Programme Schedule - 5 May 2017

4 - 9 May 2017, Düsseldorf




11:00 – 11:20 am

WPO World Packaging Organisation

Packaging that Saves Food – Country Germany Student project “Packaging for saving food” of the International School of Düsseldorf

Winfried Batzke

11:25 – 11:45 am

WPO World Packaging Organisation

Packaging that Saves Food – Country Austria How packaging contributes to preventing food waste – specific examples from Austrian stakeholder projects, including carbon footprint assessments

Harald Pilz, Senior Advisor, denkstatt Austria

11:50 – 12:10 am

Sealpac International BV


The PerfoLid packaging system: reduces food waste, keeps your product fresher and saves money!

Mr. Ivo Hendriks, Commercial Director

12:15 – 12:35 pm

ITENE Packaging, Transport & Logistics Research Center

Don’t throw me, I’m still fresh

PhD. Marta Lara, Food Packing Specialist at ITENE Research Center

12:45 – 13:15 pm

FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Educational materials and programmes on food loss and waste reduction

Djbril Drame, Agro-Food Industries Officer

13:45 – 14:05 pm

The SAVE FOOD Mango Project

Social Enterprise Unlocking Markets for Farmers

Tei Mukunya, CEO Azuri Health Ltd., Kenia
Marc Zander, Managing Partner / CEO Africon GmbH

14:10 – 14:30 pm

Grupo Sinekis SA de CV

The Nature of Packaging- Nature as a source of innovation for packaging ©
Sergio F. Grijalva, Founder and Director

14:35 – 14:55 pm

Hydro Aluminium Rolled Products GmbH

Aluminium packaging helps to reduce food waste

Hans-Jürgen Schmidt, Head of Product Ecology

15:00 – 15:20 pm

Herrmann Ultraschalltechnik GmbH & Co. KG

Optimized package sealing reduces food waste

Thomas Fischer, Head of Applications Development

15:25 – 15:45 pm

Packaging Saves Food Research Group

SAVE FOOD and packaging research: state of the art

Dr. Hélen Williams, Karlstad University