The book mainly comprises of novel food processing techniques and the equipment requirement for installation. The book also provides the scope and opportunities of entrepreneurship in the major horticultural crops like banana, mango, pine-apple, and some under-utilized fruits and vegetables. The book also enlightens the readers about the marketing strategies, business plan preparation, safety and quality issues etc. It covers almost all important aspects of entrepreneurship development in food processing sector.
Note: T&F does not sell or distribute the hardback in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. This title is co-published with NIPA.
Table of Contents
1. An Introduction to Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Horticultural Processing Sector 2. Developing Entrepreneurship Skills in the Farming Sector: Perspectives and Strategies 3. Business Incubation – Understanding the Process 4. Value Added Products from Fruits and Vegetables-Prospects for Entrepreneurs 5. Total Value Addition of Banana- Potential Opportunities for Entrepreneurs 6. Prospects in Value Addition of Mango 7. Scope of Entrepreneurship Developments in Pineapple Processing 8. Entrepreneurship Ventures in Cashew Processing 9. Underutilised Fruits and Vegetables- Scope for Value Addition 10. Scope of Entrepreneurial Developments in Cocoa Processing 11. Spice Processing and Value Addition – Opportunities for Start-up Entrepreneurs 12. Entrepreneurship Oriented Processing and Value Addition Technologies of Coconut 13. Scope of Entrepreneurship Development in Non-edible Value Added Products of Coconut 14. Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Tuber Crops Processing 15. Hand Holding Entrepreneurs in Honey Processing and Value Addition 16. Value Addition in Mushroom Processing- A Potential Sector for Budding 17. Importance of Quality and Safety of Processed Products 18. Marketing Strategies and Supply Chain of Horticultural Products 19. Model Business Plan for Dried Jackfruit Flakes Production
K.P. Sudheer, Kerala Agricultural University, Kerala, India
V. Indira, Kerala Agricultural University, Kerala, India