Mike Knowles welcoming visitors to the 2017 edition of the Global Berry Conference.
Bryan Roberts from TCC Global UK, speaking during 'The Berry Consumer: New trends and demands'.
Pippa Bailey from Ipsos Mori(UK)speaking about new trends and demands for the berry consumer.
John Shelford from Naturipe, Peter McPherson from the IBO (Australia) and Cort Brazelton from Fall Creek Farm & Nursery (US), speaking during the workshop 'Blueberries: Trends and Forecasts'.
Peter McPherson during his presentation about the IBO (International Blueberry Organization).
Cort Brazelton from Fall Creek Farm & Nursery, sharing information about the North American blueberry market and growth in production.
Cort Brazelton sharing information about the increase in worldwide blueberry planting.
John Shelford from Naturipe speaking during the first workshop about blueberry trends and forecasts.
Joanna Ratomska from Core and Piotr Marcinkowski from Berry Point.
Carlo Lingua from RK Growers and Grand Snores from FPS.
Thomas Vera Huelva from Berrynest, Nelson Antunes from Berry Smart and Piotr Janis from CPM.
Teodoro Talento from Sole and Thomas Drahorad from NCX.
Arthur Wiselka, Birgit Hannemann and Felix Moritz from Fruitnet.
Danielle Dalmasso from Ortofruit and Sergio Panini from NCX.
Marin Robbertsen and Rick Van Koppen from the Greenery.
Fred Douven from BBC and Gerard van Loon from the Greenery.
Sjraar Hulsman from the Greenery and Daniel De Vogel from Plant Sciences EU.
Israel Holby from Plantlogic, Diego Alcazar from Bluedrop and Dinis Grussner from Borja.
Luis Bermudez Navas from Euroberry and Ahmet Aktas from Euroberry Germany.
Loli Garcia from Grufesa, Harold Huot from Sunberry and Juan Jose Valls from Grufesa.
Fernando Carvalho from Acegrow.
Sergio Del Castillo from Pro Arandanos (Peru), Ignacio Lopez Cano from Gavi and Pedro Garcia Mateo from Garcia Mateo.
Renzo Malavotta from Unitec in front of the company stand.
Dirk Jan van Dijk from Fruit Growers Alliance.
Alexandre Pierron-darbonne from Planasa, Lorena Rivera and Ana Aguero, both from Total Fresh.
Ed Westerweele from BBC Technologies Spain and Andrew Sharp from Perfotec.
Borja Davis from Armando Alvarez.
Claudio Baudino from Ortofruit.
Alfred Boot from Herkuplast, Paul Greenhalgh from PG Horticulture and Bernhard Aichele from Herkuplast.
Joop de Vries, Alessandro Mariani and Matteo Baiocchi from Infia.
Sergio Torres, Danitza Sanchez and Daria Arapova from Camposol and Ignacio Santibanez from Produce Inspectors Europe.
Matteo Baiocchi from Infia and Andrii Borysenko from Betec.
Neil Michelson from Blue Pepper Farms (SA) and Willem van der Does from BG Door.
Branko Bajatovic from Bluemond Ltd.
Ronnie Kersten from Driesvenplant, Manfred Schneider from Schneider`s Heidelbeeren, Adam Wilczewski from Gospodarstwo Ogrodnicze Wilczewscy, Felix Steeghs from Ingleby farms & forests and Leon Driessen from Driesvenplant.
Massimo Tumedei from Carton Pack, Christian Sacchini from Consorzio Piccoli Frutti - Aurorafruit, and Mirco Sacchetto from Consorzio Piccoli Frutti.
Piotr Janus from CPM, Hatem El Ezzawy and Mohamed Ashraf from PICO.
Ben Maes from Special Fruit Spain speaking during 'The Consumption challenge: How to sell more berries'.
Pedro Braganca from Bfruit (Portugal) speaking during the presentation about new strategies and opportunities on how to sell more berries.
Stephen Weist, category manager for Rewe, giving insight into the retail market.
Anja Grueterich from Ekland Marketing Co., unveiling their new management structure at the Global Berry Congress. Patrick Ballew assumes the role of CEO while Rodrigo Ocampo has been named chief financial officer. Ballew’s wife, Gabriela Pavia, joins as a member of the board of directors.
Dr. Craig Chandler from the University of Florida, speaking about the strawberry program.
