7th International CIGR Technical Symposium
"Innovating the food value chain"
2nd International Conference on Postharvest Technology &
Quality Management


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Following the success and scientific reputation of the previous CIGR Section VI Postharvest Symposia held in Beijing (China), Warsaw (Poland), Napoli (Italy), Iguascu (Brazil), Potsdam (Germany) and Nantes (France), and the 1st International Conference on Postharvest Technology held in Muscat (Oman), we are pleased to invite you and your colleagues to the next event to be held in the beautiful and historical 'Oak City' of Stellenbosch, South Africa.
The Conference will highlight recent scientific advances and technological tools to handle, preserve, process, maintain and control quality and reduce losses in fresh and processed foods and agro-industrial raw materials, including fruit and vegetables, grains, roots and tuber, meat, seafood, herbs, spices, and cut flowers.
Convenor - Prof Opara Prof Linus Opara
South African Research Chair in Postharvest Technology
Faculty of AgriSciences, University of Stellenbosch
Private Bag X1, Stellenbosch 7602, South Africa.
Phone: +27 218084064 Fax: +27 218083743
Email: opara@sun.ac.za

Conference Organiser

Ms Retha Venter
Email: reventer@netactive.co.za; postharvest@sun.ac.za
Phone: +27 21 855 4472
Mobile: +27 82 656 7088
Fax: +27 21 855 2722
Technical Assistant

Ms Karen Munhuweyi
Email: postharvest@sun.ac.za
Mobile: +27 74 709 4063
IT Support

Mr. Bevan Paulse
Email: bevanpaulse@gmail.com
Mobile: +27 79 696 8869