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Innovation. Inspiration. Insight.

Fruitnet World of Fresh Ideas

February 6, 2018

13:30 - 18:30

Halle 7.3, Room Berlin (Entrance Hall 7.2)

It focuses on the latest trends and the newest innovations in the world of fresh fruits and vegetables. Drawing on a global network of fresh produce insights and contacts, Fruitnet Media International’s top journalists bring together international experts to explore what’s new and happening in the world of fresh produce today.
Video, audio, online polling and much more will create a new multimedia experience, taking you on a journey of innovation through the global fresh produce supply chain.
From the newest trends in food retail to the latest developments in production, packaging, transport, and logistics, FRUITNET WORLD OF FRESH IDEAS spotlights the most important trends in the global fresh produce business, helping you to make better business decisions every day.

GROWERS & SUPPLIERS: The biggest trends and innovations worldwide.
TREND REPORT: Disruption in Fruit and Vegetable Distribution. Fresh produce: where is it going and how will it get there?
BUYERS & SHOPPERS: The major changes in global demand.
2 Networking Breaks: Meet colleagues, make new contacts!
Fruchthandel Magazine Retail Award: Learn more about the German retail sector Global news round-up
Online polling: Your chance to voice your personal opinion
Presentation of the FRUCHTHANDEL MAGAZINE Retail Award
Simultaneous translation in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish


Michael Barker, Editor, Fresh Produce Journal, Fruitnet Media International GmbH

John Hey, Asiafruit Editor, Asiafruit Magazine, Fruitnet Media International GmbH

Chris White, Managing Director, Market Intelligence Limited, Fruitnet Media International GmbH

Yuxin Yang, China Editor, Fruitnet Media International GmbH

Presenter / Contact person:

Mike Knowles, Editor, Eurofruit Magazin, Fruitnet Media International GmbH

Kaasten Reh, Project Director Events & Awards, Fruchthandel Magazin, Fruitnet Media International GmbH


John Carter, Limoneira Company

Mihai Ciobanu, Fresh4cast

Darren Clough, Category director for produce, Tesco

Helmut Hübsch, Director Consumer Panels, GfK

Steven Martina , CEO, The Greenery

Rainer Münch, Partner, Oliver Wyman

Wayne Prowse, Fresh Intelligence Consulting

Mike Riley, CEO, Compac, Tomra

Gilad Sadan, Navi Co Global

Ole Schack-Petersen, Senior Vice-President, LCL / Broom Group

Jamie Smith, James Hutton Ltd

Bettina Stier Scatamachia, Global Brands Director, Chiquita Brands International Sarl

John Valentine, Red Communications

Cindy van Rijswick, Industry Analyst Fruit & Vegetables, Rabobank