This e-book is the fourth in a series of guidebooks that provide in-depth reviews of focused topics relevant to the protein industry's growth, development and profitability. Available in an easy-to-use e-book format, THE MEAT PROCESSOR'S JOURNAL gives processing executives, plant managers and R&D personnel insights into the emerging science, methods, and trends pertinent to specific meat and/or poultry-processing topics. This content-rich, interactive e-book contains video and detailed graphics in a package that can be downloaded to e-reader of your choice. You can access this valuable information – wherever you are – in the format you prefer. (The material also is available as a downloadable PDF. See download instructions below.)

Volume 4 FORMED & EXTRUDED PROCESSED PRODUCTS is the fourth edition of THE MEAT PROCESSOR'S JOURNAL and follows Volume 3 FRESH SAUSAGE PRODUCTION, Volume 2 DRY AND SEMI-DRY SAUSAGE PRODUCTION and Volume 1 WHOLE MUSCLE PROCESSING (all available below). It is a compilation of expert knowledge, practices and technologies developed from the production of formed and extruded processed products.

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Volume 4 of the Meat Processors Journal will be available soon. Thanks for your interest and patience!


Download Volume 1 WHOLE MUSCLE PROCESSING, click here! or Volume 2 DRY AND SEMI-DRY SAUSAGE PRODUCTION, click here! or Volume 3 FRESH SAUSAGE PRODUCTION, click here!

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