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Agrotourism development in Ghana: A study of its prospects and challenges at Adjeikrom Cocoa Tour Facility, Eshun, Gabriel, and Tettey Christopher , Bulletin of Geography. Socio–economic Series, 06/2014, Issue 25, Torun, Ploand, p.99, (2014) , (Practical Publication)
Modelling Farmers Investment in Agrochemicals: The Experience of Smallholder Cocoa Farmers in Ghana, Danso-Abbeam, Gideon, and Setsoafia Edinam Dope , Research in Applied Economics , 09/2014, Volume 6, Issue 4, United States, p.27, (2014) , (Practical Publication)
Modelling Farmers Investment in Agrochemicals: The Experience of Smallholder Cocoa Farmers in Ghana, Danso-Abbeam, Gideon, and Setsoafia Edinam Dope , Research in Applied Economics , 09/2014, Volume 6, Issue 4, United States, p.27, (2014) , (Practical Publication)
Cocoa Fertilizer Forum, World Cocoa Foundation, and Initiative IDH - sustaina , 10/2014, Copenhagen, (2014) , (Practical Publication)

Analysis of cocoa processing systems and classifications of cocoa dryers

TitleAnalysis of cocoa processing systems and classifications of cocoa dryers
Publication TypeReport
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsChokhonelidze, Alexander, and al Forgor Lempogo et
Date Published05/2014
InstitutionTver state technical university
CityTver
Publication LanguageEnglish
Keywords''Classification''
Lead

The processing of cocoa involves a couple of technological processes such as roasting and drying which consume lots of energy. The ever increasing cost of energy has created the need for continuous optimization of the technological processes to minimize their operational cost. The selection of the appropriate equipment for each process is the first step to optimize the entire process. In recent times, drying technologies have evolved and have become more diverse and complex. Also, there is the need to meet stricter quality specifications, higher production rates, higher energy costs and stringent environmental regulations. As a result, selecting the right dryer for the right product has become an increasingly difficult task. In this paper, we attempted to describe the technological stages of cocoa processing and classified the various types of dryers available for the various stages of cocoa processing. This is important because the engineers responsible for the selection of a drying system need to be informed on the available equipment on the market, what the key criteria are in the selection process and thus arrive at alternative possibilities before a choice is made.

URLhttp://naukovedenie.ru/PDF/130TAVN214.pdf

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