technologies offer excellent opportunities for women in production of processed foods through promotion of cottage. small scale and big industries. Today only one per cent of total fruits and vegetables are processed in 3.000 food industries in the country. Fruit plantation and vegetable cultivation in extensive areas in the country has been triggered by green revolution. Both fruits and vegetables are perishable. Their seasonal glut in the market leads to colossal wastage. Therefore. it is in the fitness of things that fruit and vegetable processing is developed for economic benefit of growers and national prosperity. This book appears information useful for bringing about desirable improvements while planning womens contribution in food processing at different levels. i.e. manual. skilled. managerial and marketing jobs.
|Publishers||CBS Publishers & Distributors|
|Subject||Food Science & Technology|
|About the Author||NA|
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