2018 Speakers and Presentations

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Welcome and Introductory Remarks

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

Susan Percival | View Presentation PDF
UF/IFAS Food Science & Human Nutrition, Department Chair

Linda Staten
USDA-AMS, ICBC Program Chair

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

Moderator:  Keith Schneider, UF/IFAS Food Science & Human Nutrition

Dominican Republic: Creating New Value in Fruit Processing
Horacio Lomba | View Presentation PDF
Consorcio Citricos Dominicanos, S.A.

Citrus Production – A Global Perspective
Fred Gmitter | View Presentation PDF

Current Situation and Outlook for the Chinese Juice Industry
Russell Rouseff and Houjiu Wu
Southwest University, Citrus Research Institute of China
(Please contact speaker for presentation information)

An Update on the Cuban Citrus Industry
William Messina and Ariel Singerman | View Presentation PDF

Consumers, Markets and Trade

Moderator:  Nick Shields, The Coca-Cola Company

Millennials and Orange Juice Consumption
Lisa House and Yan Heng | View Presentation PDF

Orange Juice Flavor Balancing
Stephan Raeker | View Presentation PDF

How is Consumer Health & Wellness Driving Growth for Citrus Beverages?
Matthew Southmayd | View Presentation PDF

International Trade Policy 2018 Update: Challenges and Opportunities
Anthony Nogueras | View Presentation PDF
Alliance Drawback Services

Juice Products Association (JPA) Update
Carol Freysinger | View Presentation PDF

Ideas for Industry: From Food Safety to Market Research

Moderator:  Savy DiBenedetto, Savy Quality Review, Inc.

Electronic Record-keeping in the Era of FSMA
Bryan Banks | View Presentation PDF

FSVP Implementation – Notes from a Retailer
Angela Valadez
Publix Super Markets, Inc.

Using Scientific Nutrition Research to Reach Millennial Consumers
Rosa Walsh | View Presentation PDF

Marketing to Today’s Millennial Mom
Samantha Lane | View Presentation PDF

Millennials: Disrupting Consumerism
Jennifer Zhou | View Presentation PDF

Processing Technology and Strategies

Moderator:  Greg Schrader, JBT Corporation

Alignment of the FDA Office of Regulatory Affairs
Stewart Watson | View Presentation PDF

Commercialization of HPP Food Products
Emmanuel Onuoha
JBT-Avure Technologies
(Please contact speaker for presentation information)

Citrus Fiber Technical Update
John Haen | View Presentation PDF

Sustainability and 10-year Strategy of the Spanish Citrus Market
Jose Antonio García | View Presentation PDF

Juice and By-Product Processing
Elizabeth Webb | View Presentation PDF
Vincent Corporation

Hot Topics in the Industry

Moderator:  Doug Van Strijp, Southern Gardens Citrus

HLB R&D in the Commercial Sector
Tim Eyrich
Southern Gardens Citrus
(Please contact speaker for presentation information)

CRISPR Technology – A Primer
Nian Wang
(Please contact speaker for presentation information)

Flavor and Consumer Science for Supply Security and Flexibility in the HLB Era
Yu Wang
(Please contact speaker for presentation information)

The Effect of HLB on Orange Oil Quality
Jinhe Bai | View Presentation PDF

Huanglongbing (HLB) and Asian Citrus Psyllid (ACP): Detection, Monitoring and Control
Timothy Gottwald
(Please contact speaker for presentation information)

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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