As part of the academic activities of Tecno Fidta 2018, that takes place up to tomorrow Friday in Costa Salguero Center of Buenos Aires, it has been presented the Value Added, Quality and TICS for Food Conference, organized by Red Alimentaria and Tecno Fidta.
During the meeting, representatives of the Agroindustry Department; INTA; INTI Agroalimentos; ALATI (Latin American Association of Irradiation Technologies); UNNE (Universidad Nacional del Noreste); Red Alimentaria; CAME and Association of Food and Agriculture Journalists of Buenos Aires, lectured on the several subjects related to innovation and the improvements in the processes within the different sectors of the industry. Besides, they exchanged information and experiences in an interaction and discussion space.
In this sense Natalia Basso and María Celeste Barcús, of the Agroindustry Department, gave their lectures under the concept "Differentiation Tools" and talked about the Program of Food Loss and Waste and Alimentos Argentinos seal, respectively; after this lecture, Mrs. Mariana Cap, of INTA, covered the subject of intervention strategies for STEC control.
From INTI, the engineers Érica Stacey and Roxana Saravia, talked on the use of QR code applied to food information to consumer, while Dr. Mariana Sánchez, of the same institution, gave a lecture focused on pulses and their different uses and properties.
On his part, ALATI’s president, Mr. Daniel Perticaro, exposed the irradiation subject in Latin America and the improvements in food quality for the international competition. After this, Dr. Gladys Rebak presented the developments of UNNE in relation to value added to non-traditional meat products; besides, Red Alimentaria representatives, Tech. Mercedes San Jurjo and Mr. Jorge Catino, shared their experiences in relation to online traceability and technologies currently available for this.
Apart from this, Bach. Jorge Pazos, of CAME, talked to the audience about modernization and management in PyME agroalimentaria; the specialist in Kosher meat, Felipe Kleiman, talked on the requirements for export of Kosher beef meat to Israel, as part of the new standard of Animal Welfare for IVSAH (Veterinarian Services of the Agriculture Department of Israel), and to finish, the journalist Gastón Guido posed challenges regarding the sector communication, in his lecture: “Communication is a key link of the food and agriculture business chain.”
A from the coordination of this series of lectures and conferences, both from Red Alimentaria as from Tecno Fidta, enrolled to think in innovation as a key element to be promoted within the industry, as a tool to reach competitiveness in the sector.
These and other activities related to the food technology industry will take place up to Friday, September 21 in Tecno Fidta, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Costa Salguero Center.
The exhibition is only for businessmen and professionals of the sector. With an invitation: free of charge. People under 18 years will not be admitted, even if attending with an adult. Baby strollers are not allowed.
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Background information on Messe Frankfurt Argentina
Messe Frankfurt Argentina is the affiliate of the worldwide trade fair organization leader. The purpose of the fairs is to promote actual business meetings to boost activity in regional markets, in the domestic market and in turn prompt the development of the technological pole in each area. The current portfolio of shows of Messe Frankfurt Argentina includes the following exhibitions: Automechanika Buenos Aires, BIEL Light + Building Buenos Aires, Confemaq, Emitex, ExpoCehap, ExpoFerretera, ExpoMant, International Motorcycle Show of Argentina, Intersec Buenos Aires, Simatex, Tecno Fidta. In addition to numerous congresses and special events for third party, such as Argentina Oil & Gas Expo Buenos Aires, Argentina Oil and Gas Expo Patagonia, Arminera and Electronics Home, among others.
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