Mitigating post-harvest losses through preservation/processing

May 24, 2021 Blueprint 0

Post- harvest losses have always been a challenge to farmers and threat to food security. Unarguably, food security could be enhanced through preservation and processing of crops, especially perishable commodities like tomatoes, onions, pepper, mangoes, vegetables, among others. Preservation involves preventing the growth of micro-organisms on food and retardation of oxidation of fats which causes rancidity ( spoilage of food Read More