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We assist farmers with the best ways to handle their farm produce after harvest and in storage.

About Post-Harvest Management

Post-harvest management is a system of handling, storing, and transporting agricultural commodities after harvest. For some commodities such as coffee and cocoa, post-harvest activities may include drying and fermenting as well. The importance of post-harvest management has been established over the years—it strengthens the action chain that produces, transports, and processes food and all other related products that give sustenance to the world population.

During the post-harvest period, handlers and producers focus on preserving quality, quantity, and the safety of the commodities. For coffee and cocoa producers and traders, maintaining the integrity of the beans is important because it directly affects the price of the commodity. This means having to ensure that moisture, contaminants, and insects will not affect the quality of the commodities.