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Food Processing


Agricultural engineering provides challenging career opportunities in various job functions such as research, testing, development, design, consulting, management, engineering surveys, planning and counseling. At the end of each section a link to selected specialists is given.

Processing involves the preparation of a commodity for use by human beings or animals. The agricultural engineer can guide entrepreneurs in the following:

  • drying, milling, compacting, cooling, heating and liquidizing of agricultural products, and
  • handling, storing transportation and packaging systems, for example fruit, vegetables and meat.





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