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CUPGRA 2015 Conference

When Dec 16, 2015 12:00 AM to
Dec 17, 2015 12:00 AM
Where Robinson College, Cambridge
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Contact Phone 01223 651599
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Product versus price: Product versus price: what is the opportunity in UK potatoes? 

 

CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY POTATO GROWERS RESEARCH ASSOCIATION 26 ANNUAL CAMBRIDGE POTATO CONFERENCE

 

THE CUPGRA DEBATE: “This house believes that product is more important than price”

• Chair: Ed Garner (Kantar Worldpanel)

• For: Geoff Calder (The Green Pea Company), Ben Sykes (JN Sykes & Sons)

• Against: Tony Bambridge (B & C Farming), Bruce Kerr (Arundel Kerr Produce Ltd)

WORKSHOPS: TASTE PANEL, GREENING, IRRIGATION, BIG DATA, ROTATIONS, ECONOMICS

NETWORKING AND FINE DINING AT THE POTATO BARONS’ CHRISTMAS FEAST AT ST JOHN’S COLLEGE

ACCOMMODATION AND PARKING AVAILABLE

BASIS CPD POINTS AVAILABLE

For further details on the Conference and CUPGRA contact: Mark Stalham, NIAB CUF T: 01223 651599 E: cupgra@farm.cam.ac.uk

 

The unique two-day potato conference provides opportunity to join leading industry innovators and scientists to debate current issues

SPEAKERS:

• Pieter Jan Georgius (Lamb Weston Meijer): Procuring for quality

• John Hicks (Albert Bartlett): The importance of branding

• Laurence Olins (Poupart Group): Proprietary varieties: the lessons learned from the fruit industry

• Caroline Orfila (University of Leeds): The science of taste and texture

• Sigrid Gibson (Sig-Nurture Ltd): Potato consumption habits and diet quality

• Robert Graveland (HZPC): Analysing potato quality profiles to aid breeding

• Cathie Martin (John Innes Centre): Introducing desirable nutritional traits

• James Fowler (NIAB CUF): Factors affecting tuber dry matter

• Nick White (AHDB Potatoes): Stimulating consumption

• Jay Wooton (Andersons): The NEPG cost of production

• David Firman (NIAB CUF): Conflicts between quality and yield

Booking information

£105 for Members (includes both days)

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