Keyword: RUTF production

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Impact of local RUTF manufacture on farmers’ incomes in Malawi

This article describes the experience of local production of Ready to Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF) in Malawi by Valid Nutrition with regard to economic impact on local farmers.

Issue 38, April 2010 (page 18)

Local and centralised therapeutic food production

Summary of editorial.

Issue 37, November 2009 (page 8)

Local Production of RUTF (Special Supplement 2)

The development of RUTF has been an important factor facilitating the development of CTC. However at the moment, most RUTF is made in France, is marketed at a high cost and incurs considerable transport overheads to move it to the point of use.

Supplement 2, November 2004 (page 33)

Postscript: Local purchase of ingredients for RUTF in developing countries?

The manufacture of Ready to Use Food (RUTF) in developing countries, using ingredients purchased from local farmers, has always been a central element in the Community-based Therapeutic Care (CTC) model.

Issue 38, April 2010 (page 20)

Trials and tribulations of local RUTF producer in Haiti

This article presents Meds & Food for Kids, an independent local producer of therapeutic and supplementary foods in Haiti, and its pursuit of accreditation as a manufacturer of Ready to Use Therapeutic Food and acceptance in international supply chains. This story serves as a backdrop to a wider conversation on the viability of the national production model for Ready to Use Foods, and the obstacles and opportunities that are present for specialised manufacturing in developing world contexts.

Issue 39, September 2010 (page 10)

Use of commercial RUTF in India

Summary of publication.

Issue 37, November 2009 (page 13)

Valid Nutrition

The ENN recently interviewed Steve Collins and Paul Murphy from Valid Nutrition (VN) at a Central London Hotel.

Issue 39, September 2010 (page 46)

Value chain approach to increase production of RUTF/CSB

In Ethiopia, 13.7 million people face chronic food insecurity. Out of this figure, the number of people who needed emergency food aid reached about 6.2 million in June 2009. An additional 7.5 million received aid in return for work on community projects as a part of the Productive Safety Net Programme (PSNP).

Issue 40, February 2011 (page 79)