backyard cottage industry

14:48 Sep 30, 2018
English to French translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Agriculture / agribusiness-dairy businesses
English term or phrase: backyard cottage industry
Eldoville Dairies is a family owned milk processing enterprise located 15 km from Nairobi city center.
Eldoville was formally established in June 1985 by Lucy Karuga as a backyard cottage industry.
Carole Salas
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3 +1production artisanale et fermière
Jocelyne Cuenin
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production artisanale et fermière

Transformer les produits laitiers frais à la ferme: 3e édition mise ... - Diese Seite übersetzen
Philippe DUDEZ, ‎Martine FRANçOIS, ‎Christine RAIFFAUD - 2017 - ‎Science
... production artisanale et fermière avec : – des formations diplômantes pour l'installation agricole en transformation fermière fromagère ou des viandes (BP ...

"Eldoville was formally established in June 1985 by Mrs. Lucy Karuga as a backyard cottage industry. She started by daily processing 20 l of milk from a single cow into 2 kg of cream using a hand cream separator. After she was introduced to Hotel Intercontinental in Nairobi by a friend, they agreed to buy
her cream. However, the hotel needed 20 kg/day of cream, but Mrs Karuga was only able to produce 2 kg/day from her single cow, which encouraged her to add more dairy cows to her farm."

« Fermier » ou toute autre indication laissant entendre une origine fermière, lorsque le fromage est fabriqué selon les techniques traditionnelles par un producteur agricole ne traitant que les laits de sa propre exploitation sur le lieu même de celle-ci. Cependant, lorsqu’un système d’identification des produits est mis en place, l’affinage des fromages fermiers peut être réalisé en dehors de l’exploitation agricole."
cottage industry = industrie artisanale

ou fabrication, car terme plus général pour la crème, les fromages, etc.

ou transformation laitière fermière et artisanale

Jocelyne Cuenin
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neutral  Daryo: that's an accurate description of this business, but I don't think that it's the meaning of "backyard cottage industry"
6 hrs
  -> Bonjour, Daryo. Même si elle n'a qu'une vache, du moment qu'elle transforme son lait dans son étable, dans sa cour ou dans son jardin, même dans une vieille écrémeuse, sa crème est "fermière" (comme on dit sauce "chasseur"). Et il faut traduire

agree  ph-b (X): ou « familiale et fermière » ?
19 hrs
  -> C'est une bonne idée !
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Cottage Industry
What is a 'Cottage Industry'
A cottage industry is a small-scale, decentralized manufacturing business often operated out of a home rather than a purpose-built facility. Cottage industries are defined by the amount of investment required to start, as well as the number of people employed. They often focus on the production of labor-intensive goods but face a significant disadvantage when competing with factory-based manufacturers that mass-produce goods.

back yard
(UK) [courtyard] cour f de derrière, arrière-cour f
(US) [garden] jardin m de derrière

cottage industry n.
industrie artisanale
[Bus.] in...

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agree  mchd
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