IV International Conference on Fresh-cut Produce

Welcome to the IV International Conference on Fresh-cut Produce (ICFP): Management of Quality and Safety. The conference will be held from August 12 to 15, 2019, in Taian, Shandong Province, China, with an optional post-conference technical tour from August 16 to 17.

The conference is organized under the aegis of the International Society of Horticultural Science (ISHS), which has a network that reaches more than 7500 society members as well as many additional professionals worldwide. The proceedings from the conference will be published in Acta Horticulturae (ISTP index), an important resource for scientific and technical literature that is available in both print and digital media. The conference is an excellent opportunity for researchers, technicians, students and industry people to share their knowledge and experience on key issues and emerging technologies relevant to the dynamic and growing fresh-cut produce industry. The main topics will include: Quality & Product Development, Temperature & Atmosphere Management, Facility & Instrument, Food Pathogen & Chemical Hazards Control, Waste or Byproduct Management, and Marketing Status & Future Trends.

We are looking forward to meeting you in Taian, China.

Why should you attend the conference?

1. Get a new perspective of fresh-cut produce in the world, especially in China, which is a great potential fresh-cut producer.

2. Learn about the latest research and technology in fresh-cut produce.

3. Listen to and discuss with top experts in fresh-cut produce.

4. Make the acquaintance of colleagues in fresh-cut produce from around the world.

5. Know the demands of Chinese fresh-cut producers and suppliers including the requirements of processing lines and instruments, cold chain facilities, packaging materials and preharvest production materials and so on.

6. Visit some local value-added vegetable producers and other postharvest industries.

7. Visit some of the famous destinations in Shandong Province including Mount Tai, Qufu, the spring city Ji'nan, beautiful seaside city Qingdao and Weihai.

Keynote Speakers