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September 21-24, 2021
Clearwater Beach, FL

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New Dates Confirmed!

September 21-24, 2021

Sheraton Sand Key Resort
Clearwater Beach, FL

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 Due to COVID-19, the International Citrus and Beverage Conference will not be held in 2020

Mark your calendar now for our next dates of September 21-24, 2021 at the same location - the Sheraton Sand Key in Clearwater Beach, Florida USA.

We truly regret these unfortunate circumstances, but the health and well-being of our attendees, employees and the overall community comes first. We are grateful to the sponsors, speakers and attendees who support the conference and we look forward to a successful conference in 2021.

If you have already made your 2020 room reservation at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort, please note that your reservation will automatically be cancelled. You will receive a cancellation confirmation from the resort in the coming days. If you have any questions, contact the resort directly at (727) 595-1611.

We look forward to your participation next year,

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

Jessica Bailey, Conference Coordinator, UF/IFAS Office of Conferences & Institutes, Gainesville, FL

About ICBC

Providing Solutions for the Citrus and Beverage Industries Since 1960

Welcome to our annual program for citrus, juice and beverage professionals. This year's conference will focus on key issues facing our industry, and will span the topics of global juice and beverage operations to the marketing of new and emerging products and ingredients. Please join us for discussions on the impact of new regulations on our industry, as well as updates on quality and consumer testing, technology-driven innovations, and interesting research and consumer insights regarding the beverage category. The “Hot Topics” session will again focus on research and new perspectives on issues facing our industry, including HLB. Our speakers, all active members of academia, industry and government, are selected because of their depth of knowledge in these pertinent topics and their enthusiasm in sharing their insights. This event will bring those invited speakers together with industry researchers, technical and managerial personnel, and partners who are involved members of the food, beverage and citrus industries. We look forward to both long-time attendees and new members of the juice and beverage community joining us in September 2021.

Renée Goodrich Schneider
Renée Goodrich Schneider

Program Organizer
UF/IFAS Food Science & Human Nutrition
Gainesville, FL

UF/IFAS Extension

Extension is a partnership between state, federal, and county governments to provide scientific knowledge and expertise to the public. The University of Florida (UF), together with Florida A&M University (FAMU), administers the Florida Cooperative Extension Service. UF/IFAS Extension encompasses thousands of Extension faculty members, scientists, educators, administrative staff, and volunteers, all working to provide solutions for your life.

UF Food Science & Human Nutrition

The Food Science and Human Nutrition Department (FSHN) is one of the world’s largest combined academic programs where food science, nutritional sciences, and dietetics are all studied within one department. FSHN has nearly 25 full-time faculty members, 80 graduate assistants, and 600 undergraduate students.


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