Producing Gari from Cassava: An illustrated guide for smallholder cassava processors
Gari – a popular and increasingly marketable food in West Africa – is one of many food products that can be produced from fresh cassava roots. This practical guide focuses on building the capacity of smallholder farmers and food processors to produce gari as a profitable business. Easy to follow, it uses photographs to illustrate how to design a cassava processing centre, selecting techniques to improve product quality, good hygiene practices and expanding your market.
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Objectives of the guide
Machines and equipment
Step 1: Peeling and washing
Step 2: Grating roots into mash
Step 3: De-watering and fermenting mash into wet cake
Step 4: Sieving wet cake into grits and roasting grits into gari
Step 5: Bagging and storing the gari
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