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What is postharvest knowledge?

Knowledge

Scientific, empirical, technological, indigenous, introspective, perspective, tacit, codified, etc etc?

Know-how (ability), know-why, know-who etc. etc.

Post harvest

All treatments that occur from time of harvesting until the food stuff reaches the consumer

Harvesting methods / tools / equipment

Handling (preparation – sorting, trimming, cooling etc)

Conveying/transportation (field to processing unit)

Processing / preservation (tastes, smell, colour, texture)

Packaging, distribution & sale

Storage (under what conditions)

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