Storage and Distribution: Shipping and Transportation of Fruits, Nuts and Vegetables

Shipping & Transportation of Fruits, Nuts and Vegetables: HS.63 : Cooperative Relationships (2,3) (PDF) | (PPT)

Imagine the harvest of fruit without a way to get the fruit to market. It would, essentially, rot in the field. Connect the relationship between growers, shippers, and processors to the idea of cooperative relationships.

Shipping & Transportation of Fruits, Nuts and Vegetables: HS.96 : Determining End Products of Process (all,IA) (PDF)

Review the importance of value. How does value increase in a commodity from the field to the retail grocery store? This LK lesson discusses the end products and the important vision that occurs along the process. This is a direct correlation to the importance of increasing value through transportation to the final destination.