Event Duration: 10h00 to 13h00


  • Introduction and Welcome
    Josef Messmer, PHT Germany

  • Setting the scene
    Linda Jackson, Food Focus

  • Identifying the problem. The deterioration of the products during defrosting, physically and microbiologically
    Elna Buys, University of Pretoria

  • Defrosting and tempering solutions
    Jens Wittig, Schröter Technology Germany

  • Defrosting and tempering solutions using Microwaves and Radio Frequency
    Mathieu Deschamps, Sairem France

  • Cleaning, the science of reducing contamination
    Lindiwe Mmatladi, PHT South Africa

  • Questions, conclusion and final remarks
    Linda Jackson, Food Focus