First session fully dedicated to the exotic sector in its entirety, with important data, market trends and special focuses on emerging products such as lime, papaya and passion fruit.
A unique appointment with the masters of pineapple covering all the aspects revolving around this particular fruit’s supply chain, step by step from production to distribution and technologies.
FRUIT RETAIL HANDLING WORKSHOP
This workshop is intended for shippers and wholesale, retail, and produce managers who are involved in handling and ripening tropical fruits. This 3-hour technical workshop has the objective to provide post-harvest biology and technology information to reduce avocado, lime, papaya, passion fruit, pineapple and mango losses at the receiving end and delivering ready-to-eat, delicious fruits to the costumer.
The Tropical Fruit Congress is an all-round event dedicated to exotic fruits. 3 sessions have been scheduled. Here below the full detailed program:
|TROPICAL OVERVIEW: The roaring sector
Coordinated by Prof. Roberto Della Casa – Agroter / Alma Mater University of Bologna
|02||3:00pm||RENZO PIRACCINI – Macfrut Chairman
CSO (Centro Servizi Ortofrutticoli)
Monitoring Centre on Tropical Fruit Consumption
Focus on Papaya
Focus on Lime
Focus on Passion Fruit
|08||5:30pm||WORKSHOP: Status of the tropical sector
Taking stock of the situation with international top buyers and retailers
FMI – FRUIT MARKET INTERNATIONAL
|09||6:00pm||Tropical Happy Hour|
PINEAPPLE DAY: Sustainable farming beyond imagination
S&W FINE FOODS INTERNATIONAL
WORKSHOP: IN SEARCH OF A NEW VALUE OF GROWTH – Comparing experiences with international top players
WORKSHOP: FRESH CUT & SUPPLY CHAIN SOLUTIONS – Comparing experiences with international top players of the field
TECHNICAL WORKSHOP: Tropical Fruit Retail Handling
Welcome, Losses examples and Where is the information?
Environmental conditions to protect the fruit
Temperature management in the cold chain: Protecting limes, papaya, pineapples and passion fruit
Ripening Avocados: The California Experience
New Technologies Protecting Fruit and Supporting Ripening
ZIEHL-ABEGG – Paz Garcia
Final Q&A and comments
The program of speakers, workshops and discussions feature a special lineup of experts from around the globe.
It includes university teachers, researchers, CEOs and marketing managers of the most important exotic fruit organizations. Here’s the speakers: