Annual congress

Workshops & seminars

Extension & demonstration

Exchange & training

Measuring food quality: concepts, methods, results and challenges

Preliminary Program

Monday 12 February

13.00 Arrival and registration

13.30 Welcome

13.45 Dr. L.P.L. van de Vijver, Program Leader Food Quality and Health, Louis Bolk Institute
Introduction Food Quality and Health - is organic better?

14.30 M. Huber, MD, Senior scientist Food Quality and Health, Louis Bolk Institute
Inner quality concept – IQC

15.30 Tea Break

Parameters of Quality

16.00 Conventional parameters of food quality

16.45 P. Doesburg, BSc, Researcher Biochristallisation, Louis Bolk Institute
Holistic (picture forming) methods for measuring quality?

17.45 Discussion on methods

18.15 End of first day

Conference Dinner

Tuesday 13 February

8.30 Food Quality for Organic Food Producers and Suppliers (field visits)

12.00 Lunch break

13.00 J.H. Nielsen, Senior Researcher DARCOF
Organic milk quality

14.00 J. Bloksma, Senior Researcher, Louis Bolk Instituut
Quality in Fruit and vegetables

15.00 Tea Break

15.15 Dr. G. Wyss, Group Leader of the Division Food Quality and Safety, Project Leader Quality Assurance of Organic Products, FIBL

Food safety and food risks

16.00 Presentation of participants’ research

17.30 End of second day

Wednesday 14 February

9.00 B.Cramwinckel, Centre for Taste Research
Taste as a quality criterion

10.00 R. Adriaansen, Msc, Researcher Louis Bolk Instituut
Health aspects: relation between of organic food intake and immunologic parameters

11.0 Coffee break

11.30 Final session: conclusions and main findings, indicate future research needs and priorities

12.30 Lunch and departure

International Training and Exchange workshop

12-14 February 2007,
in Driebergen, NL


Preliminary programme

Location & booking

Cost and registration