Programme Schedule - 9 May 2017

4 - 9 May 2017, Düsseldorf




11:00 – 11:20 am

WPO World Packaging Organisation

Packaging that Saves Food – Country Czech Republic Come together against pest

Vlado Volek,
Jan Hubert

11:25 – 11:45 am

WPO World Packaging Organisation

Packaging that Saves Food – Country Kenya Post Harvest Maize Loss Reduction by Hermetically Sealed Bags in Kenya

Joseph Nyongesa

11:50 – 12:10 pm

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

A longer life for products to avoid Food Waste

PhD. Mercedes Hortal, Food Packaging Specialist at ITENE Research Center

12:45 – 13:15 pm

FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Case Studies on Food Losses in Andhra Pradesh, India

Robert van Otterdijk, Agro-Industry Officer, Nutrition and Food Systems Division (ESN)

13:45 – 14:05 pm

Africon GmbH

Discovering the packaging potential in Africa – Opportunities for the German “Mittelstand” (SMEs) in Africa

Marc Zander, Managing Partner / CEO

14:10 – 14:30 pm

Mondi AG

How barrier properties of packaging add to minimising food waste

Martin Messner, Head of Mondi Food Safety Lab, Research and Development Falk Paulsen, Sales Director Extrusion Coatings

14:35 – 15:20 pm


The ILIP LifePlus system

Luigi Garavaglia, ILIP’s R&D Manager

15:25 – 15:45 pm

Hydro Aluminium Rolled Products GmbH

Aluminium packaging helps to reduce food waste

Hans-Jürgen Schmidt, Head of Product Ecology