JBT will be bringing speakers from Argentina, Mexico, the US and Brazil – including leading authorities from across the Americas – to its forthcoming Citrus Technical Seminar 2017, to be held in the Argentinian city of San Miguel de Tucumán on November 28.

The one-day event, which takes place in Tucumán’s Hilton Garden Inn, will focus on a range of topics related to techniques and technology for the citrus sector, and will also include overviews of trends in citrus processing and the development of the Persian lime market in Mexico and Peru.

In terms of technology, speakers will be detailing new technologies available for fresh fruits (including laser labelling and high-pressure cleaning systems), solutions available to get the most out of fruit pulp when processing, and innovative pasteurization systems that do not comprise on fruit quality, taste or flavor.

Among those speaking at the event will be Prof Dr Marcos David Ferreira from the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA) who will examine non-invasive methods for evaluating fruits and juices, and Dr Marcelo Miranda from Brazil’s Fund for Citrus Protection (Fundecitrus).

For companies or producers wishing to attend, please contact one of the following JBT representatives before November 10:

Ing. Martín Castro – JBT Argentina
E-mail: Martin.castro@jbtc.com

Eneida Nogueira – JBT Brasil
E-mail: eneida.nogueira@jbtc.com