POWDER AND GRANULAR FOOD PRODUCTS

Award Information
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 1908
Amount: $45,709.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1985
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
7900 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS, 66201
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
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Business Contact
 Henry G. Lembeck
Title: Principal Investigator
Phone: (913) 451-3157
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
RECOGNIZING SERIOUS CONSTRAINTS ASSOCIATED WITH PRESENT M METHODS OF EXPORT MOVEMENT OF FOOD STAPLES SUCH AS WHEAT FLOUR TO DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, THE RESEARCHER PROPOSES A CONTAINERIZED SYSTEM. THE CONCEPT ELIMINATES THE USE OF BAGSAND SUBSTITUTES SELF DISCHARGING SEALED CONTAINERS WITH SPECIALIZED VESSELS. THE PROPOSED SYSTEM WOULD PERMIT MOVEMENT OF PRODUCTS FROM THE U.S. PRODUCING POINT TO FOREIGN CONSUMPTION POINTS INMANAGEABLE BULK QUANTITIES PROTECTED FROM LOSS AND DAMAGE. THE RESEARCH IS DIRECTED TOWARDS ANALYSIS OF THE OVERALL ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL FEAS FEASIBILITY OF THE PROPOSED SYSTEM, AS WELL AS ITS IMPACT ON SPECIFIC SEGMENTS OF INDUSTRY AND GOVERNMENTS. IN ADDITION, THE RESEARCH WILL ADDRESS TECHNICAL PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH THE PROPOSED SYSTEM.

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