Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations. estimated that about 1.3 billion tons of food are globally wasted or lost per year (FAO, 2011). On the other hand, farm waste is expensive to dispose and difficult to manage profitably. The use of these wastes in a sustainable and beneficial way to preserve fruits and vegetables will not only help in reducing the post-harvest loss but will also reduce land and air pollution and increase the disposable income of value chain operators in fruits and vegetables food chain