University of Florida

Introduction

It gives us great pleasure to invite you to attend the 60th Annual Citrus Processors' Meeting at the Citrus Research and Education Center in Lake Alfred.

This conference is sponsored each year by the University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and the Florida Department of Citrus, and held jointly with the U.S. Citrus and Subtropical Products Laboratory. It presents the latest technical information on research and quality control for the citrus and subtropical processing industries of the United States.

The combined State, University, and Federal conference sessions are held at the Ben Hill Griffin, Jr. Citrus Hall on the grounds of the Citrus Research and Education Center in Lake Alfred located just off U.S. Highway 17 and 92. The Lake Alfred area is easily accessible via Interstate 4 from the Orlando and Tampa airports or by U.S. 27 or U.S. 17-92.

Persons interested in citrus processing technology and other subtropical horticultural science and technology are urged to attend and take part in the discussions beginning on Thursday, October 21, 2010. The registration desk will open at 8:15 a.m. and lunch tickets may be purchased at that time. Presentation of papers will begin at 9:30 a.m. There is no registration fee.

Foreword

We are pleased to invite you to attend the 2010 Subtropical Technology Conference. This Annual Conference is held to acquaint representatives of the subtropical food industries with research developments in the broad areas of processing, products, marketing and related subjects of current importance and interest. The Conference also provides for exchange of information which will benefit these industries and future research.

JACQUELINE BURNS
Acting Center Director
Citrus Research and Education Center

DARRELL COLE
Area Director

DAN KING
Director of Scientific Research
State of Florida
Department of Citrus

ELIZABETH BALDWIN
Research Leader