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Welcome to the Postharvest Technology Center's E-newsletter Page.  Scroll down and fill out the form below to subscribe to the free monthly enewsletter, or you can view previous editions, starting with August 2007.

Each month our e-newsletter includes:

  • a message from the Center Director,
  • links to new content on our web site,
  • brief reviews of our Postharvest Specialists recent activities,
  • descriptions and ordering information about new postharvest publications, along with discounts for our featured publication of the month,
  • links to upcoming postharvest courses and workshops, and
  • an "Ask the Produce Doc" feature that one of our Postharvest Specialists has written.

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Issue Articles Type Date Added
September 2016
  • Director's Update
  • Full Cass for Fresh-cut
  • Produce Safety Workshop Open for Registration
  • A busy Month for Trevor Suslow and Colleagues
  • Linda Harris Assumes Presidency of the International Association for Food Protection
  • Beth Mitcham Elected Vice President of the American Society for Horticultural Sciences
  • Postharvest Technology Center Participating in Farm Tank Tour
  • Adding Portable Pre-cooling to your Quality Management Programs
PDF 9/22/16
August 2016
  • Fresh-cut Workshop is Filling
  • Announcing New Postharvest Technology Center Director
  • 2016 Fresh-cut Workshop
  • Produce Safety Workshop—Save the Date!
  • Trevor Suslow Invited Speaker
  • Beth Mitcham Announces two Funding Opportunities from the Horticulture Innovation Lab
  • Postharvest Technology Center Participating in Farm Tank Tour
  • New Publications on our Website
  • Fresh Produce Group—Product Technologist
PDF 8/3/16
July 2016
  • Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops Short Course—An International Success!
  • Uptick in Enrollments
  • Last Chance to Advocate for New Talent
  • 2016 Fresh-cut Workshop
  • Produce Safety Workshop—Save the Date!
  • Time is Running Out: Please help us advocate for a new Postharvest Specialist
  • Irwin Donis-Gonzalez Participates in Guatemala 3-day Course
  • Diane Barrett Earns the 2016 Distinguished Service Award for Outstanding Research
  • Mary Lu Arpaia to Present at Upcoming Postharvest Technology Course in Wageningen
  • World Vegetable Center—Deputy Director General--Research
PDF 7/3/16
June 2016
  • Website Redesign Right Around the Corner
  • June 2016 Postharvest Technology Short Course
  • 2016 Fresh-cut Workshop: an In-Demand Topic
  • Please help us advocate for a new Postharvest Specialist
  • International Processing Tomato Symposium and Retirement Dinner for Dr. Diane M. Barrett
  • Diane Barrett Establishes the Fruit & Vegetable Faculty Fellowship
  • Notable Video: The Extraordinary Life and Times of A Str
  • Featured this Month on the Postharvest Technology Center Website: International Ordering
  • Faculty Position (equivalent to Assistant or Associate Professor) in Postharvest Biology and Technology available at Cranfield University, UK
  • Ask the Produce Docs
PDF 6/30/16
May 2016
  • New Talent for the Postharvest Technology Center
  • June 2016 Postharvest Technology Short Course
  • Consider Joining us at the 2016 Fresh-cut Workshop
  • Please Help the Postharvest Education Foundation
  • Featured this Month on the Postharvest Technology Center Website: Center Activities
  • Ask the Produce Docs
PDF 5/11/16
April 2016
  • What’s New at the Postharvest Technology Center
  • June 2016 Postharvest Technology Short Course
  • 2016 Fresh-cut Workshop—Enrollments are starting to Roll In
  • Receive 20% off this month’s featured publication: Organic Strawberry Production Manual
  • Christine Bruhn Participates in USDA-Sponsored Irradiation Conference
  • A Busy Month for Linda Harris
  • Beth Mitcham and Michal Reid
  • Diane Barrett to Retire
  • Featured this Month on the Postharvest Technology Center Website: “Ask the Produce Docs”
PDF 4/13/16
March 2016
  • And the Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops Short Course Scholarship Goes to…
  • Fruit Ripenning & Ethylene Management Workshop Wrap-Up
  • June 2016 Postharvest Technology Short Course Starting to Fill
  • Open for Enrollment: Fresh-cut Products Workshop
  • Receive 20% off this month’s featured publication: Tecnología Postcosecha de Cultivos Hortofrutícolas
  • Angelos Deltsidis—Back to Bangladesh
  • Beth Mitcham visits Abu Dhabi
  • Featured this Month on the Postharvest Technology Center Website: Most Useful Postharvest Websites
PDF 4/13/16
February 2016
  • What Happenend to my January E-newsletter?
  • Methods of Measuring Fruit & Vegetable Flavor Color & Texture Workshop Well Attended
  • Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops Short Course
  • Produce Professional Certificate Awarded
  • Fruit Ripening & Ethylene Management Workshop March 1-2, 2016 is Filling Fast
  • Enroll today for the June 2016 Postharvest Technology Short Course
  • Mary Lu Arpaia—Living the Promise
  • Beth Mitcham participates in postharvest loss discussion
  • Christine Bruhn shares information about a boost in support for fruits and vegetables in EU schools
    New measures
  • Featured this Month on the Postharvest Technology Center Website: Postharvest Publications Organized by Topic
PDF 3/1/16
December 2015
  • Register Soon—Methods of Measuring Fruit and Vegetable Flavor, Color & Texture
    Workshop
  • March 1& 2, 2016—Fruit Ripening & Ethylene Management Workshop
  • 38th Annual Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops Short Course
  • Scholarship Available for Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops Short Course
  • 25% Discount on Pear Production and Handling Manual
  • 2015 Kader Award in Postharvest Training
  • Frieda Caplan--New Documentary
  • Specialty Crops Research Results Published in Journal of Food Distribution Research
PDF 1/1/16
November 2015
  • Thankful for our Year
  • January 20, 2016--Methods of Measuring Fruit and Vegetable Flavor, Color & Texture Workshop has Seats Available
  • March 1& 2, 2016—Fruit Ripening & Ethylene Management is Now Open for Enrollment!
  • A Gift for you for the Holidays!
  • UC Davis for Produce Safety Workshop Filled to Capacity!
  • Fantastic December Sale!
  • Bruhn Presents at California Seed Association Meeting
  • Presentations at UC Davis Workshops
  • Ag Seeds Award given to Dr. Diane M. Barrett
  • Food for Thought
  • Blueberries Anyone?
  • The Second International Horticulture Research Conference
  • Innovation Lab Debuts Solar Coolroom
  • Coolbot Installation in Tanzania
PDF 12/1/15
October 2015
  • Produce Professional Certificate Awarded
  • Welcoming our favorite Food Safety Experts to UC Davis for Produce Safety Workshop
  • Reserve your Spot for Methods of Measuring Fruit and Vegetable Flavor, Color & Texture Workshop – January 20, 2016
  • Receive 25% off this month’s featured publication: Produce Quality Rating Scales & Color Charts, 2nd Edition (Binder + CD)
  • Western Training, Education, Extension, Outreach, and Technical Assistance Center to Enhance Food Safety
  • NSF Center for Advanced Processing & Packaging
  • Opening of the Horticulture Innovation Lab Demonstration Center
  • Welcoming Dr. Irwin Donis-Gonzalez as Postharvest Systems Engineering Specialist
  • Featured this Month on the Postharvest Technology Center’s Website: Donate a Gift
PDF 12/1/15
September 2015
  • Successful International Fresh-cut Conference Enjoyed by All
  • Registration Open for Methods of Measuring Fruit and Vegetable Flavor, Color & Texture Workshop
  • Special Opportunity to Exhibit!
  • 2015 Produce Safety Workshop Filling up Quickly
  • Receive 25% off this month’s featured publication: Produce Facts – Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality
  • Michael Reid and Angelos Deltsidis deliver Postharvest Short Course to small-scale producers in Bangledesh
  • Christine Bruhn (Dr. Food Safety) on Display at UC Davis Bainer Hall.
  • Remembering Postharvest Professor Dr. David Dilley
  • New Publications
  • Featured this Month on the Postharvest Technology Center’s Website: Donate a Gift
PDF 12/1/15
August 2015
  • Postharvest Scientists Recognized by the American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS)
  • Reduced Registration Fees for 2015 Produce Safety Workshop
  • Re-introducing Methods of Measuring Fruit and Vegetable Flavor, Color & Texture Workshop January 20, 2016
  • Receive 25% off this month’s featured publication: Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops (3rd edition)
  • Christine Bruhn was awarded an Honorary Life Membership in the International Association for Food Protection at the annual meeting in Portland, July 2016.
  • Linda Harris travels to Australia for Food Safety presentations
  • Beth Mitcham participates in SEAsia2015 Postharvest Symposium in Cambodia
  • Featured this Month on the Postharvest Technology Center’s Website: Donate a Gift
  • New Publications by Postharvest Specialists.
  • Updated publications on Diane Barrett’s website. Click on links below for pdf versions.
