Tentative Agenda

Please note that the official language of the conference is English.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 | Registration

4:00pm – 7:00pm
Registration Open | Attendees may pick up name tag and program [Sand Key Room]

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 | First Day of Sessions

7:30am – 5:00pm
Registration [Sand Key Room]

Light Morning Refreshments

Location:  Island Ballroom

Sponsored by:

  • Vincent Corporation
General Session [Beach/Gulf/Palm Rooms]

Welcome and Introductory Remarks


Renée Goodrich Schneider
UF/IFAS Food Science & Human Nutrition, Program Organizer

Susan Percival
UF/IFAS Food Science & Human Nutrition, Department Chair

David Johnson
Peace River Citrus Products, ICBC Program Chair


The World of Fruit, Juices and Beverages – A Global Perspective


9:00am

The Israeli Citrus Industry – Retrospective and Perspectives
Ido Frank
Trisun


9:40am

What's New in Sicily: An Overview of Sicilian Citrus “Specialities”
Chiara Corleone
Agrumaria Corleone


10:20am

Coffee Break [Island Ballroom]


10:40am

Overview of the Citrus Production in Mexico
Ricardo Martinez
Citrofrut SA de CV


11:20am

Sustainable Lemon Industry in Argentina
Alex Nolte
Citrusvil S.A.


12:00pm – 1:30pm
Lunch Break (on your own)

Strategic Planning, Marketing and Consumer Trends


1:30pm

Orange Juice Outlook, Research and Marketing
Marisa Zansler and Samantha Lane
Florida Department of Citrus


2:05pm

The Future of Grapefruit in Florida
Scott Kerr and Melanie Ressler
IMG Citrus


2:40pm

Coffee Break [Island Ballroom]

Sponsored by:

  • FGF Trapani

3:10pm

Consumer Insights – the Citrus and Beverage Market
Lisa House
UF/IFAS FRED


3:45pm

The Production and Marketing of Italian Citrus Co-Products
Simona Caratozzolo and Giuseppe Ingrillì
Citrofood Srl, Eurofood Srl (respectively)


4:20pm

Juice Industry Association Update
Adam Thocher
Juice Products Association


4:55pm

Announcements


5:00pm

Session Concludes


Networking Reception

Location: Poolside

Sponsored by:

  • Astral Extracts, Ltd
  • Brown International Corporation, LLC
  • Chemical Systems
  • CitraSource
  • Citrofood
  • Citrus Oleo
  • Doehler GmbH
  • FGF Trapani
  • Firmenich
  • Florida Chemical Company, Inc.
  • Givaudan Flavors Corp.
  • Kerry
  • Quattro Citrus Products, LLC
  • Separator Technology Solutions US Inc
  • Takasago International Corporation
  • Treatt
  • Trisun
  • Vita-Pakt Citrus Products Co.
  • ZIEMANN HOLVRIEKA GmbH

Thursday, September 12, 2019

7:30am – 5:00pm
Registration [Sand Key Room]

Light Morning Refreshments

Location:  Island Ballroom


General Session [Beach/Gulf/Palm Rooms]

Ideas for Industry – From Food Safety to Novel Technologies


8:30am

Innovation in Brewing Processes and Novel Beverages
Andrew MacIntosh
UF/IFAS FSHNq


9:05am

High Pressure Processing – Technical Considerations
Randy Worobo
Cornell University


9:40am

FSMA – Intentional Adulteration Rule Training and Implementation
Donald Kautter
U.S. FDA CFSAN


10:15am

Break [Island Ballroom]


10:45am

Blockchain Technology in the Food Industry
Praveen Pathak
UF Warrington College of Business


11:20am

Agricultural Probiotics: Improving Crop Productivity and Soil Carbon Sequestration
Paul Zorner
Locus Agricultural Solutions


11:55am – 1:30pm
Lunch Break (on your own)

Flavor Technology and Innovation


1:30pm

Chemical and Microbially Induced Flavor Changes in Thermally Processed Citrus Juices
Russell Rouseff
UF/IFAS CREC (Emeritus)


2:05pm

Leveraging Taste Receptor Technology for Citrus
Andrew Patron
Firmenich


2:40pm

Coffee Break [Island Ballroom]


3:10pm

Sweetness Taste Technology in Beverages
Douglas West
Givaudan


3:45pm

Enhancement of Saltiness with Volatiles
Linda Bartoshuk and Charles Sims
UF/IFAS FSHN


4:20pm

Without Lemons, How Would You Make Lemonade?
Cecilia Pereyra
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc


4:55pm

Announcements


5:00pm

Session Concludes


Networking Reception

Location: Poolside

Sponsored by:

  • Advanced Logistics LLC
  • Citromax
  • Flavor Materials International
  • International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (IFF)
  • JBT Corporation

Friday, September 13, 2019

7:30am – 10:00am
Registration [Sand Key Room]

Buffett Breakfast

Location:  Grand Ballroom

Sponsored by:

  • Bell Chem Corp.
  • BioSun Flavors & Food Ingredients
  • Ecolab
  • Marc Neil Soudijn Research Foundation
  • Odyssey FoodTrans, LLC
  • Safe Chem Inc.
  • Winniczuk Family
General Session [Grand Ballroom]

Hot Topics in the Industry


8:30am

CRISPR Technology and HLB-resistance
Fred Gmitter Jr.
UF/IFAS CREC


9:15am

Regulatory Considerations for New Varieties
Kristen Carlson
Florida Citrus Processors Association


10:00am

Pre-harvest Advancements in HLB Control
Tripti Vashisth
UF/IFAS CREC


10:45am

Post-harvest Strategies in an HLB Reality
Yu Wang
UF/IFAS CREC


11:30am
Conference Concludes


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