Next stop: Bangkok

Sept 2, 2019: The next stop on the FRUTIC Traveling Conference, a networking trip to Southeast Asia, was Kasetsart University, Bangkok. Thailand. 150 attendees enjoyed hospitality at the jointly organized workshop on Sept 2. Key topics were fresh coconut packaging and aroma retention. Packaging of fresh mango ethylene scavenging film, coating for controlled release of fertiliser. 

An expert group, consisting of scientists from the ATB and partners from science and industry, is currently visiting research sites in Southeast Asia as part of the FRUTIC Traveling Conference, a networking and exploratory trip. The aim is to sustainably establish and expand cooperation with excellent partners in Malaysia, Thailand and Hong Kong in the field of post-harvest technologies for fresh plant products.

Next stop: FRUTIC Symposium, Hongkong

The FRUTIC2019 Travelling Conference receives financial support from the BMEL via the project management organisation BLE. The ATB is the overall coordinator of the project. The aim is to network with science and industry in the SO-Asian region in order to jointly meet the major challenges regarding quality and loss reduction in the value chain of fruit and vegetables with solutions. 

Contact: Dr. Manuela Zude

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