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WPTC


World Processing Tomato Concil



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Professional or non-profit organisation

Categories & Products
  • Interprofessional organisation
  • Processors organisation
Contact details
1328 route de Loriol
84170, MONTEUX
France

+33 6 07 12 58 29
Contact name : Sophie Colvine
Contact email : Click to see email address
Description
The World Processing Tomato Council (WPTC) is an international non-profit organization representing the tomato processing industry. Currently, its members represent more than 95% of the volume of tomatoes processed worldwide.
The organization was created in May 1998 during the 3rd World Processing Tomato Congress held in Pamplona (Spain).
 
The World Processing Tomato Council is constituted by professional growers and/or processors organizations representative of their production area. It is headquartered in Avignon (France) and currently chaired by Dimitris Nomikos (Greece). Mike Montna (California) and Jason Fritsch (Australia) are the two Vice-Presidents. Sophie Colvine is the General Secretary.
 
Professional organizations from the following countries were the founding members of the Council: AMITOM countries (France, Greece, Israel, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Tunisia and Turkey), Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, California. These countries have since been joined by Egypt, Japan, China, South Africa and Peru, and by AMITOM's associate members in Algeria, Iran, Hungary, Malta, Russia, Syria and Ukraine.

WPTC organises the World Processing Tomato Congresses and ISHS Symposiums on the Processing Tomato every two years. The last ones were held in Greece in June 2018 and the next will take place in San Juan, Argentina in March 2020 (www.worldtomatocongress.com). 
In the news

WPTC Crop update as of 19 November 2019

20/11/2019
The end of the season brought some slight changes in the results of a few major processing countries and to the 2019 global total. As of November...
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WPTC Crop update as of 23 October 2019

31/10/2019
A provisional result very close to the initial forecasts The most recent processing information collected by the WPTC in late October shows a...
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WPTC Crop update as of 11 October 2019

14/10/2019
  If the estimates of 36.766 million metric tonnes (mT) are confirmed in the next weeks, the global processing preliminary result of the...
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Tomato Day Conference: Healthy Redvolution

07/10/2019
Tomato Day Conference :  Healthy Redvolution: #tootomato #toogood Thursday 24 October 10.30-12.30 CIBUS TEC...
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WPTC Crop update as of 27 September 2019

30/09/2019
The month of September did not bring any major changes in the WPTC's global processing forecast. With 36.332 million mT, the 2019 global...
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WPTC Crop update as of 16 August 2019

20/08/2019
AMITOM members in the EU In France, there is nothing special since the last report. All the factories are now open, and the intake is normal....
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WPTC crop update as of 2 August 2019

05/08/2019
The harvest has now started in most of the northern hemisphere and WPTC members reported only minor changes in their latest bimonthly update...
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WPTC global forecast reduced

22/07/2019
The 2019 WPTC world production estimate is down to 37 million tonnes as two largest processing countries, California and Italy, reduce their...
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AMITOM & WPTC : Crop situation as of 28 June 2019

29/06/2019
The latest global production estimate before the beginning of the harvest in the Northern hemisphere is 37.5 million metric tonnes at the...
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The 2019 season: processing prospects as of 16 May

28/05/2019
The Tomato News Conference hosted in Avignon provided the opportunity for operators of the worldwide industry to update on the processing prospects...
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New website feature: The WPTC database of researchers

24/04/2019
Although for the last 29 years now, WPTC congresses and ISHS symposiums on the processing tomato have been held together, the interaction between...
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WPTC Crop update as of 29 March 2019

01/04/2019
  AMITOM members in the EU In France, the board of SONITO met this week and established that the surface planted will be quite...
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The tomato processing industry will meet at Cibus Tec in October 2019

20/03/2019
Cibus Tec confirms the powerful partnership with AMITOM (Mediterranean International Association of the Processing Tomato) and WPTC...
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WPTC Southern Hemisphere Crop update as of 27 February 2019

28/02/2019
WPTC crop update as of 27 February 2019 In Australia, the harvest is progressing well, with continued fine, warm weather. Fruit quality is...
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Proceedings of the 15th ISHS Symposium on the Processing Tomato

19/02/2019
The Proceedings of the 15th International Symposium on Processing Tomato, which was held in Greece in June June 2018, alongside the 13th...
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The 2019 season: Processing intentions

18/02/2019
Are we finally headed toward a reasonable increase? Within just a few days of each other, the European Commission published its report on...
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The 2019 Tomato News Conference preliminary program

07/02/2019
  Preliminary program and speakers  The outline program of the first Tomato News Conference is as follows: ...
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The 14th World Processing Tomato Congress will take place in San Juan on 15-19 March 2020

14/11/2018
The 14th World Processing Tomato Congress and the 16th ISHS Symposium on the Processing Tomato will be held in San Juan, Argentina on 15...
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2018 Provisional end-of-season results

30/10/2018
34.3 million mT: Worldwide processing at its lowest level for the past five years   WPTC Crop update as of 25 October 2018 Provisional...
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WPTC Crop update as of 28 September 2018

01/10/2018
Worldwide processing drops below 34 million tonnes A new drastic review of 2018 processing prospects was published in the final days of...
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14th World Processing Tomato Congress & 16th ISHS Symposium on the Processing Tomato

15/03/2020 to 19/03/2020
The 14th World Processing Tomato Congress and 16th ISHS Symposium on the Processing Tomato will take place in San Juan (Argentina) on 15 to 19...
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