NUTS & DRIED FRUIT
BUSINESS LEADERS SINCE 1983
INC’s Committees and Ad-hoc working groups met in the frame of the XXXV World Nut and Dried Fruit Congress. It was an excellent opportunity to assess plans, review projects, keep updated on the latest news and make decisions.
Steve Junqueiro (Save Mart) has provided new insight into the future of American supermarkets and Dr. Joel Kimmelshue (Land IQ) has shared statewide spatial mapping of almonds, walnuts, pistachios and dried plums in California. Dr. Penny Kris-Etherton, Prof. Jordi Salas-Salvadó and Dr. Cesarettin Alasalvar, distinguished experts in the field of health and nutrition, have been part of the Nutrition Research Update.
The INC Congress welcomed more than 1,400 participants from 60 countries in San Diego, becoming the largest event of nuts and dried fruits in history. Keynote speaker Steve Junqueiro, Co-President and COO of Save Mart Supermarkets, shared his vision about the future of American supermarkets.
The INC participated in the Open Discussion of the European Federation of the Trade in Dried Fruit & Edible Nuts, Processed Fruit & Vegetables, Processed Fishery products, Spices, Honey (FRUCOM) on 19 April 2016, in Brussels, Belgium, represented by Ms. Goretti Guasch, INC Executive Director, and Dr. Ana Bermejo, Food Safety and Law Specialist.