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Fruit waste utilisation
Practical Action
At very small-scales of operation, where pollution or waste disposal is more important than
process economics, the most likely solution is to use wastes as animal feeds.
Reference and further reading
Fruit Processing, a selection of Practical Action Technical Briefs
Small-scale processing of ready to drink pineapple juice. Food Chain No 27
Principles and practices of small and medium-scale fruit juice processing. FAO Agricultural
Services Bulletin 146, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), (2001).
Technical manual on small-scale processing of fruits and vegetables, Food and Agriculture
Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Setting up and Running a Small Fruit or Vegetable Processing Enterprise: Opportunities in Food
Processing CTA
Starting a Small Food Processing Enterprise by Peter Fellows, Ernesto Franco & Walter Rios Practical
Action Publishing/CTA 1996
Small Scale Food Processing 2nd Ed. P Fellows & S Azam Ali, Practical Action Publishing, 2003
Fruit and Vegetable Processing UNIFEM Practical Action Publishing, 1993
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