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WA EVENT - High Pressure Processing Technology: An Industry Insight

  • 24 Nov 2020
  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (AWST)
  • CERI


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High Pressure Processing (HPP) Technology: An Industry Insight

Thank you to our event partner BVAQ

We are proud to announce this face to face event in Perth on HPP Technology.

Where: CERI - Centre for Entrepreneurial Research and Innovation

Level 1, 22 Stirling Highway Nedlands, WA 6009

Tuesday 24th November, 5.30 - 7.30pm 

There will be a line up of 3 experienced speakers:

Dr Janet Howieson

Title: HPP adventures with WA seafood and Horticulture products

Dr Janet Howieson is  a food science lecturer and researcher at Curtin University.  She has conducted many WA food related research projects in the field so new product development, supply chain optimisation and utilisation of waste. Dr Howieson will discuss the results of several trials undertaken, in partnership with the food industry, at the Manjimup HPP.    

Jennie Franceschi

Title: Collaborative HPP Processing…lessons learnt and plans for the future

Jennie has spent all her working life in the Australian fresh produce industry. Firstly in avocado production and then moving onto packing and marketing. In 2011 she became manager of the Avocado Export Company and has spent the years since, educating and training export markets on the value of Australian Avocados. She was part of a group that invested in bringing High Pressure Processing technology to Western Australia with the aim of reducing horticultural waste by creating value-added products. She also consults in agribusiness, branding and product placement, market trends, packaging design and innovation in value adding and export markets.

Paul Mews

Title: TBA

Paul is a qualified CPA and has 25+ years’ experience in the accounting and commercial finance sector. Paul is one of the founding Directors of Flourish Investment Capital Pty Ltd and also a Partner of Engelhard Consulting and Director of Scope Property Group Pty Ltd.  Prior to establishing Engelhard Consulting he worked with a number of banks, specializing in trade finance before moving to WA Department of Agriculture in investment attraction.  Since establishing Engelhard Consulting with Robert, Paul has worked on a number of agri projects, taking them from concept through to successful commercial operations. Paul is also a graduate member of the Australia Institute of Company Directors (AICD)


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