Organizers

WPTC

World Processing Tomato Council (Wptc)

The World Processing Tomato Council (WPTC) is an international non-profit organization representing the tomato processing industry worldwide. Currently, its members represent more than 95% of the volume of tomatoes processed worldwide.The organization, created in 1998, is constituted of professional tomato growers and/or processors organizations representing their production area. It is headquartered in Avignon (France) and is currently chaired by Roger Scriven from California. Roger Scriven (California) was elected President of WPTC on 6 March 2016 in Santiago. The two vice-presidents are Juan Manuel Mira (Chile) and Dimitris Nomikos (Greece).

WPTC

International Society For Horticultural Science

The aim of the ISHS is & quot;...to promote and encourage research and education in all branches of horticultural science and to facilitate cooperation and knowledge transfer on a global scale through its symposia and congresses, publications and scientific structure & quot; Membership is open to all interested researchers, educators, students and horticultural industry professionals.

The International Society for Horticultural Science - in short ISHS – is a truly global network comprising over 53,000 individuals, universities, governments, institutions, libraries and commercial companies, in addition to a substantial number of Institutional Members and some 50 Member Countries/Regions. It is a major source of up-to-date information on global horticultural research.

ISHS aims to promote research in all branches of horticulture. It encourages the development of international co-operation, bringing together scientific and technical professionals to stimulate, facilitate and co-ordinate research and scientific activities on a global scale.

WPTC

Arcor

Arcor is a leading Argentinian multinational group that specializes in 3 business divisions: Food for mass consumption (Confectionery, Chocolate, Ice Cream, Biscuits and Food), Agribusiness and Packaging.

Arcor is the main foodstuff company in Argentina, the world’s first hard candy manufacturer and the main confectionery exporter of Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Peru, and along with Bagley Latinoamérica S.A., a Danone and Arcor's partnership created to deal with cereal, cookies & crackers business, Arcor is also one of the principal food companies in South America.

Through sustainable management, Arcor develops leading brands reaching people from more than 120 countries. It has commercial branches in America, Europe and Asia and more than 40 factories in Latin America