PDF 12/1/15
July 2015
  • And Now U Know Features Marita Cantwell and the International Conference on Fresh-cut Produce
  • Reduced Registration Fees for 2015 Produce Safety Workshop
  • Receive 25% off this month’s featured Small-Scale Postharvest Technology publications
  • Mitcham to be honored at upcoming ASHS Conference in New Orleans
  • Barrett presented at the Innovation in Integrated & Organic Horticulture Conference, Avignon, France, June 8-12, 2015
  • Postharvest Specialists presented at the Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, July 10-14, 2015
  • Harris serves on International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) Executive Board and participates in Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, July 25-28,2015
  • Featured this Month on the Postharvest Technology Center’s Website: Online Bookstore
  • New in July 2015 in the “Postharvest Publications Organized by Topic” Library
PDF 12/1/15
June 2015
  • Fresh Changes Ahead
  • Register by July 31st for the International Conference on Fresh-cut Produce: Maintaining Quality & Safety, September 13-18, 2015
  • Enrollments Brisk for November Produce Safety Workshop
  • NEW! Now Available for purchase in Full Color! PRODUCE FACTS: Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality
  • Cantwell invited speaker at Postharvest Technology Course at Wageningen UR
  • Cook presented at the 2015 London Produce Show And Conference
  • Suslow active in development of Produce Safety Alliance Curriculum
  • Harris presents on Pathogens in Postharvest Environment at the Center for Produce Safety (CPS) 5th Annual Produce Research Symposium
  • Featured this Month on the Postharvest Technology Center’s Website: Postharvest Publications by Topic
  • New in June 2015 in the “Postharvest Publications Organized by Topic” Library
PDF 12/1/15
May 2015
  • Exciting Fall Line-up
  • Produce Professional Certificate Program Update
  • Thank You
  • Just a Few Spaces Left! Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops Short Course
  • Regular Registration Fees End June 15th for the Third International Conference on Fresh-cut Products: Maintaining Quality & Safety, September 13-18, 2015
  • Now Accepting Enrollments: Produce Safety Workshop
  • Use Code “Consumer25” to get 25% off our great Consumer Resources
  • Distinguished Service Award presented to Dr. Diane M. Barrett
  • Bruhn Congratulated on Retirement
  • Cantwell Speaker at 3rd Congreso Nacional de Cadena de Frio
  • Cantwell Invited Speaker at Eucarpia Symposium on Leafy Vegetables
PDF 5/1/15
April 2015
  • Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops Short Course Nearly Full
  • Limited Spaces Left! Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops Short Course
  • Early Registration Rate Ends May 10th for the Third International Conference on Fresh-cut Products: Maintaining Quality & Safety, September 13-18, 2015
  • Use Code “Avo25” to get 25% off our International Avocado Quality Pubs
  • Suslow Article in April / May Issue of Food Quality & Safety
  • Barrett cited in Consumer Reports Article
  • Harris presents at Northwest Horticultural Council Food Safety Committee Meeting
  • Harris one of three instructors at Microbial Challenge Testing for Foods Workshop
  • Bruhn article in The Davis Enterprise
  • Postharvest LinkedIn Group Growing by Leaps and Bounds
  • Internship at INRA – Avignon, France
  • Post-Harvest Mango Specialist – Winrock International Volunteer Opportunity in Myanmar
PDF 4/1/15
March 2015
  • Congratulations to Lyna Pith
  • Great Interaction at the March 17-18 Fruit Ripening & Ethylene Management Workshop
  • 37th Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops Short Course
  • Third International Conference on Fresh-cut Products: Maintaining Quality & Safety, September 13-18, 2015
  • Introducing Updated Fruit Ripening & Ethylene Management Binder
  • Mitcham Selected to Receive 2015 ASHS Outstanding International Horticulturist Award
  • Bruhn invited speaker at Southern California Food Industry Conference
  • Fruit & Vegetable Videos
  • Postharvest Technology Center’s LinkedIn Group
  • Postharvest Technology Refresher Training Workshop
  • Postharvest Education Foundation – Small-Scale Postharvest Technologies Short Course/Study Tour
  • University of California Postharvest Systems Engineer - Assistant Specialist in Cooperative Extension
  • Post-Harvest Mango Specialist – Winrock International Volunteer Opportunity in Myanmar
PDF 3/1/15
February 2015
  • With thanks to our contributors…
  • Space Limited for the Fruit Ripening & Ethylene Management Workshop March 17-18, 2015
  • Enrollments Brisk for the Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops Short Course
  • Deadline Approaching! Call for Abstracts closes March 15, 2015 Third International Conference on Fresh-cut Products: Maintaining Quality & Safety, September 13-18, 2015
  • 25% off “Produce Quality Rating Scales and Color Charts”
  • Updated Brochure: Food Safety Tips for your Edible Home Garden
  • Harris Offers Several Talks on Food Safety Topics
  • University of California Postharvest Systems Engineer - Assistant Specialist in Cooperative Extension
  • Searching for Postdocs with Expertise in Postharvest Technology
  • Food Scientist Opportunity
  • Sensitech Seeking Food Technologist
  • Small-Scale Postharvest Publication Now Available in Amharic
PDF 2/1/15
January 2015
  • Certified Produce Professional #002 Awarded
  • Scholarship Available for Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops Short Course
  • Space Limited for the Fruit Ripening & Ethylene Management Workshop – March 17-18, 2015
  • Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops Short Course June 15-19 (week one) and June 22-26 (optional tour), 2015
  • Call for Abstracts closes March 15, 2015 for the Third International Conference on Fresh-cut Products: Maintaining Quality & Safety, September 13-18, 2015
  • Special Sale on Transportation Series Titles
  • Seife Translates Small-Scale Postharvest Publication into Amharic
  • Cantwell Interviewed by KQED
  • International Postharvest Specialist at UC Davis, Department of Plant Sciences
  • University of California Postharvest Systems Engineer Assistant Specialist in Cooperative Extension
PDF 1/1/15
December 2014
  • Reviewing a Great Year in 2014 and Looking Ahead to 2015!
  • Ending Very Soon: A Special Year-End Offer on Produce Professional Certificate Program
  • Fruit Ripening & Retail Handling Workshop – March 17-18, 2015
  • Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops Short Course June 15-19 (week one) and June 22-26 (optional tour), 2015
  • Invitation to the Third International Conference on Fresh-cut Products: Maintaining Quality & Safety, September 13-18, 2015
  • Due to a Computer Glitch, 20% Off All Items Sale Extended!
  • Cook Invited Speaker at The New York Produce Show and Conference
  • Harris presented poster at the 2014 Almond Conference
  • Barrett attended California Tomato Conference in Napa, California
  • Mitcham gave invited talk Postharvest Symposium in Vietnam
  • Applications Due for Next Generation Delegation to Attend Global Food Security Symposium
  • Esther Mwasiango Selected for 2014 Kader Award
  • International Postharvest Specialist at UC Davis, Department of Plant Sciences
  • University of California Postharvest Systems Engineer Assistant Specialist in Cooperative Extension
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate in the School of Packaging, Michigan State University
PDF 12/1/14
November 2014
  • Special Year-End Offer on Produce Professional Certificate Program
  • Produce Safety Workshop Well Received
  • Invitation to the Third International Conference on Fresh-cut Products: Maintaining Quality & Safety, September 13-18, 2015
  • Enrollments to Open Soon for Additional 2015 Postharvest Technology Center Workshops
  • 20% Off All Items
  • Suslow Named one of the “Packer 25”
  • Cantwell Instructor at First Postharvest Workshop, Guatemala
  • Harris Presentation at Ninth Dubai International Food Safety Conference
  • Harris Instructor at 9th Pistachio Production Short Course
  • Arpaia Invited Speaker at International Seminar on Avocado Management
  • Reid and Mitcham Participate in Launch of New Program in Bangladesh
  • CNFA Farmer-to-Farmer Volunteers
PDF 11/1/15
October 2014
  • Full House!
  • A Wonderful Evening: the UC Davis Reception at PMA’s Fresh Summit!
  • Produce Safety: A Science-based Framework Workshop
  • Updated 2014 Fresh-cut Workshop Binder Now Available
  • National Nutrient Database
  • Mitcham Invited to Kansas State University to Participate in ADVANCE Distinguished Lecture Series
  • Bruhn Receives Award of Distinction
  • Storing Fresh Fruits & Vegetables for Better Taste Translated into Spanish
PDF 10/1/14
September 2014
  • Looking forward to the UC Davis Reception at PMA’s Fresh Summit!
