FRUTIC reviewed

Photo: 123rf Sergei Vinogradov

Frutic 2018 - Optimizing Water Use in the Supply Chain of Fresh Produce

The 11th International FRUTIC Symposium took place

on February 06, 2018
at CityCube, Berlin.

Here you can download the Flyer

Flyer 2018


The FRUTIC 2018 covered the following topics:

  • Irrigation and its influence on fruit quality
  • Irrigation and measuring techniques
  • Postharvest decay and physiological disorders
  • Methodology for measuring the water status of produce
  • Fresh produce supply chain
  • Sensors for analyzing the water content of produce
  • Thermal imaging
  • Oxygenation
  • Reducing postharvest losses
  • Postharvest treatments (cooling, hot water)
  • Postharvest handling equipments (cleaning, washing, slicing, sorting, grading, packaging)
  • Food safety, hygienic treatments
  • Waste water treatment
  • Water footprint
  • Shelf life assessment and prediction

Here you can download the whole program (pdf, 1MB)


organized by


in cooperation with


Professor Merete Edelenbos
Aarhus University - Dept. of Food Science, Denmark 

“Hot water treatment of fresh produce to prolong shelf-life and reduce losses and waste”

Professor Juan José Alarcón

“Water irrigation management in Mediterranean area"