TRADEIT Craft Dairy

Conference Programme


18 June

8:30 Registration

9:00 Welcome to the TRADEIT Dairy Craft Brokerage Event

Dr Helena Mc Mahon - IT Tralee, TRADEIT Coordinator

Dr Andrzej Fetliński - Food Concept, Poland


Session 1: Traditional Dairy Market and Consumers

Moderator: Professor Jan Pikul, Poznan University of Life Sciences

9:30 Traditional dairy products in Poland and in the EU

Dariusz Goszczyński - Ministry of Agriculture - Department director

9:50 New Consumer trends in traditional dairy products

Prof. Szczepan Figiel - University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn

10:10 Functional dairy ingredients – regulation, claims and product development opportunities

Fiona Lalor - UniversIty College Dublin, Ireland

10:30 Discussion

10:50 Coffee Break


Session 2: Technology and Traditional Dairy Products

Moderator: Tessa Lukehurst, Coventry University Enterprises

11:20 Emerging dairy processing technologies 

Janos-Istvan Petrusan, Institute fur Lebensmittel und Umweltforshung

11:40 Microfiltration of raw milk in the traditional cheese production

Prof. Antoni Pluta - Warsaw University of Life Sciences; SGGW

12:00 Modern bacterial cultures for the traditional cheese making

Director Piotr Zgórzyński  - CSK- Dutch company

12:20 Technology - its role in growing and scaling a traditional dairy enterprise 

Gerard Cleary, Glenisk Organic Dairy Co, Ireland

A TRADEIT SME Network Company 

12:40 Discussion Panel

13:00 Lunch


13:20 Bilateral Meetings

One to One meetings with technology providers and other attendees.

Poster Exhibition of technology packages with implementation potential for small food businesses, with a focus on dairy producers.


Session 3 - Sustainable Dairy Processing

Moderator: Janos-Istvan Petrusan, Institute fur Lebensmittel und Umweltforshung

15:20 "Innovative products from whey: options for reducing waste for smaller cheese producers"

Dr. Jürgen Schöber  - Fermtec GmbH, Germany

15:40 Small dairy wastewater treatment plants

Prof. Ryszard Błażejewski  - Poznan University of Life Sciences 

16:00 Ecological farming of dairy cattle

Dr. Romualda Danków - Poznan University of Life Sciences 

16:20 Production and use of energy from the photovoltaic systems on dairy farms 

Prof. Robert Szulc - Institute of Technology and Life Sciences in Falenty / Poznan

16:40 Discussion Panel


17:00 Visit to the University of Poznan


20:30 Dinner in the IOR restaurant


19 June


Session 4 - Food safety and Authenticity

Moderated by Dr Andrzej Fetlinski, Food Concept, Poland

9:00 Protective bacterial cultures for traditional dairy products

Tina Hornbæk, Ph.D. - Chr. Hansen, Denmark

9:20 Electronic nose as a tool for determination of the authenticity of traditional cheeses

Dr. Małgorzata Majcher - University of Life Sciences in Poznan

9:40 Anti-Listeria potential of lactic acid bacteria isolated from traditional regional cheesse

Dr hab. Anna Sip - Poznan University of Life Sciences

10:00 Protecting the integrity of organic milk products 

Kate Carmody, Beal Organic Cheese, Ireland

10:20 Discussion Panel

10:50 Coffee

          Parallel poster exhibition


12:00-16:00 A visit to JANA, a traditional dairy producer, to include: dairy lunch, discussion with the board and a visit to the manufacturing facilities.


closed since 16 Jun 2015
Registration 2 Apr – 16 Jun
Meeting Selection 25 May – 17 Jun
Event 18 Jun – 19 Jun
Language English
Costs Free of charge
Venue Congress Center Hotel IOR
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 77
Meetings 152
Denmark 1
Germany 4
Ireland 5
Italy 3
Poland 65
Portugal 4
Spain 2
United Kingdom 4
Total 88
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