  • Fresh-cut Products Workshop Well Received
  • Limited Space! Produce Safety: A Science-based Framework Workshop
  • Fruit Ripening Workshop Binder! Now offering a 25% Discount
  • Tanimura & Antle Greenhouse Management Training Program
  • Quality Representative Position with Chilean Blueberry Export Company
  • Small Scale Postharvest Technology Short Course / Study Tour (August 25-29, 2014 Bali, Indonesia)
  • Bruhn Shares Overview of Report from Food Protection Trends
  • International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting
PDF 9/1/14
July 2014
  • First Produce Professional Certificate Issued
  • Generous Support from Our Friends
  • UC Davis Students Selected for PMA Fresh Summit Scholarship
  • Enrollments Limited! September 23rd – 25th Fresh-cut Products: Maintaining Quality & Safety Workshop
  • Produce Safety: A Science-based Framework Workshop
  • Extended! A 25% Discount on 2013 Fresh-cut Products: Maintaining Quality & Safety Workshop Binder
  • Quality Assurance Specialist with Primus Labs
  • Scientific Investigator Opportunity
  • Bruhn Interviewed by Fresno Bee
PDF 7/1/14
June 2014
  • 36th Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops Short Course a Big Success
  • A few ways you can help us…
  • September Fresh-cut Products: Maintaining Quality & Safety Workshop
  • 25% Discount on 2013 Fresh-cut Products: Maintaining Quality & Safety Workshop Binder
  • Technical Development Specialist at Valent BioSciences Corp.
  • Postharvest Technology Course, Wageningen UR, the Netherlands
  • V Postharvest Unlimited Conference
  • Second Postharvest Short Course at Zamorano University
  • 1st International Congress on Trends and Innovation in Food Processing 2014 Annual Meeting, Guanajuato, Mexico
  • 11th World Processing Tomato Congress, Sirmione, Italy
  • Journal of Food Science Video Interview
PDF 6/1/14
May 2014
  • Final Countdown to the 36th Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops Short Course
  • UC Davis Reception at PMA Fresh Summit
  • September Fresh-cut Products: Maintaining Quality & Safety Workshop
  • Coming up Quickly: the 36th Annual Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops Short Course
  • 25% Discount on International Avocado Quality Manuals and Booklets (English and Spanish)
  • Juicero Position
  • Fresh-cut Products Consultant
  • Postharvest Laboratory Technician sought - Duda Farm Fresh Foods, Inc.
  • Juice Processing Course, May 5-6, 2014
  • Advocate for a New Postharvest Specialist!
  • Advocate for a New Small Scale Fruit & Vegetable Processing Specialist
PDF 5/1/14
April 2014
  • Getting Excited about the 36th Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops Short Course
  • Coming up Quickly: the 36th Annual Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops Short Course
  • September Fresh-cut Products: Maintaining Quality & Safety Workshop
  • 25% Discount on International Avocado Quality Manuals and Booklets (English and Spanish)
  • Postharvest Technology Center Program Analyst
  • Postdoctoral Position in Plant Physiology
  • Summer Temporary Quality Positions at Unilever
  • Video Series by Marita Cantwell
  • Barrett Selected as 2014 IFT Fellow
  • Barrett to hold Juice Processing Workshop May 5-6
PDF 4/1/14
March 2014
  • Scholarship Recipient Selected
  • Fruit Ripening & Retail Handling Workshop a Success
  • 36th Annual Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops Short Course
  • 25% Discount on Produce Quality Rating Scales and Color Charts
  • Postharvest Technology Center Program Analyst
  • Postharvest Sales Representative Opportunity
  • Postharvest Physiologist Position at UC Davis (repeat announcement)
  • Thanks to Our Contributors!
  • Barrett to hold Juice Processing Workshop May 5-6
  • Better Process Control School a Success
  • Tomato Processing School
  • Dept. of Food Science, Cornell University, Geneva and Ithaca campuses
PDF 3/1/14
February 2014
  • 140+ Scholarship Applications!
  • Exciting Times Ahead
  • 20th Annual Fruit Ripening and Retail Handling Workshop will be held
    March 25-26, 2014
  • 36th Annual Postharvest Technology Short Course
  • 25% Discount on Strawberry Resources
  • Postharvest Technology Business Manager
  • Postharvest Physiologist Position at UC Davis (repeat announcement)
  • Thanks to Our Contributors!
  • Dr. Marita Cantwell invited to lecture at Wageningen
  • ISHS Board visits UC Davis
  • Dr. Adel A. Kader made Fellow of the ISHS
  • 2013 Dr. Adel A. Kader Award for Young Scientists
  • Citrus Postharvest Pest Control Meeting in Oxnard
  • Irving Eaks, Avocado and Citrus Champion
  • Recently Translated into French
PDF 2/1/14
January 2014
  • Scholarship available for the Postharvest Technology Short Course
  • Full House for Methods of Measuring Fruit & Vegetable
    Color, Flavor & Texture Workshop!
  • Postharvest Physiologist Recruitment at UCDavis
  • 20th Annual Fruit Ripening and Retail Handling Workshop to be held
    March 25-26, 2014
  • 36th Annual Postharvest Technology Short Course
  • 25% Discount on “Fruit Ripening & Ethylene Management”
    workshop binder
  • Produce Professional Certificate Program Resources Continue to Grow
  • Postharvest Physiologist Position at UC Davis
  • With Thanks
  • Suslow Lectures at University of Foggia
  • Bruhn Reports on Student Sensory Experience
  • UC Davis represented in Keynote Speaker Lineup at Postharvest Unlimited Conference
  • Citrus Postharvest Pest Control Meeting in Oxnard
  • Crisosto Invited to National Mango Board Annual Meeting
  • Mitcham attends Global Horticulture Initiative Board Meeting
  • YouTube Channel Addition
PDF 1/1/14
December 2013
  • Produce Professional Certificate Winner
  • Opening Course Enrollments for 2014!
  • Countdown to Giving in 2013
  • Register Soon – Limited Spaces Left for Methods of Measuring Fruit & Vegetable Color, Flavor & Texture Workshop
  • 20th Annual Fruit Ripening and Retail Handling Workshop Planned for March 25-26, 2014
  • 36th Annual Postharvest Technology Short Course
  • Extended 25% Discount on “International Avocado Quality” Manuals and Booklets
  • Post Harvest Specialist – Selma, CA
  • Research Horticulturist - Citrus Research International
  • With Sincere Thanks
  • Cantwell Lectures at University of Foggia
  • Bruhn Addresses Session at Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Annual Meeting
  • 2013 Kader Award in Postharvest Training
  • Postharvest Education Foundation 2014 Global E-Learning Program
PDF 12/1/13
November 2013
  • Produce Safety Workshop a Great Success
  • Year-End Gifting
  • Methods of Measuring Fruit & Vegetable Color, Flavor & Texture Workshop
  • Other 2014 Workshops will open for Enrollment Soon
  • Extended 25% Discount on “International Avocado Quality” Manuals and Booklets
  • Crisosto Stone Fruit Pre-Conditioning Recommendation Widely Accepted
PDF 11/1/13
October 2013
  • Focus on “Postharvest Technology” Increases as a Key Tool in
    Feeding the World
  • Measuring Fruit & Vegetable Color, Flavor & Texture
  • AndNowUKnow
  • Two spaces left for the November 5-7 “Produce Safety: A Sciencebased
    Framework” Workshop
  • Methods of Measuring Fruit & Vegetable Color, Flavor & Texture
    Workshop
  • 25% Discount on “International Avocado Quality” Manuals and
    Booklets
  • We are Thankful
  • Cantwell Instructor at 6th European Short Course on Fresh-cut Produce Processing
  • Barrett Research on Fresh-cut Mango Texture
  • Mitcham attends 40th Anniversary Celebration of World Vegetable Center
PDF 10/1/13
September 2013
  • Fresh-cut Products Workshop a Huge Success
  • Produce Safety Workshop
  • Awad M. Hussein
  • Join us for the November 5-7 “Produce Safety: A Science-based Framework” Workshop
  • Methods for Measuring Fruit & Vegetable Color, Flavor & Texture Workshop
  • 25% Discount on Pear Production and Handling Manual
  • Jam & Jelly Preservation – Postharvest Training & Services Center, Arusha, Tanzania
  • Mitcham visits the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) in India
  • Mitcham gives keynote at postharvest conference at Cranfield University, England
  • Follow Us, Like Us?
  • Online Gifting Simplified
PDF 9/1/13
August 2013
  • Focus on Fresh-cut
  • New Content Added for Certificate Program
  • Copyright and Citation Request
  • Nearing Capacity Enrollments for Fresh-cut Products Workshop
  • We invite you to join us for our November 5-7 “Produce Safety: A Science-based Framework” Workshop
  • By Popular Demand - Postharvest T-shirts Reprinted
  • Equinox Tree & Vine seeks Chief Operating Officer
  • Principal Scientist Position – KR-195-13
  • Senior Research Scientist Position – KR-194-13
PDF 8/1/13
July 2013
  • Positive Feedback
  • Produce Professional Certificate Program
  • Enrollments Strong for Fresh-cut Products Workshop
  • We invite you to Attend our Produce Safety: A Science-based Framework Workshop
  • Extended: Special 25% Discount on 2012 Fresh-cut Products: Maintaining Quality & Safety (including binder, portfolio, and flash drive)
  • Del Monte seeks Food Scientist
  • Process Engineering for Post-Harvest Processes
  • Harris and Suslow Attend Center for Produce Safety “Produce Research Symposium”
  • FreshCut Magazine Article on Fresh-cut Mango
  • Mitcham presents on Specialty Crops Grant at ASHS
PDF 7/1/13
June 2013
  • What a Great Course!
