The IFTPS Conference

Location : Seville, Spain 
Date: 7-8th November 2017 

IFTPS (The Institute for Thermal Processing Specialists) are holding their sixth European Conference on which is taking place between 7-8th November. The conference is being held at the Novotel Sevilla Marques Nervion, Seville, Spain.

Conceived in 1981 by a group of industry experts, the IFTPS is a non-profit organisation. Receiving its Certificate of Incorporation in 1982 and holding its first conference to its 350 members in November 1982.

The IFTPS is a collective of thermal processing specialists from around the world. The institute provides support and education for its members to enhance their awareness. This is accomplished through its conferences and training events which are held throughout the year.

Geoff Shaw, the firms General Sales Manager has been invited to attend as a keynote speaker. He will deliver a 40-minute presentation focusing on the sterilisation and pasteurisation of dry ingredients of using Revtech’s Thermal Processing technology.

 Keynote speakers from across the industry have also been invited to present information on the following topics during the two-day conference:

  • Could High Pressure and Temperature Processes Improve the quality parameters of food products?
  • A Comparative Study of High-Pressure Processing (HPP)
  • Validation – The Importance of Temperature Mapping and Heat Penetration
  • Aseptic 101- Critical Factors for an Aseptic System
  • Aseptic Pouch Filling
  • Aseptic Fillers in a R & D Environment
  • Bacterial and Viral Inactivation on Blueberries during sugar infusion and air drying
  • Ohmic Heat Process of Food
  • Surrogate Bacteria for Process Validation
  • Fo Driven Retort
  • Systematic Troubleshooting
Lagarde, NIKO and Terlet Thermal Processing Systems offer the latest technology in thermal processing solutions. Each machine is individually designed for a specific product range or process. Efficient and effective, our range of machinery guarantees a high-quality safe to use product every time.

The seminar provides opportunity for us to network with food manufacturers and meet up with some old friends in the industry too,

If you would like to find out more about how we can help, please call our Head Office 01780 749097 or email You can also visit our website to find out more about the range of thermal processing solutions available

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Published 25.10.2017

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