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Interko - pioneer of revolutionary fruit ripening technology

Tech Stage

February 8, 2018

16:00 - 17:00

Hall 8.1

Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2018, Interko is an experienced pioneer of revolutionary fruit ripening technology. The visionary firm pushes the boundaries to research, design and develop innovative solutions in response to evolving supply chain challenges and consumer demands.

As the leading global ripening solutions manufacturer, Interko will present on the FRUIT LOGISTICA 2018 Tech Stage a technical exploration of the logistical role of ripening in the fresh produce supply chain over the last 50 years.

Managing Director/Partner, Chris Maat will take the audience on a journey from field to plate.

With different fruits arriving from various sources that are destined for distinct markets, Chris will illustrate the challenges of perfecting the ripening process for individual applications.

From optimising airflow to accommodating various box designs and fine-tuning the subsequent logistics, Chris will explain how such challenges can be overcome thanks to the development of tailored and adaptable ripening rooms featuring state-of-the-art technology.


Chris Maat