The Ohio State University will host the 2014 International Nonthermal Processing Workshop with the theme “Nonthermal Processing Systems for Healthy and Sustainable Foods” on October 21-24, sponsored by Avure Technologies and Multivac.
Larry Keener, president and CEO, International Product Safety Consultants, formerly product safety director, Unilever will join Dr. Ash Husain, executive VP, R&D and Technology for Frankly Fresh, a Cedarlane Natural Foods company and Michael Kempkes, VP, marketing, Diversified Technologies at the event.
The speakers will share recent advances, future research and commercialization opportunities of different nonthermal-processing technologies including high pressure processing, pulsed electric field processing, UV, cold plasma, and food irradiation.
A one-day Nonthermal Processing Short Course is being organized prior to the workshop for new users of the nonthermal technologies.
There is also an optional tour of the Ohio Avure Technology facility on October 24.