Conference Proceedings

1.     Koutsimanis, G.; Harte, J.; Beaudry, R.; Bix, L.; Harte, B.; Almenar, E. 2012. Development of a new packaging approach for fresh produce: A case study on fresh cherries under domestic and international supply chain conditions. Proceedings of the 18th IAPRI World Packaging Conference. San Luis Obispo, CA, USA. Pp: 193-201. DEStech Publications Inc., ISBN 978-1-60595-084-6 (Oral) (http://www.destechpub.com/links/catalogs/bookstore/packaging-technology/18th-iapriworld-packaging-conference/).

2.     Koutsimanis, G.; Harte, J.; Bix, L.; Harte, B.; Behe, B.; Whiting, M.; McFerson, J.; Almenar, E. 2011. Fresh produce packaging trends: Consumer preferences and behaviors. Proceedings of the 25th IAPRI Symposium on Packaging (IAPRI 2011). Berlin, Germany (Oral).

3.     Merkel, C.; Joo, M.; Rai, D.; Ryser, E.; Almenar, E. 2011. The kinetics of trans-2-hexenal release from an antimicrobial bio-based polymer matrix made of poly(L-lactic acid). Proceedings of the 25th IAPRI Symposium on Packaging (IAPRI 2011). Berlin, Germany (Oral).

4.     Joo, M.J.; Samsudin, H.; Almenar, E.; Auras, R.; Harte, J.; Harte, B. An ecofriendly container for ready-to-eat blackberries matching lifestyle necessities. Proceedings of the 24th IAPRI Symposium on Packaging (IAPRI 2009). South Carolina, USA (Oral).

5.     Benyathiar, P.; Almenar, E.; Auras, R.; Harte, J.; Siddiq, M.; Harte, B. Corn-based plastic containers as an effective packaging system for fresh-cut green salad for quick service restaurants. Proceedings of the 24th IAPRI Symposium on Packaging (IAPRI 2009). South Carolina, USA (Oral).

6.     Almenar, E.; Samsudin, H.; Auras, R.; Harte, J. Consumers Preference for Blueberries Packed in a Biodegradable Container. Proceedings of the 16th IAPRI World Conference on Packaging (IAPRI 2008). Bangkok, Thailand (Oral).

7.     Samsudin, H.; Almenar, E.; Auras, R.; Harte, B.; Rubino, M. An Environmentally Friendly Package for Fresh Produce. Proceedings of the 16th IAPRI World Conference on Packaging (IAPRI 2008). Bangkok, Thailand (Oral).

8.     Hernández-Muñoz, P.; López-de-Dicastillo, C.; Almenar, E.; Gavara, R. Effect of chitosan coating combined with calcium gluconate on strawberry (fragaria x ananassa) quality during refrigerated storage. Proceedings of the 5th International Packaging Congress and Exhibition (2007). Bayrakli, Izmir, Turkey (Poster).

9.     Kumar, P.; Auras, R.; Rubino, M.; Almenar, E.; Harte, J. Effect of container shape on barrier properties. Proceedings of the 23rd IAPRI Symposium on Packaging (IAPRI 2007).Windsor, England (Oral).

10.  Catalá, R.; Almenar, E.; Gavara, R. Innovations and trends in fruit and vegetable packaging (Innovaciones y tendencias en el envasado de frutas y hortalizas). Proceedings of the 5th Congreso Iberoamericano de Tecnología Postcosecha y Agroexportaciones. 2007. Proceedings: paper # S9 0220. Pp. 1541-1548. Murcia, Spain (Oral).

11.  Almenar, E.; Auras, R.; Rubino, M.; Harte, B. Design of environmentally friendly antimicrobial packaging films against postharvest fungal diseases. Proceedings of the 15th IAPRI World Conference on Packaging (IAPRI 2006).Tokyo, Japan (Oral).

12.  Almenar, E.; Hernández-Muñoz, P; Gavara, R.; Lagarón, J.M.; Catalá, R. Active packaging for wild strawberry fruit (Fragaria vesca L.). Proceedings of the 3th Spanish Congress on Food Engineering (CESIA 2004) [CD Rom]. Pamplona (Spain). (Poster) 2004. ISBN: 84-688-7989-4. Pp. 1077-1086.

13.  Almenar, E.; López-Rubio, A.; Lagarón, J.M.; Catalá, R.; Gavara, R. Development of an active packaging system for wild strawberries. Proceedings of the II Congress on Food Science. Orihuela, Spain. 2003 (Oral).

14.  López-Rubio, A.; Almenar, E.; Lagarón, J.M.; Catalá, R.; Gavara, R. Efecto de los procesos de esterilización sobre la estructura y propiedades de los copolímeros de EVOH. Proceedings of the II Congress on Food Science. Orihuela, España. 2003 (Oral).

15.  Del Valle, V.; Almenar, E.; Lagarón, J.M.; Catalá, R.; Gavara, R. Gases and vapours permeation across porous films in modified atmosphere packaging. Proceedings of the 2nd Spanish Congress on Food Engineering (CESIA 2002). Lleida, Spain (Poster).

16.  Lagarón, J.M.; Del Valle, V.; Almenar, E.; Catalá, R.; Gavara, R. FT-IR and RAMAN studies on water sorption mechanisms in high barrier polymers used in food packaging. Proceedings of the 2nd Spanish Congress on Food Engineering (CESIA 2002). Lleida, Spain (Oral).

17.  Del Valle, V.; Almenar, E.; Sebastián, R.; Catalá, R.; Gavara, R. Evolution of volatile compounds in segments of mandarin packaging in EMAP. Proceedings of the 2nd Spanish Congress on Food Engineering (CESIA 2002). Lleida, Spain (Poster).

18.  Almenar, E.; Del Valle, V.; Sebastián, R.; Lagarón, J.M.; M., Catalá, R.; Gavara, R. Extending the shelf life of wild strawberries by means of the increase in the concentration on fungistatic and fungicidal compounds present in the aroma combined with map and temperature. Proceedings of the 2 nd Spanish Congress on Food Engineering (CESIA 2002). Lleida, Spain (Poster).