Tomato conference to debate health, energy and climate issue in Coventry

The impact of tomatoes on human health, energy efficiency and how Dutch tomato growers are faring are just some of the topics to be debated at the 2008 HDC/TGA WHRI Tomato Conference in Coventry.

Organised by the Tomato Growers’ Association, the conference which takes places on 2 October will also feature a talk on the current climate from a British grower’s perspective given by Philip Pearson.

Also speaking will be Philip Bicknell of Bidwells on opportunities for the UK tomato industry from research, Wendy Akers on how PR can help grow markets, and the NFU’s Peter Kendall on the price of food.

Bernard Sparkes of Melrow Salads is joint chair.

To register call 01243 554859 before 19th September.


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