Thursday June 11, 2015 from 9:45 AM to 5:00 PM CEST
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Köln Messe, Köln, Germany 
Cologne 1 50679

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Tuti Tan 
Perendale Publishers Ltd 

GRAPAS Conference 2015 

GRAPAS 2015 and The Global Milling Conference have joined to host this years GRAPAS Conference 2015 at Victam International in Köln, Germany.

Visit the GRAPAS International Exhibition at the Cologne Exhibition Halls from June 9-11, 2015 and wrap up your visit by attending the one-day Global Milling with GRAPAS Conference on Thursday, June 11 in the Rheinsaal 4 & 6 meeting rooms at the exhibition halls.

The GRAPAS Conference - for rice and flour millers across Europe - costs €75 for the full day (you can make a one-off payment using your own credit card through our PayPal payment option).

The GRAPAS International Exhibition is a co-located exhibition with Victam International 2015 and FIAAP International 2015 and is for millers.


Thursday June 11, 2015
Rheinsaal 4 & 6, Köln Messe - Köln, Germany

Session 1: Food Safety & Quality Control
Chair/Co-chair:  Roger Gilbert & Dr Simon Penson

1) 'Preventing bread waste - A national success story from Turkey'
      by Professor Dr M. Hikmet Boyacioglu, Chairman of Food Engineering Department, Department
      of Food Engineering, Okan University, Istanbul, Turkey

 2) 'Food safety in the milling industry: certification of primary production – the way ahead?'
      by Friedrich Luedeke, GlobalGAP, Germany

 3) 'From stones to rollers - The Roller Flour Milling Revolution in the UK and Europe'
      by Rob Shorland-Ball, Historian, UK

Session 2: Nutrition & Milling Technology
Chair/Co-chair: Professor Dr M. Hikmet Boyacioglu & Roger Gilbert

1) ‘Optimising the health benefits of wheat products by exploiting variation in grain composition and processing conditions’
      by Dr Peter Shewry, Distinguished Research Fellow, Department of Plant Biology and Crop
      Science, Rothamsted Research Centre, and Professor of Crops and Health, School of
      Agriculture, Policy and Development, University of Reading, UK

2) ‘Staying one step ahead in processing grains into sought-after food products’
      by Alexander Schnelle, Buhler, Switzerland

3) ‘Novel colourimetric assays for the analysis of alpha-amylase activity in ground wheat samples’
      by Dr Claudio Cornaggia, Senior R&D Organic Chemist, Megazyme International, Ireland

4) ‘Fortification works for flour and rice: New evidence of health impact’
      by Sarah Zimmerman, Communications Coordinator, Food Fortification Initiative, USA

Session 3: Trends & Developments
Chair/Co-chair: Dr Peter Shewry & Roger Gilbert

1) ‘Improving the quality and attributes of rice and flour milling by-products’
      by Dr Mian N. Riaz, Director, Food Protein R&D Center, Texas A&M University, USA

2) ‘Technologies to manage the safety and quality of flour’
      by Dr Simon Penson, Head of Primary Production and Processing, Campden-BRI,
      Chipping Campden, United Kingdom

3) ‘An Overview of Innovation and Biotech Wheat’
      by Rutger Koekoek, Marketing Specialist, US Wheat Association, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Summing up and close

Please note: The program will be added to as individual speaker confirm and additions are made.

Perendale Publishers Ltd, through Milling and Grain magazine, is patron of this event.