Hazel Technologies, Inc. is launching the first virtual Stone Fruit Quality Summit. A one-hour event held on Friday February 26th, the summit will feature keynote speakers from across the stone fruit industry ahead of the 2021 Northern American stone fruit season.
Speakers will include Angelos Deltsidis, assistant professor of post-harvest physiology at the University of Georgia; Bill Purewal, PureFresh sales owner and sales manager, grower and marketer; and Mario Cervantes, senior business development manager at Hazel Technologies, Inc.
Right: Bill Purewal
Keynote speeches will highlight the latest research on fresh stone fruit post-harvest quality, including maintaining color and firmness in different varieties of stone fruit, preventing shrivel and ensuring quality during long-distance transit. In addition, speakers will discuss technology for stone fruit that has been tested by UC Davis on peaches, plums, nectarines and apricots.
“I am committed to finding new post-harvest solutions for crops with challenging shelf lives,” said Angelos Deltsidis. “I look forward to sharing stone fruit research results and case studies around proven advancements in shelf-life technology.”
Right: Angelos Deltsidis
“PureFresh Sales looks for ways to create value for our business and make our supply chain more sustainable long-term, which is why we are excited to participate in the Stone Fruit Quality Summit,” said Bill Purewal.
“Hazel Tech® has research to understand the unique post-harvest and supply chain challenges in stone fruit. Hazel® invests in developing solutions and is excited to participate in and sponsor this event,” said Mario Cervantes.
Right: Mario Cervantes
The Stone Fruit Quality Summit is a free event. Registration is open to the general industry until February 26th or until capacity is reached. Register here.