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Who will be elected as the most innovative tomato grower in the world?

02-12-2014

Who will be elected as the most innovative tomato grower in the world?

The 100 most innovative tomato growers in the world will be coming together on Thursday 5th February 2015 in Berlin during the 2nd edition of the Tomato Inspiration Event: the perfect event to inspire and establish connections between the absolute world top in tomato cultivation.

 

The Tomato Inspiration Event

Globally the tomato is the most important greenhouse vegetable, whereby top level innovation and entrepreneurship go hand in hand. The Tomato Inspiration Event brings together the international CEO’s from the world of cultivation and supply, allowing them to inspire each other to reach new insights and possibly even to new forms of collaboration. Which will eventually be able to bring the entire industry up to an even higher level.

 

'Crop and Process Technology’

The theme of the 2nd Tomato Inspiration Event is ‘Crop and Process Technology’, a subject which is now receiving more attention than ever before. After all, it’s the (growing) technique which can further help with the production, quality and added value in the global tomato growing industry.

The winner of the Tomato Inspiration Award 2015 has to meet and excel in the following criteria:

  1. Visionary/innovator in relation to new growing techniques to enhance the end product’s production, quality and added value.
  2. Serious involvement to reduce/compensate for possible negative effects resulting from the production process with respect to relevant resources (water, nutrients, chemicals, (renewable) energy, etc)
  3. Clearly developed and executed strategies to address the 3 major opportunities and threats in the geographic production area with respect to a sustainable production process.
  4. Use of effective control systems (manual <=> fully automated) to monitor relevant items.
  5. Effective knowledge development for continuous improvement. How has this been organised?

The event boasts an attractive set up. Attendees can enjoy a delicious top level dinner during the evening. Interesting speakers will be providing short presentations throughout the different courses. Plus there will be plenty of time for networking after the meal. The big finale of the Tomato Inspiration Event will be formed by the presentation of the Tomato Inspiration Award. This will be awarded to the best tomato grower in the world in the field of Crop and Process Technology.

Which visionary has successfully embraced and applied new growing techniques, which has resulted in a demonstrably improved end product? And which pioneer has appeared capable of driving back negative production effects by making innovative technical adjustments in his operations?

We will know on February 5th.

 

Follow the Event: @TomatoEvent  #TIE2015

The Tomato Inspiration Event is exclusively for invitees.

 

More information?  http://www.tomatoinspirationevent.com/contact/

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