Learn how hardships and challenges brought forth new opportunities for a century old family farm. Clay Oliver tells how an interest in on farm biofuel production led to a value added business producing gourmet oils and gluten free flours. The second part of this session will address the process of developing the Olive Oil Industry in the Southeastern United States.
Competencies: Knowledge of the Steps of the Product Development Process (e.g., ideation through production startup), Knowledge of Product Presentation (i.e., planning and physical details), Knowledge of Quality Assurance Systems (e.g., process control, lot traceability and recall, food testing: physical, chemical, microbiological, organoleptic), Knowledge of Equipment and Selection, as part of product/process development, Knowledge of Packaging (e.g., barrier properties, how packaging affects the product), Knowledge of Product Shelf Life (e.g., product shelf life testing, preservation methods, packaging technologies, effects of temperature)
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