  • Produce Professional Certificate Program
  • Enrollments Strong for Fresh-cut Products Workshop
  • We invite you to Attend our Produce Safety: A Science-based Framework Workshop
  • Special 25% Discount on 2012 Fresh-cut Products: Maintaining Quality & Safety (including binder, portfolio, and flash drive)
  • Bruhn Attends Opportunities in Phytosanitary Irradiation for Fresh Produce Workshop
PDF 6/1/13
May 2013
  • A few spaces left…
  • New Section Added: Postharvest Article Reviews
  • Produce Professional Certificate Program
  • June 2013 Postharvest Technology Short Course
  • Fresh-cut Products Workshop
  • Introducing! Produce Safety: A Science-based Framework Workshop
  • 25% Discount on Rice Quality Handbook
  • New Milestones Reached!
  • Meet the Postharvest Specialists: An Interview with Dr. Mary Lu Arpaia
  • NPR Canned Peach Nutrition
  • Center for Advanced Processing & Packaging Meeting
  • Annual Hort CRSP Meeting, Nairobi, Kenya
PDF 5/1/13
April 2013
  • Counting Down…
  • Produce Professional Certificate Program
  • June 2013 Postharvest Technology Short Course
  • Excellent Fresh-cut Products Workshop
  • 25% Discount on Produce Quality Rating Scales and Color Charts
  • The Postharvest Endowment Fund Continues to Grow
  • Harris Elected to Executive Board of International Association for Food Protection
  • California League of Food Processors’ Tomato Research Committee Meeting
  • Mitcham and Cantwell Give Postharvest Workshop for Customers of Maersk Container Industries
  • Related Postharvest Websites
PDF 4/1/13
March 2013
  • Spring Opportunities
  • Special Introductory Offer: Produce Professional Certificate Program
  • Coming up Quickly: June 2013 Postharvest Technology Short Course
  • Fresh-cut Products Workshop
  • 25% discount on the 2012 Fresh-cut Products: Maintaining Quality & Safety Publication (including binder, portfolio, and flash drive)
  • With Grateful Thanks…
  • Hass Avocado Board seeks Director of Nutrition
  • Barrett Speaker at World Processing Tomato Council and Annual Frozen Food Institute
  • Better Process Control School Update
  • Produce for Better Health Foundation Meeting
  • Insect Quarantine Control in Australia/New Zealand
  • FDA Issues Environmental Assessment Report Following Outbreaks Linked to Cantaloupe
PDF 3/1/13
February 2013
  • Produce Professional Certificate Program
  • Postharvest Technology Short Course Scholarship Opportunity
  • Coming up Quickly: Emerging Postharvest Technologies Workshop
  • Fruit Ripening & Retail Handling Workshop Focuses on Quality
  • Enrollments are Strong for the June 2013 Postharvest Technology Short Course
  • Fresh-cut Products Workshop now accepting enrollments
  • 20% Discount on Strawberry Resources
  • A Heartfelt Thank You
  • Syngenta Offers Postharvest Specialist Job
PDF 2/1/13
January 2013
  • 2013 Brings New Opportunities
  • Produce Professional Certificate Program
  • NEW SHORT COURSE! Emerging Postharvest Technologies
  • Fruit Ripening & Retail Handling Workshop Focuses on Quality
  • Enrollments are Strong for the June 2013 Postharvest Technology Short Course
  • 25% Discount on “Fruit Ripening and Ethylene Management” Binder
  • A Heartfelt Thank You
  • Cook was Invited Speaker at National Onion Association
PDF 1/1/13
December 2012
  • Preparing for 2013!
  • Produce Professional Certificate Program
  • Fruit Ripening & Retail Handling Workshop Focuses on Quality
  • Postharvest Technology Short Course to be held June 2013
  • 25% Discount on “International Avocado Quality” Manual & Booklet
  • Year End Opportunity and a Heartfelt Thank You
  • Borlaug LEAP Program
  • Postharvest Education Foundation 2013 Global Postharvest E-Learning Program
PDF 12/1/12
November 2012
  • UC Davis Reception at PMA’s Fresh Summit was a Great Success!
  • Gearing Up for our 2013 Courses and Workshops
  • November 25% Discount on “Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops”
  • Thank You to Boudjebel Dates
  • Dr. Roberta Cook gives Talk at Biopesticide Industry Alliance (BPIA)
  • Junior Specialist – Innovative Small Scale Storage of Potatoes
  • Driscoll’s Seeking Organic Supply Manager
PDF 11/1/12
October 2012
  • UC Davis Reception at PMA’s Fresh Summit
  • Registration Countdown: UCGAPs Practical Skill Building for On-Farm Risk Assessments Workshop
  • September 17-19 Fresh-cut Workshop Well-Received
  • 30% Discount Offered on “Pear Production and Handling Manual”
  • Announcing the Launch of the first Horticulture CRSP-Sponsored Postharvest Training and Services Center on the AVRDC Campus
  • Strawberry Cooling in Field
  • Invited Talk on Calcium Nutrition
  • Mango Import Update
PDF 10/1/12
August-September 2012
  • You’re Invited! UC Davis Reception at PMA’s Fresh Summit
  • Fresh-cut Workshop Nearly Sold Out!
  • Suslow plans UCGAPs Practical Skill Building for On-Farm Risk Assessments Workshop November 5-6
  • Special 40% Discount Offered on “From the Farm to Your Table”
  • Bruhn Receives IAFP Award
PDF 8/1/12
July 2012
  • UC Davis Reception at Fresh Summit in October
  • Support for Postharvest Engineering Requested
  • Strong Interest in September’s Fresh-cut Products Workshop
  • November 5-6: Suslow Offers UCGAPs Practical Skill Building for On-Farm Risk
    Assessments Workshop
  • Guidelines for Delivering Better Tasting Produce
  • Updated Information on current Phytosanitary Facility Guidelines
  • Extended through August 31, a 25% Discount on Fresh-cut Products:
    Maintaining Quality & Safety
  • Postharvest Research Professor Position in México
  • CNFA Requests Volunteers for Postharvest Assignments in Georgia
PDF 7/1/12
June 2012
  • Short Course a Success
  • September’s Fresh-cut Products Workshop Filling Up Quickly
  • November 5-6: Suslow Offers UCGAPs Practical Skill Building for On-Farm Risk
    Assessments Workshop
  • Bruhn slated to be honored by the International Association for Food
    Protection
  • Kader honored by Malaysia for his Postharvest Efforts
  • Dr. Barrett Invited Speaker in Turkey
  • 25% Discount Offered on Fresh-cut Products: Maintaining Quality & Safety
  • Lecturer Position at UC Davis
  • AVRDC Postharvest Specialist Position in Arusha, Tanzania
PDF 6/1/12
May 2012
  • Join Us for September’s Fresh-cut Products Workshop
  • November 5-6: Suslow Offers UCGAPs Practical Skill Building for On-Farm Risk
    Assessments Workshop
  • Suslow honored by United Fresh Produce Association
  • Cook Invited Speaker at Blueberry Seminar in Chile
  • Cook’s North Carolina Meeting includes Tour of North Carolina
    Research Campus
  • 25% Produce Quality Discount Offer Extended
  • Ready Pac Searching for a Quality Assurance Manager
  • Junior Specialist—Regional Center Specialist Position with the Horticulture CRSP
  • Food Safety Supervisor needed at Earthbound Farm
PDF 5/1/12
April 2012
  • Please Voice your Support for Critical Position!
  • 80% Filled! Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops Short Course
  • Now Accepting Enrollments: Fresh-cut Products Workshop
  • Mary Lu Arpaia Organized Citrus Postharvest Pest Control Meeting
  • Cook, Cantwell and Suslow Invited Speakers at April Seed Central Gathering
  • Cook Participated in Panel at the Produce for Better Health Annual Meeting
  • Bruhn Invited Moderator at Phytosanitary Irradiation Workshop
  • Special 25% Discount Offer
  • Driscolls Offers a Molecular Biologist Position
PDF 4/1/12
March 2012
  • The Ripple Effect
  • Filling Up Quickly! Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops Short Course
  • 18th Annual Fruit Ripening & Retail Handling Workshop was Packed Out!
