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10:30 TALKING TECHNOLOGY

Considering the future of berry production from a technological perspective.

• TOM COEN, OCTINION
• MARKO KOKANOVIC, BSK
• WILLEM VAN ELDIK, DELPHY

11:00 ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE

Latest developments in the field of controlled atmosphere packaging.

• GARY WARD, STEPAC

11:30 riding the berry wave

How can more sophisticated analysis of a berry supplier's financial performance help to engineer a healthier business model?

• BRANKO BAJATOVIC, BLUEMOND


12:30 BERRY QUALITY UNDER WRAPS

How more sophisticated shading using thermo-reflective screens can increase berry quality and yield while reducing the need for chemical treatments.

• MILENA POLEDICA, ARRIGONI

14:30 GETTING GREENER WHILE REDUCING COSTS

With packaging playing such a crucial role in ensuring that fresh berries arrive at the point of sale in peak condition, what can the industry do to make that packaging more sustainable and environmentally friendly?

• BAS GROENEWEG, PERFOTEC

15:00 EXERCISING SOME SELF-CONTROL

No longer purely consigned to the world of science fiction, automated harvesting systems are playing a more important part in the creation of modern berry supply chains. What opportunities lie ahead for those willing to invest?

• MARKO KOKANOVIC, BSK

15:30 LIGHTING THE WAY

New developments in LED-equipped and automated production systems are casting a new light on the potential for berries to be grown in new parts of the world, and often much closer to emerging markets than ever before.

• WILLEM VAN ELDIK, DELPHY