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Food Movement Glossary

Value-Added Product


A raw agricultural product that has been modified or enhanced to be a product with a higher market value and/or a longer shelf life. Examples include fruits made into pies or jams, meats made into jerky, and tomatoes and peppers made into salsa.

Example of Value-Added Product:

Value-added products can open new markets, enhance the public's appreciation for the farm, and extend the marketing season.
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