  • 20% Discount on Strawberry Handling Manual
  • Last Opportunity to Register for April Session of Suslow’s UCGAPs
    Practical Skill-Building for On-Farm Risk Assessments Workshops
  • April 1st Marks Implementation of California Standards for Navel Orange
  • Latest Issue of Central Valley Postharvest Newsletter Available (Volume 21, Issue 1)
  • Tomato Processing School and Better Process Control School
  • HortCRSP Annual Meeting in Thailand
  • Exciting Quality Assurance opportunity in the Middle East
  • Produce Discovery Manager
PDF 3/1/12
February 2012
  • Postharvest Opportunities
  • 18th Annual Fruit Ripening & Retail Handling Workshop is Quickly Approaching!
  • Excitement Builds for the Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops Short Course
  • 20% Discount on Fresh-cut Products: Maintaining Quality & Safety Manual
  • Suslow offers UCGAPs Practical Skill-Building for On-Farm Risk Assessments Workshops: April 2-3, 2012 – or- November 5-6, 2012
  • European Fresh-cut Workshop in Berlin
  • Cantwell Invited Speaker at IFCO 2012 Milestone Event
  • Fresh Market Potatoes Talk at Congreso Nacional de Papa
  • Announcing our Winners! Thanks for Giving us Your Feedback
  • AgroFresh Research Scientist Position
  • Summer Job Opportunity
  • Produce Packing Manager
  • R&D Senior Research Scientist
PDF 2/1/12
January 2012
  • Surfing the UC Davis Postharvest Technology Center Website
  • We Hope You’ll Join Us for the 18th Annual Fruit Ripening & Retail Handling Workshop
  • Also for your Consideration: the Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops Short Course
  • 20% Discount on The International Avocado Quality Manuals and Booklets
  • Win a $250 certificate! Interest Survey Participation Sought
  • Chiquita Brands Senior Research Scientist
  • Junior Specialist in Postharvest Biology at UC Davis Department of Plant Sciences
PDF 1/1/12
December 2011
  • Best Wishes for 2012
  • Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops Short Course Registration Now Open
  • 18th Fruit Ripening & Retail Handling Workshop
  • 20% Sale on Rice Quality Handbook!
  • Interest Survey Participation Sought
  • French Translations Now Complete! Produce Fact Sheets
PDF 12/1/11
November 2011
  • Feeling Thankful
  • 18th Fruit Ripening & Retail Handling Workshop
  • Postharvest Technology Center T-Shirts!
  • Beth Mitcham Invited Speaker at UC Davis Speaker Series
  • New French Translation Added to Produce Fact Sheets
  • USDA ARS – Postdoctoral Research Associate
  • Monsanto’s Emerging Leaders in Science Program
PDF 11/1/11
October 2011
  • Fruit Ripening & Ethylene Management Workshop 2012
  • Registration Open for First Course in New Cold Chain Management Series in Collaboration with Georgia Tech
  • ANR Grant Received
  • Central Valley Postharvest Newsletter
  • Opportunity for Feedback on Proposed Rule
  • Fantastic Fall Discount!
  • “The Packer 25” Honors Dr. Roberta Cook in 2011
  • Roberta Cook Focuses on Produce Economics and Marketing at New York Produce Show
  • Balkans Regional Postharvest Technology Short Course Held
  • Specialty Crops Stakeholder Meeting at Fresh Summit in Atlanta, October 16
PDF 10/1/11
September 2011
  • Fall is here!
  • Fresh-cut Products: Maintaining Quality & Safety Workshop a Success!
  • Preparing for 2012’s Workshops
  • Cantwell Invited Presenter at Two Gatherings
  • Postharvest Innovation workshop at University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, August 23-25, 2011
  • Central Valley Postharvest Newsletter
  • American Society for Horticultural Sciences
  • Now Available for Digital Download
PDF 9/1/11
August 2011
  • The not so lazy days of August
  • GEM Avocado Promising New Avocado Variety
  • Linda Harris Works with Almond Industry to get Food Safety Right
  • Working to Get Microbial Foodborne Illness as Close to Zero as Possible
  • Starfruit Produce Fact Sheet Translated into Ukranian
  • Crisosto featured in ANR “Making a Difference” Story
  • Special 25% Discount Offer
  • Fresh Foods Solutions Marketing Manager Position
  • QA Director for Fresh-cut Fruit & Vegetable Processing Operation
  • Field Food Safety Position
PDF 8/1/11
July 2011
  • UC Davis Postharvest Technology Center Soars Ahead!!
  • Updated for 2011: Fresh-cut’s Most Current Topics
  • Website Page Views Increase, New Pages Added
  • Harris and Suslow Present Findings at Center for Produce Safety Research Symposium
  • Need Help with Broken Links?
  • Inoue Receives Excellence in Education Award
  • Special 25% Discount Offer
  • Senior Researcher Postharvest Technology
PDF 7/1/11
June 2011 - Special Edition
  • UC Davis Postharvest Technology Center gets a Fresh Look!!
  • 2011 Fresh-cut Products: Maintaining Quality & Safety Workshop
PDF 6/1/11
May 2011
  • Carlos Crisosto to Serve as Associate Director
  • Only Two Spaces Left for the 2011 Postharvest Technology Short Course
  • 2011 Fresh-cut Products: Maintaining Quality & Safety Workshop
  • Fruit Ripening & Ethylene Management Workshop Well Received
  • We hope you will join us for our 2011 UC Davis Postharvest Learning Opportunities:
  • Special Spring Discount on “Produce Quality Rating Scales and Color Charts” – $75 for both the binder and CD
  • Suslow and Harris Participate in Advanced Topics in Microbial Safety of Fresh Produce Workshop in Wimauma, Florida
  • Mitcham and Crisosto Support Delivering More Flavorful Fruit Workshop in Gainesville, Florida
  • Barrett Coordinates Center for Advanced Processing and Packaging Meeting
  • Horticulture Collaborative Research Support Program (CRSP) call for proposals
  • Postharvest Physiology Research Scientist
PDF 5/1/11
April 2011
  • Postharvest Technology Short Course Nearly Full
  • Just a few days left to Register for the Advanced Topics in Microbial Safety of Fresh Produce Workshop – April 27-29
  • 2011 Fresh-cut Products: Maintaining Quality & Safety Workshop
  • Delivering More Flavorful Produce Workshop – May 4-5 in Florida
  • We hope you will join us for our 2011 UC Davis Postharvest Learning Opportunities
  • Now Available Electronically: “Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops, 3rd Edition” and “Tecnología Postcosecha de Cultivos Hortofrutícolas”
  • Institute of Food Technologists Bestows Carl R. Fellers Award on Dr. Christine Bruhn
  • 20th Anniversary Congratulations to the Produce for Better Health Foundation
  • FAO Seeks an Agro-Industries Officer in Postharvest Systems
  • Food Project Manager Position at Sensitech
PDF 4/1/11
March 2011
  • Postharvest Technology Short Course More than Half Full
  • A few Spaces still Available for the Advanced Topics in Microbial Safety of Fresh Produce Workshop
  • Full House for the April 26-27, 2011 Fruit Ripening Workshop
  • 2011 Fresh-cut Products: Maintaining Quality & Safety Workshop
  • WE REALLY DO WANT TO EAT MORE PRODUCE: How a grant from the USDA to UC Davis and University of Florida will get us there.
  • We hope you will join us for our 2011 UC Davis Postharvest Learning Opportunities
  • Special Offer Extended through April 15th on “Tecnología Postcosecha de Cultivos Hortofrutícolas”
  • New Survey: How do you get your postharvest information?
  • New Options for Better Process Control School
  • Research Associate Position at Driscoll’s
  • Purfresh seeks Senior Food Scientist/Director of Food Science
PDF 3/1/11
February 2011
  • Lively Enrollment Activity for the 2011 Fruit Ripening Workshop
  • Applications still being accepted to attend Advanced Topics in Microbial Safety of Fresh Produce Workshops
  • Postharvest Technology Short Course Nearly Half Full
  • We hope you will join us for our 2011 UC Davis Postharvest Learning Opportunities
  • Special February Offer on “Tecnología Postcosecha de Cultivos Hortofrutícolas”
  • Visit to Rwanda
  • Mitcham invited to give seminar at Purdue
  • Crisosto’s Central Valley Postharvest News
  • Research and Development Manager Position at AgroFresh
PDF 2/1/11
January 2011
  • Starting Anew for 2011: Growing the Postharvest Endowment Fund
  • Fruit Ripening Workshop Enrollments Continue
  • We hope you will join us for our 2011 UC Davis Postharvest Learning Opportunities
  • Special 2011 Offer on Avocado Quality Resources
  • Barrett Presents at Pacifichem Meeting
  • Mitcham Travels to Africa
PDF 1/1/11
December 2010
  • December Endowment Contributions Facilitate Web site Update
  • Fruit Ripening Workshop Now Open for Enrollments
  • We hope you will join us for our 2011 UC Davis Postharvest Learning Opportunities
  • Special Year-Ending/Year Beginning Offer on Rice Quality Handbook
  • AgroFresh Seeks Lab Manager
  • Food Scientist Position at Purfresh
PDF 12/1/10
November 2010
  • E-books Feedback
  • Endowment Contributions Continue to Assist with Postharvest Web site Update
  • 2010-2011 UC Davis Postharvest Learning Opportunities
  • Final Days - November Discount on Everything In Stock
  • Hanoi and Bangladesh Postharvest Stops for Michael Reid
  • Michael Reid Celebrated Retirement with Friends and Family
  • Apio Inc. Seeks Technical Service Manager
PDF 11/1/10
October 2010
  • Endowment Contributions Assist with Postharvest Web site Update
  • Are you Interested in E-books?
