Small-scale food processing a guide to appropriate equipment

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Published by Intermediate Technology Publications in association with CTA in London, UK .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Food industry and trade -- Equipment and supplies. -- Appropriate technology.,
  • Food processing machinery -- Technological innovations.

Edition Notes

Includes indexes.

Book details

Other titlesSmall scale food processing : a guide to appropriate equipment.
Statement[edited and introduced by] Peter Fellows and Ann Hampton.
ContributionsFellows, P. 1953-, Hampton, Ann.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTP373 .S55 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 158 p. :
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1481556M
ISBN 101853391085
LC Control Number93149008
OCLC/WorldCa27931908

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