Pedro Braganca from Bfruit, Jan van Bergelijk from Plus Berries (Spain) and Ben Maes from Special Fruit (Spain) during the panel discussion about 'The consumption challenge'.
Eric Li from Yiguo, speaking about his company in China and the rise of food E-Commerce.
Fred Douven, Ed Westerweele, Hamish Kay and Geoff Furniss from BBC Technologies.
Susanne Frueh from Obstgrossmarkt Mittelbaden eG, Peter Stremer from Landwirtschaftskammer NRW, Logie Cassells from LoveHoneyberry Inc, Jan Marc Schulz from SFI Rotterdam and Thomas Rudolf from Obstgrossmarkt Mittelbaden eG.
Rafael Bolinches from Projar Group, Maria Jose Mendoza from Andes Mills and Erick Garcia Gonzalez from the Trade Commission of Peru.
Antonio Refeyo from Fresas Nuevos Meteriales and Pedro Pabiagua from Onubafruit.
Pedro Pabiagua and Carlos Esteve Onubafruit, Antonio Refeyo from Fresas Nuevos Meteriales and Karl Monahan from Keelings.
Peter Ensor from Elite Agro.
Jasmine Monteil and Robert Playfoot from CPM.
Carlos Esteve and Mario Gomez from Onubafruit, Sam Buttinghauzen and Andre Kirchenwitz from Edeka.
Piotr Janis from CPM and Tadeusz Kusibab from Gospodarstwo Ogrodnicze Tadeusz Kusibab.
Javiar Navarro, Nikos Genalis and Stefan Spanjaard from Driscoll's.
Ana Claramunt from Daifresh, Sandra Isabel Nunes Cordeiro, Javier Rico Pedrazo and Luis Bermudez Navas.
Javier Velo from Agricola El Bosque and Jan van Bergelijk from SAT Plusberry.
Vicente Jimenez Guijarro from Atlantic Blue and Enrique Masia Serrador from Masia Uscar.
Madlen Miserius from Fruit Logistica and Johanna Maukner from the German-Dutch Chamber of Commerce.
Jacco Hoogendoorn from Legro and Jan Simons from BVB Substrate.
Rick van Koppen from The Greenery and Benno Grimberg from PIB FoodTechLink Ukraine & Grimco Trade Holland.
Marcos Korytnicki from Sundrop Farms.
Ana Aguero and Lorena Rivera from Total Fresh.
Luca Dal Toso from Spreafico Spl and Pippa Bailey from Ipsos.
Mark Van Der Zande and Jack Van Batenburg.
Sabrina Wyant from Tesco UK and Sjraar Hulsman from the Greenery.
Daniel Dekker and Grzegorz Hamas from OGL.
Patricia Haverkamp from Priva, David Ryall and Jonathan Karwacki from Star Produce.
From Nature's Pride; Tom Van Hees, Koert Liekelema, Sander Scherff, Michael Aagaard and Adrielle Dankier.
Gert Mulders and Wim Mulders from Mulders-Van de Pol and Jan Simons from BVB Substrates.
Willem Van Eldijk from Delphy and Eric Boot from BBC Substrates.
Willem van der Does and Jan van Kessel from BG Door.
Roberto Glasser Teijeiro from Marktvertrieb D. Schwerin and Yamile Razuri from Eurogroup DE.
Eefje Bloed from Bloedbessen, Stephane Decourelle from Fruits Rouge & Co, Buard Arnaud from Prosol, Antonio Paisana from Monocle Investments and Melanie Marchand from Fruits Rouge.
Manfred Schneider from Schneider`s Heidelbeeren and Piotr Milewski from Milbor.
Carlos Esteve, Pedro Panigua and Mario Gomez from Onubafruit.
In the middle of the action during the networking break, Harm Valckx (middle) from Berry Packing Services BV.
Anna Dyc from OctoFrost (Sweden) speaking about the benefits of their IQF freezers for the berry industry.
Raffaele Benedetti from Unitec (Italy) speaking during the presentation 'New Technologies to meet consumer demand'.
Geoff Furniss from BBC Technologies(New Zealand)speaking during the presentation about new technologies.
Logie Cassells from LoveHoneyBerry informing visitors about the great potential of the Honey or Haskap berry.
Jan Marc Schultz from SFI Rotterdam, speaking about the success they have seen with processed Haskap berries.