  • 2010-2011 UC Davis Postharvest Learning Opportunities
  • WOW! November Discount on Everything In Stock
  • New: Fresh-cut Products: Maintaining Quality & Safety (2010)
  • Postharvest Technology Short Course in Alexandria, Egypt
  • Postharvest Physiology in Vietnam
  • Michael Reid to Celebrate His Retirement
  • Central Valley Postharvest News
  • 4th European Short-course on Quality & Safety of Fresh-cut Produce in Italy: 27-29 September 2010
  • Lleida, Spain: Postdoctoral Position in Plant Physiology and Biochemistry
  • QA Positions Available
  • Food Scientist Position at Del Monte
PDF 10/1/10
September 2010
  • Full House for the Fresh-cut Products Workshop
  • Endowment Contributions Boost Postharvest Web site Update Efforts
  • Yuba City Rice Quality Workshop Well Attended
  • Linda Harris Receives Food Science Research Award
  • Belgium hosted Beth Mitcham
  • Diane Barrett to Coordinate Processing Technologies Short Course
  • HACCP Programs Offered at UC Davis
  • Central Valley Postharvest News
  • 2010-2011 UC Davis Postharvest Learning Opportunities
  • FALL Discount for “Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops”
  • Career Opportunity with the FDA, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN), Office of Food Safety, Produce Safety Staff
  • Valent BioSciences Corporation Seeks Marketing Manager
  • Vineland Research and Innovation Centre Recruiting for a Postharvest Research Scientist
  • Fresh Express/Chiquita Looking for a Senior Food Safety Specialist at their Texas Location
  • Fresh Express/Chiquita Looking for a Food Safety Specialist at their Salinas Location
PDF 9/1/10
August 2010
  • Fresh-cut Products Workshop Adds Five New Instructors
  • Media Attention for the USDA SCRI Grant “Increasing Consumption of Specialty Crops by Enhancing their Quality & Safety”
  • SCRI Grant Stakeholder Meeting held in Monterey
  • Postharvest Specialists Mitcham and Harris Speak at ASHS Meeting at Palm Desert
  • Diane Barrett to Coordinate Processing Technologies Short Course
  • HACCP Programs Offered at UC Davis
  • 2010-2011 UC Davis Postharvest Learning Opportunities
  • “Fresh-cut Products: Maintaining Quality & Safety” Now on Sale!
  • Jacobs Farm/Del Cabo Hiring a Packinghouse Manager at their New Boston Facility
  • JBT FoodTech Hiring 3 or More Lab Technicians
  • UC Davis Department of Food Sciences Offers Job Board
  • Volunteer Technical Assistant Requested for Improved Quality of Rice Paddy Processing
PDF 8/1/10
July 2010
  • Fresh-cut Products: Maintaining Quality & Safety Workshop
  • Rice Quality Workshop in Yuba City
  • Praise for the Field Tour Experience: 2010 Postharvest Technology Short Course
  • Michael Reid and Michael Parrella to be Inducted into the California Floriculture Hall of Fame
  • Eight from University of California Attend Gordon Research Conference on Postharvest Physiology
  • Central Valley Postharvest News – July 2010 Issue Available
  • Center for Produce Safety – First Funded Projects’ Final Reports Posted
  • 2010-2011 UC Davis Postharvest Learning Opportunities
  • Special SUMMER Discount for “Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops”
  • Postharvest Plant Physiologist/Food Technologist Position at ARS, Beltsville, MD
PDF 7/1/10
June 2010
  • Fresh-cut Products: Maintaining Quality & Safety Workshop
  • 2010 Postharvest Technology Short Course a Success
  • Central Valley Postharvest Newsletter
  • Hort CRSP Inception Workshop
  • Lake Tahoe Conference: Food Logistics Forum
  • Mitcham and Kader Join with Mango Quality Webinar
  • 2010-2011 UC Davis Postharvest Learning Opportunities
  • Discount Offered on Pear Manual
  • Special SUMMER Discount for “Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops”
  • Chiquita Brands International Seeking Research Scientist
  • Food Scientist in Watsonville, CA and Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • Produce Development Manager Sought
  • Project Engineer sought for Food Manufacturing Company
  • Short Term Post-Harvest Advisor Sought for Rwanda
  • Vegetable and Fruit Extension Specialist at Kansas State University (repeated)
PDF 6/1/10
May 2010
  • Mango Best Handling Practices Webinar
  • Just a few Spaces Left for the 32nd Annual Postharvest Technology Short Course
  • 2010 Walnut Dehydrator Workshops Offered in Chico and Modesto
  • Fresh-cut Products: Maintaining Quality & Safety Workshop
  • 2nd Fresh Produce Marketing Strategies Short Course a Success
  • Stakeholder Discussion Series of the Produce Safety Project
  • Presentation at United Fresh 2010 Expo
  • Barrett’s Activities in Spain
  • Reviewing Composting Criteria
  • Does Fruit Taste as Good as it Looks?
  • Davis Newspaper Interviews Specialists about Food Safety
  • 2010 UC Davis Postharvest Learning Opportunities
  • Consumer-Focused Booklet Receives Award
  • Research Assistants in Postharvest Technology – University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
  • Postdoctoral Fellowships in Posthavest Technology, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
  • Dow AgroSciences Seeking a Field Horticulturist/Harvista Support Located in Washington
  • Viticulture Research Director Sought by the California Table Grape Commission
  • Three Corporate QA Manager, 2 QA Analyst Positions in Growing California Food Company
  • Vegetable and Fruit Extension Specialist at Kansas State University (repeated from April)
PDF 5/1/10
April 2010
  • Excellent Program and Top Notch Participants for the 32nd Annual Postharvest Technology Short Course
  • Two New Speakers for the 2010 Fresh Produce Marketing Strategies Short Course
  • 2010 Walnut Dehydrator Workshops Offered in Chico and Modesto
  • Fresh-cut Products: Maintaining Quality & Safety Workshop
  • Fruit Ripening Workshop a Success at Kearney
  • Jim Thompson Slated to Retire in June 2010
  • Dr. Diane Barrett on Sabbatical in Spain
  • Specialist Tip: New Website for Farm Business and Marketing
  • AgSafe 2010
  • 2010 UC Davis Postharvest Learning Opportunities
  • 2nd Edition now Available! Produce Quality Rating Scales and Color Charts
  • University of Florida Assistant Professor of Citrus Horticulture
  • Vegetable and Fruit Extension Specialist at Kansas State University
  • Production Research Lead Position at Pasco, Washington, Syngenta Location
PDF 4/1/10
March 2010
  • 32nd Annual Postharvest Technology Short Course
  • A Cadre of Excellent Speakers for the 2010 Fresh Produce Marketing Strategies Short Course
  • Specialist Bruhn Participated in Live Food Safety Tweet
  • Better Process Control School
  • American Frozen Food Institute – Scientific Advisory Committee
  • UC Davis Spotlight: Flower Industry’s Competitive Edge
  • 2010 UC Davis Postharvest Learning Opportunities
  • Brand New! 2010 Fruit Ripening & Ethylene Management Binder
PDF 3/1/10
February 2010
  • San Francisco Grand Hyatt Conference Theater Offers Dynamic Setting for the 2010 Fresh Produce Marketing Strategies Short Course
  • 32nd Annual Postharvest Technology Short Course
  • A Full House for Fruit Ripening & Ethylene Management Workshop
  • California League of Food Processors Annual Showcase
  • 2010 UC Davis Postharvest Opportunities
  • Clearance Sale – 25% Discount on 2008 Fruit Ripening & Ethylene Management Binder
  • AgroFresh has Fruit Quality and Horticultural Field R&D openings in Washington
PDF 2/1/10
January 2010
  • Welcome Winter 2010
  • Fresh Produce Marketing Strategies Short Course to be held at the
    San Francisco Grand Hyatt, May 5-7, 2010
  • Postharvest Technology Short Course 2010 Open for Registration
  • Enrollment is Filling up Quickly at the 2010 Fruit Ripening & Ethylene Management Workshop
  • “The Packer” Reports on UC Davis Researchers Evaluating Practical Functionality of Rapid E. coli Tests
  • 2010 UC Davis Postharvest Opportunities
  • Hot Off the Press! “Rice Quality Handbook”
PDF 1/1/10
December 2009
  • Warmest Holiday Wishes…
  • Fresh Produce Marketing Strategies Short Course to be held at the
    San Francisco Grand Hyatt, May 5-7, 2010
  • Postharvest Technology Short Course 2010 Open for Registration
  • 2010 Fruit Ripening & Ethylene Management Workshop to be held at the UC Kearney Agricultural Center
  • Year-end Postharvest Endowment Contributions
  • Specialists Barrett & Mitcham travel to Chile
  • 2010 UC Davis Postharvest Opportunities
  • Produce Quality Counts
PDF 12/1/09
November 2009
  • UC Davis Hosted Gates Workshop on Postharvest, November 10th – 12th
  • 2010 Fruit Ripening & Ethylene Management Workshop to be held at the UC Kearney Agricultural Center
  • With Appreciation! Year-end Postharvest Endowment Contributions
  • Central Valley Postharvest News Available
  • 2010 UC Davis Postharvest Opportunities
  • In Keeping with the Fall Harvest Season…
PDF 11/1/09
October 2009
  • UC Davis will lead $15 million global horticulture project
  • 2010 Fruit Ripening & Ethylene Management Workshop to be held at
    the UC Kearney Agricultural Center
  • Postharvest Presentations
  • Visitors from the Philippines Welcomed
  • Year-end Postharvest Endowment contributions sought
  • FREE! English, Spanish and Arabic translations of “Small Scale Postharvest Practices”
  • 2010 UC Davis Postharvest Opportunities
  • Now Available
PDF 10/1/09
September 2009
  • Fresh-cut Workshop a Success
  • Specialists’ Activities: Fresh-cut and Stone Fruit
  • HOT SELLER: The International Avocado Quality Manual & Pocketbook in English & Spanish
  • Central Valley Postharvest Newsletter Available
  • French Translation of Small Scale Postharvest Practices
  • New Additions to our Postharvest Publications Organized by Topic Data Store
  • 2010 UC Davis Postharvest Opportunities – Registrations to begin Opening in October 2009
  • Special Introductory Discount!
