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Processing and preserving fresh produce – Good practice guide

How to preserve fruit, vegetables and fish to avoid the spoiling of excess produce

2016 Available in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish

Two women in northeast Brazil hold up buckets of fresh fruit

From: Reveal toolkit: Food and livelihoods

Tools for food security, agriculture and community development 

When fruit and vegetables are in season, prices are low and there may be too much produce for a household to eat before it over-ripens and spoils.

Preserving and processing food is a way to keep produce for longer, reduce wastage and increase income.

This tool introduces ways to process and preserve fruit, vegetables and fish using simple technology available in the home.

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