Janja Postruznik from Haskap (Slovenia) speaking during the workshop, 'Honeyberries: In search of the fifth berry'.
Peter Stremer from Landwirtschaftskammer NRW, speaking about the berry market in Germany.
(From left to right) Peter Stremer, Jan Marc Schultz, Janja Postruznik, Tadeusz Kusibab and Logie Cassells during the panel discussion about Honeyberries.
Mario Slunitschek from Edeka and Sergio Torres Takahash from Camposol.
Mathieu Billotte from Earl Mutibaies and Mamia Janashia from Blueberry LLC.
Martin Riedel and Tobias Deil from Dole.
Ben Gudex from Highland Farms, Ryan Brightwell and Brialey Brightwell from Nerrigundah Berries.
Buard Arnaud from Prosol and Sara Bellini from Sant Orsola SCA.
Wilco Van Den Berg from Groentenfruithuis and Nico Harteveld from Koppert.
Jan-Willem Schrijver from Emerson and Jos Aben from Limgroup.
Giz Gaskin from A. Gomez Ltd.
Miroslaw Popowicz from Gospodarstwo Ogrodnicze Waganowice s.c. and Bernhard Aichele from Herkuplast Kubern Gmbh.
Yosef Ouhlous from Koppert and Cherkaoui Benouardia from Qualiprim.
Enrico Turoni from UT Instruments.
Robert Playfoot, Begnat Robichaud and Holger Brandt from Sanlucar.
Teodoro Talento from Sole Soc Coop Agri.
Janja Postruznik and Zoran Petrovic from Haskap d.o.o.
Mihai Ciobanu from Fresh4cast (UK) during the final presentation about new international sources of berry supply.
Ian Simmons asks a question during the presentation.
Peter McPherson from IBO (AU) asks Mihai Ciobanu from Fresh4cast a question during his presentation.
Peter McPherson from the IBO during the final presentation.
Yulei Zhao from China Haisheng, speaking about the berry market in China.
Branko Bajatovic from Bluemond, Ian Simmons from ITS, Peter McPherson from IBO and Yulei Zhao from Haisheng.
Carmen Popescu, Sandra Gabriel, Svetlana Plotean and Anna Dyc from OctoFrost. The Swedish based company sells IQF-freezing machines.
Mauro Stipa from the Italian company Ilip, presenting new packaging that increases berry shelf life.
Michel Koppert and Pedro Fernandez from Maf Roda.
Enrique Tello presenting the new strawberry variety called Rociera FNM from breeding company FNM.
Massimo Belloti from Guilin talking to José Gandia from SAT Royal.
Marcel Suiker from Flevo Berry, presents the first Sunsation strawberries. These are the first batch of strawberries. The early variety distinguishes itself with its intense red colour and iconic shape.
At the Special Fruit booth; Johan Verberck, Ben Maes and Piet Meerkerk, representing the Belgian company.
Geert Van de Voorde from Desch Plantpak. The company had a large booth at the congress.
Dorus Verhoeven from Legro talking about the substrates the company delivers.
Bart Sets and Remco Haverman from Kopper Biological Systems. The company is specialised in biological pollination and crop protection.
Richard Salvage from Maxstim.
Mark van der Zande from Logitec Plus was one of the few at the exhibition who could enjoy the first warm day in the Netherlands (+20 degrees Celsius). His booth was right in the sunshine.
Aart Jan Bos from Beekenkamp Verpakkingen shared that the assortment keeps on growing. Something new that they now offer is a 2.4 liter propagation tray.
José Sancho Sánchez from SanSan shares the booth with Aart Jan Bos from Beekenkamp Verpakkingen.
Anna Cieplucha-Kowalska from Polish company Gospodarstwo Szkolkarskie, which distributes blueberry plants. The company has been seeing growth in eastern Europe, especially in Ukraine, Romania, Serbia and Croatia.
Gerrit Tijhof from Sismatec presenting resealable packing.
Marco Castagnoli, Federica Carminati and Renzo Malavolta represented Unitec at the booth.
Onno Boeren from Green Products.
Mustafa Dogan from Dupont.
Ivo Hendriks(PerfoTec)presents the PerfoTec Roadrunner.
Berry conference visitors were treated to Fall Creek Nurseries blueberries towards the end of the day.
Alfred Boot from Herkuplast.