PDF 9/1/09
August 2009
  • NOW AVAILABLE! The International Avocado Quality Manual & Pocketbook in English & Spanish
  • Enroll now for Fresh-cut Workshop in September
  • Fresh Produce and Cut Flower Irradiation Workshop
  • Central Valley Postharvest Newsletter Available
  • New Produce Facts in French
  • 2009 Postharvest Workshops
  • 2010 Postharvest Opportunities – Registrations to begin Opening in October 2009
  • 2008 Fresh-Cut Publication to Continue on Sale!
  • Food Microbiologist Sought
PDF 8/1/09
July 2009
  • “From the Farm to Your Table”: A New Title from Center Postharvest Specialists
  • Enroll now for Fresh-cut Workshop in September
  • New Produce Facts in French
  • 2009 Postharvest Workshops
  • 2010 Postharvest Opportunities
  • 2008 Fresh-Cut Publication on Sale!
PDF 7/1/09
June 2009
  • Adieu
  • Fresh-cut Workshop in September
  • Postharvest Technology Short Course off on Field Tour
  • GAPs On-line Produce Safety Course
  • New Publication Available -
  • New Produce Facts in French
  • Dr. Barrett offered Seminars in Madrid and Valencia, Spain
  • IFT-Fruit & Vegetable Division’s Member of the Year
  • 2009 Postharvest Workshops
  • 2010 Postharvest Opportunities
  • Strawberry Publication on Sale
PDF 6/1/09
May 2009
  • Last Chance to Register for the 31st Postharvest Technology Short Course
  • Thank You! Postharvest Impact Survey Receives Robust Feedback
  • Fresh-cut Workshop at UC Davis
  • April 2009 Central Valley Postharvest News
  • New Produce Facts in French
  • Crisosto Speaks at 2009 California Fig Institute
  • Keep Bacteria Off the Menu!
  • Food Safety Topic of Harris and Suslow Articles
  • 2009 Postharvest Workshops
  • 2010 Postharvest Opportunities
  • Discount Offered on Pear Manual
PDF 5/1/09
April 2009
  • Last Chance to Register for the 15th Annual Fruit Ripening & Ethylene Management Workshop
  • 31st Postharvest Technology Short Course
  • Fresh-cut Workshop at UC Davis
  • First Annual Fresh Produce Marketing Strategies Short Course a Winner
  • Amazing Attendance at Three Walnut Dehydrator Workshops
  • Tenth International Controlled and Modified Atmosphere Research Conference
  • Sixth International Postharvest Symposium
  • New Postharvest Publications
  • New Produce Facts in French
  • Gorgeous Antalya, Turkey was location of “Postharvest Technology Short Course for Enterprises in Developing & Emerging Economies”
  • Rice Industry Award
  • Crisosto at the University of Cartagena
  • 2009 Postharvest Workshops
  • Post Doctoral Researcher – Post Harvest Fruit Quality
  • Senior QA Leader in Los Banos Area
  • CITA – La Rioja (Spain)
  • 25% Discount on “Tecnología Postcosecha de Cultivos Hortofrutícolos”
PDF 4/1/09
March 2009
  • Register Soon! Antalya, Turkey: Postharvest Technology Short Course for Enterprises in Developing & Emerging Economies
  • 15th Fruit Ripening & Ethylene Management Workshop
  • Three Walnut Dehydrator Workshops
  • 31st Postharvest Technology Short Course
  • StePac Excellence in Post-harvest Education Foundation
  • Fresh-cut Workshop Registrations Now Open
  • Thanks to our Endowment Contributor
  • New Produce Facts in French
  • Produce Safety Summit
  • Syngenta Seeds Helps UC Davis Graduate Student Pursue a Better Watermelon
  • 2009 Postharvest Workshops
  • “Fruit Ripening and Ethylene Management” Publication Featured
PDF 3/1/09
February 2009
  • Four Top Notch Speakers Added to the Fresh Produce Marketing Strategies Short Course
  • Fruit Ripening & Ethylene Management, and Postharvest Technology Short Course Registrations Open
  • Antalya, Turkey: Postharvest Technology Short Course for Enterprises in Developing & Emerging Economies
  • Endowment Contribution Update
  • Leonard and Marsaille Morris Gift to Fund Postharvest Research and Education
  • Produce Traceability Initiative Website Launched
  • Watermelon Production in California
  • New Produce Facts in French
  • 2009 Postharvest Workshops and Webinars
  • “Fruit Ripening and Ethylene Management” Publication Featured
  • UCCE Strawberry Project Staff Needed
PDF 2/1/09
January 2009
  • We’ve set a Fast Pace Out of the Gate for 2009
  • Coming up Quickly: Fresh-cut Fundamentals on March 5, 2009 in Yuma, AZ
  • Fresh Produce Marketing Strategies Short Course: Already Half-Full!
  • Fruit Ripening & Ethylene Management, and Postharvest Technology Short Course Registrations Open
  • Antalya, Turkey: Postharvest Technology Short Course for Enterprises in Developing & Emerging Economies
  • THANKS! To those who made year-end Endowment Contributions
  • New Produce Facts in French
  • 2009 Postharvest Workshops and Webinars
  • Monsanto Seeks Postharvest Fruit Quality Researcher
  • “Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops” Publication Featured
PDF 1/1/09
December 2008
  • Season’s Greetings & Happy New Year’s 2009 From the Postharvest Technology Research & Information Center at UC Davis
  • Registration Now Open for 2009 Courses
  • 2nd Produce Executive Forum Webinar: Produce Irradiation: Food Safety Solution?
  • Fresh-cut Fundamentals Set for March 5, 2009 in Yuma, AZ
  • Registration Continues for the Fresh Produce Marketing Strategies Short Course
  • Eight Days Left to make your 2008 Tax-Deductible Endowment Gifts
  • Info Sheets from the University of California’s Division of Agriculture & Natural Resources
  • New Produce Facts in French
  • 2009 Postharvest Workshops and Webinars
  • Postharvest Experts Participate in Indian Postharvest Short Course
  • Postharvest Expertise Provided in Japan
  • Consumers Perceptions of New Food Technologies
  • California Ag Commissioners Focus on Produce Food Safety
  • Saving on Postharvest Energy Use Discussed at Asparagus Day
  • Tomato Quality Addressed in Napa, Calif
  • Dr. Harris Presents at the University of Florida
  • Dr. Crisosto offers Series of Presentations
  • FDA CFSAN Seeks Senior Produce Food Safety Advisor
  • Post-doctoral Fellowship Opportunity in France
  • Pear Production Publication Featured
PDF 12/1/08
November 2008
  • 2nd Produce Executive Forum Webinar: Produce Irradiation: Food Safety Solution?
  • Fresh-cut Fundamentals Set for March 5, 2009 in Yuma, AZ
  • Fresh Produce Marketing Strategies Short Course Registrations Continue
  • Six More Weeks to Make your 2008 Tax-Deductible Endowment Gifts
  • UC Postharvest Activities Featured in the Leaflet
  • National Vegetable Crop Initiative Strategic Plan Now Available Online
  • UC Davis Center for Produce Safety Awards Research Grants
  • New Zealand’s HortResearch and Crop & Food Research To Merge
  • Small-Scale Postharvest Practices Publication now Available On-Line in Afrikaans, Indonesian, Khmer, and Vietnamese!
