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WPTC


World Processing Tomato Concil



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Professional or non-profit organisation

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  • Interprofessional 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

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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WPTC: Crop update as of 14 September

17/09/2018
Massive confirmation of the previously announced drop in production AMITOM countries of the EU Portugal As of mid-September, the season is...
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WPTC Crop update as of 31 August 2018

03/09/2018
WPTC: 2018 crop now expected to be 3 million tonnes lower than in 2017 It is now almost certain, the quantities processed in 2018 will probably...
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WPTC Crop update as of 17 August 2018

20/08/2018
The latest processing estimates compiled by the WPTC show a further decline in estimates for the 2018 crop year, down 1% from the mid-July...
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WPTC crop update as of 3 August 2018

06/08/2018
On Friday 3 August, WPTC released a new update on the ongoing 2018 tomato processing season following its fortnightly survey of members. AMITOM...
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Back from the World Congress...

27/06/2018
Tomato products are « Super Foods »! The 13th World Processing Tomato Congress that ended on 15 June in Athens clearly took note of...
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WPTC: Dimitris Nomikos elected President

22/06/2018
The World Processing Tomato Council (WPTC) has a new President. At the end of his two-year mandate as President, Roger Scriven has handed over the...
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2018 Season: Processing forecast down again to less than 36 million mT

18/06/2018
The latest World Processing Tomato Congress, which was held in Greece and ended on June 15th, was an opportunity to revise down the production...
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2017: A reasoned output for the worldwide industry

12/06/2018
The final production figures released by WPTC in February 2018 estimate that a total 37.8 million metric tonnes (mT) of tomatoes were processed...
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13th World Processing Tomato Congress: Program and Speakers

23/05/2018
13th World Processing Tomato Congress & 15th ISHS Symposium: Program and Speakers The biannual Congress of the World Processing Tomato...
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WPTC Crop update as of 30 March 2018

31/03/2018
2018 global processing forecast amount to 37.04 million mT This year, the processing intentions and the first season forecasts will have...
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Argentina to host the World Processing Tomato Congress in 2020

27/02/2018
The decision was taken at the end of February, during the General Assembly held at the Food Processing Expo organized by the CLFP in Sacramento...
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WPTC 2018 global estimate currently stands at 37.1 million metric tonnes

24/02/2018
The global WPTC preliminary estimate for 2018 currently stands at 37.1 million metric tonnes, 2% under the 37.8 million tonnes 2017 final...
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The new season is underway in the Southern Hemisphere

14/12/2017
Argentina With 6,100 hectares, the planted area in Argentina is finally very similar to last year when 488,000 tonnes were processed. There was a...
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WPTC Crop update as of 12 October 2017, revised

16/10/2017
Good weather in September in many countries, including notably Italy and Spain, allowed to make up for the quantities impacted by the heatwaves at...
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Call for papers for the 15th ISHS Symposium on the Processing Tomato

03/10/2017
  Submit your abstract for the world’s premier processing tomato symposium before 31 October 2017    The...
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WPTC crop update as of 29 September 2017

29/09/2017
The processing season is nearing its end in most Northern hemisphere countries and it looks like the total production could be only just over 37...
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WPTC crop update as of 15 September 2017

15/09/2017
The latest forecast released by the WPTC on 15 September maintains the global production at 37.6 million metric tonnes for the 2017 season....
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Food Processing Expo 2019

12/02/2019 to 13/02/2019
Many food processing industry leaders make the Expo a must-attend event and so should you. With more than 280 exhibitors and 2600 attendees - and...
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The Tomato News Conference

16/05/2019 to 17/05/2019
The first Tomato News Conference will be held in Avignon (France) on 16 & 17 May 2019 to mark the 40th  anniversary of...
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CibusTec 2019

21/10/2019 to 25/10/2019
Cibus Tec worldwide represents one of the main benchmark for technological innovation in the food Industry and a showcase...
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