  • New Produce Facts in French
  • 2009 Postharvest Workshops and Webinars
  • Scholarship Students attend PMA Fresh Summit in Florida
  • Conservation and Production of Peaches Topic in Spain
  • Grape Publications Featured
PDF 11/1/08
October 2008
  • Fresh Produce Microbial Pathogen Testing Webinar Set for November 20th, 2008
  • Produce Microbial Pathogen Testing: Program Components & Considerations
  • Fresh Produce Marketing Strategies Short Course Premieres at UC Davis
  • 2008 Tax-Deductible Endowment Gifts Welcomed
  • Four New Produce Facts in French
  • 2008-2009 Postharvest Workshops and Webinars
  • Refrigerated Warehouse Energy Use Benchmarking Studies & Evaluation Tool Now Available
  • Produce Refrigeration Energy Efficiency Addressed at Emerging Technology Summit
  • Postharvest Expertise Provided in Afghanistan
  • Turkey Hosted Successful National Postharvest Symposium
  • Center for Advanced Processing & Packaging Studies
  • Robert Mondavi Institute Opens on UC Davis Campus
  • Fresh Off the Press
  • Massey University Postharvest Professorship Available
  • Contract Analyst-Floriculturist Position with TransFresh Corporation Available
PDF 10/1/08
September 2008
  • UC Davis Fresh-cut Produce Workshop Provides Valuable Insights to Participants
  • Endowment Thanks, Continued…
  • Welcome, Pam
  • New Produce Facts in French Added
  • 2009 Postharvest Workshops
  • UC Davis Provides Produce Food Safety Solutions at the Fresh Express Food Safety Research Conference
  • James R. Lugg Global Research & Innovation Center Dedicated
  • Improving Cherry Quality Downunder
  • Turkish National Postharvest Symposium
  • Postharvest Center Provides Food Safety Briefing to Congressman Dan Lungren
  • FDA Plans Public Hearings on Produce Traceability
  • FDA Seeks Comments Regarding Means to Enhance Produce Food Safety Practices
  • FDA Amends Irradiation Rule for Fresh Iceberg Lettuce and Spinach
  • San Joaquin Postharvest Newsletter Available
  • 20% Discount on one of our Most Popular Publications
  • California Postharvest Citrus Industry Position Available
  • Nunhems Career Opportunities
  • Chiquita Operations Manager Fresh Select Pineapple Sourcing
  • HortResearch (USA) Business Development Manager
PDF 9/1/08
August 2008
  • Time is Getting Short to Join Us for the Fresh-cut Workshop in September
  • Now Available
  • Latest Edition of Tomato Food Safety Guidance Document Now Available
  • Endowment Thanks, and an Invitation
  • Good-bye, Penny
  • Please Join Us …
  • Postharvest Technology Center offers Expertise at Congressional Hearings
  • Center for Produce Safety Announces a Request for Research Proposals
  • AgroFresh is seeking a Research Assistant
  • Salad Cosmo seeks Food Safety & Quality Assurance Manager
PDF 8/1/08
July 2008
  • Plan Now to Join us for the Fresh-cut Workshop in September
  • Endowment Continues to Grow
  • June Celebrations Well-Attended
  • Did You Know?
  • A Message from Adel Kader
  • USDA ARS Plant Physiologist Position Available
  • Development Alternatives Inc. Seeks Postharvest Infrastructure Manager
PDF 7/1/08
June 2008
  • Welcome to UC Davis!
  • Charting New Directions In Postharvest Biology & Technology
  • Kader Retirement Dinner
  • Fresh-cut Workshop in September
PDF 6/1/08
May 2008
  • Charting New Directions In Postharvest Biology & Technology
  • Kader Retirement Dinner
  • Class Registration Update
  • Outreach Having an Impact!
  • Postharvest Technology Center Connects with the Produce Industry at United Fresh Expo
  • USDA National Vegetable Crop Initiative
  • Sensory Laboratory Opens at the U.C. Kearney Research & Extension Center
  • Fruit & Vegetable Health Claims Symposium A Success
  • Crisosto at Several Postharvest Venues
  • USDA CSREES National Program Leader
PDF 11/4/15
April 2008
  • Maintaining the Quality & Safety in California Fresh Strawberries
  • “Fruit & Vegetable Health Claims – What, Why & How”
  • Class Registration Update
  • Kader Leads California Citrus Quality Council
  • Ag Improvement in Vietnam
  • Postharvest Technology Center Members meet with Produce Industry Leaders
  • Rosaceae Genomics for Crop Improvement
  • Food Safety Research Progress and Future Research Outlined
  • Risk Communications and Consumer Confidence in the Food Supply Addressed
  • Annual Postharvest Citrus Meeting Convened in Santa Barbara
  • Tecnología Postcosecha de Cultivos Hortofrutícolas
  • President of the California Citrus Quality Council
PDF 4/1/08
March 2008
  • Registration for our Classes
  • UC Davis Postharvest Center Hosts HortResearch Produce Packaging Update
  • Produce Safety: Science & Law Discussed
  • Symposium: Fruit & Vegetable Health Claims
  • Questions Regarding the Microbial Safety of Lemon Slices in Restaurant Served Beverages
  • Produce is on Food Safety Summit Agenda
  • Christine Bruhn Appointed to FDA Risk Communication Advisory Committee
  • Final ICPT Activity
  • Dr. Barrett Attended Frozen Food, and Advanced Processing & Packaging Meetings
  • Central Valley Postharvest Newsletter
  • Recent Developments in Postharvest Presented in Cairo
  • Cold Chain Topics of Workshops in India
  • Tecnología Postcosecha de Cultivos Hortofrutícolas
  • With Appreciation
  • Postharvest Physiologist - Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (Position # 01-10-0713)
  • Dole: Vice President, Research and New Produce Development
  • Vacancy at the Post-harvest Department at IRTA (Lleida, Spain)
  • Grapery Research & Quality Development Manager
PDF 3/1/08
February 2008
  • Focus on Ripening & Ethylene Control
  • 30th Anniversary of Postharvest Technology Short Course –AND- the UC Davis Centennial
  • Center Sets Strategic Course & Direction
  • May Workshop: Management of Ripening & Ethylene Control
  • California Commodity Committee
  • Nonthermal Processing Session Co-Taught at NWFPA
  • USDA ARS SRRC Fresh-cut Fruit Support Scientist - Food Technologist
  • Carrier Transicold – Postharvest Specialist
  • Driscolls – Post Harvest Analyst
PDF 2/1/08
January 2008
  • Winter Greetings
  • Fruit & Vegetable Nutrition Info Now Available From FDA
  • USDA – ERS: The Link between Household Budgets and Fruit & Vegetable Consumption
  • 2008 Postharvest Technology – UC Davis Centennial
  • Food Safety Fact from Trevor
  • May Workshop: Management of Ripening & Ethylene Control
  • Food Safety to be Topic of Organic Farmers’ Conference
PDF 1/1/08
December 2007
  • Season’s Greetings & Happy New Year 2008 From The Postharvest Technology Research & Information Center at UCD
  • Focus: Management of Ripening & Ethylene Control Workshop
  • Cold Chain Management Workshops in India
  • UCD PTRIC Provides Value-Added Expertise in Portugal
  • Vegetable Seed/Human Pathogen Interactions Addressed
  • Postharvest Center Provides Outreach to Small Farm Specialty Crop Growers
  • Leafy Greens Food Safety Research Priorities Report Available Online
  • Dr. Suslow Appointed to the APS Public Policy Board
PDF 12/1/07
November 2007
  • Management of Ripening & Ethylene Control Workshop
  • UCD Researchers Working to Control Light Brown Apple Moth's Threat to Produce Exports
  • Fresh-cut Produce Short Course Offered in Spain
  • New Center for Fruit & Vegetable Quality Center Launched at UCD
  • Postharvest Technology Research & Information Center Collaborates with New UCD Center for Produce Food Safety
PDF 11/1/07
October 2007
  • Spanish Produce Facts
  • Central Valley Postharvest E-newsletter
  • Center for Produce Safety
  • UCD PTRIC Members Play Key Role at the 1st International Lettuce & Leafy Greens Food Research Symposium
  • UCD PTRIC Engaged in Industry Discussions to Enhance Produce Food Safety
  • UCD PTRIC Members Provide Educational Outreach at PMA Fresh Summit
  • UCD PTRIC Provides Postharvest Handling Education Outreach in Mexico
  • UCD PTRIC and WIFSS Sponsor Treefruit/Treenut National Food Safety Research Symposium
PDF 10/1/07
September 2007
  • Postharvest Downunder APHC 2007
PDF 9/1/07
August 2007
  • French translations
PDF 8/1/07
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