Syngenta Snacking Tomato Conference, Almeria, Spain.

Inside the Breeding Centre's demo greenhouse of Syngenta a wide range of varieties were on display.
Inside the Breeding Centre's demo greenhouse of Syngenta a wide range of varieties were on display.
Group of growers and traders from the Netherlands observing the crop.
Group of growers and traders from the Netherlands observing the crop.
Syngenta's Peter Geerts discussing quality and taste.
Syngenta's Peter Geerts discussing quality and taste.
Orange baby plum Bambelo and Bamano are popular orange snacking tomatoes.
Orange baby plum Bambelo and Bamano are popular orange snacking tomatoes.
The crops at the demo greenhouse were sown on August 31, and propagated on Arnold rootstocks (also Syngenta)
The crops at the demo greenhouse were sown on August 31, and propagated on Arnold rootstocks (also Syngenta)
Angelle is a key variety in the red baby plum segment. Inside the demo house it was present in different plant distance density.
Angelle is a key variety in the red baby plum segment. Inside the demo house it was present in different plant distance density.
In the future Syngenta will integrate their crop protection and biologicals more intensive in the breeding strategy.
In the future Syngenta will integrate their crop protection and biologicals more intensive in the breeding strategy.
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Edioso is a popular specialty tomato with it;s deep red color and strawberry-pumpkin-shaped tomato.
Edioso is a popular specialty tomato with it;s deep red color and strawberry-pumpkin-shaped tomato.
Besides growers, many retailers and traders visited the greenhouse.
Besides growers, many retailers and traders visited the greenhouse.
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Syngenta's Frank van Antwerpen discussing the latest developments with leading Dutch growers.
Syngenta's Frank van Antwerpen discussing the latest developments with leading Dutch growers.
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The group discussing the crop and taste.
The group discussing the crop and taste.
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A large amount of attendees found their way to El Ejido
A large amount of attendees found their way to El Ejido
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The event attracted professionals from production areas like the UK, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Australia, The Netherlands and Belgium.
The event attracted professionals from production areas like the UK, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Australia, The Netherlands and Belgium.
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Besides tomatoes, Syngenta is also conducting a lot of R&D in the field of tri-color seedless mini peppers.
Besides tomatoes, Syngenta is also conducting a lot of R&D in the field of tri-color seedless mini peppers.
Above: Tri color mini peppers, below a Kumato type.
Above: Tri color mini peppers, below a Kumato type.
Inside the lab, researchers are determining taste properties of the tomatoes.
Inside the lab, researchers are determining taste properties of the tomatoes.
With this machine the firmness of the fruit can be determined.
With this machine the firmness of the fruit can be determined.
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Opening session by Philippe Chatin, Head of Vegetables EAME at Syngenta.
Opening session by Philippe Chatin, Head of Vegetables EAME at Syngenta.
Professor Francisco Egea of the University of Almeria.
Professor Francisco Egea of the University of Almeria.
Peter Stradiot of InnoGreen
Peter Stradiot of InnoGreen
Francisco José Rodriguez Nogueron, Head of Vegetables Spain at Syngenta.
Francisco José Rodriguez Nogueron, Head of Vegetables Spain at Syngenta.
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Customer insight specialist Elena Ozeritskaya of Fresh Insight.
Customer insight specialist Elena Ozeritskaya of Fresh Insight.
Rafael Martinez Pellicer of the Agri-Souss Group
Rafael Martinez Pellicer of the Agri-Souss Group
Rene van Paassen of Greenco.
Rene van Paassen of Greenco.
David Del Pino of La Palma.
David Del Pino of La Palma.
David Del Pino of La Palma in a discussion with Conference moderator Mark Titterington of Syngenta.
David Del Pino of La Palma in a discussion with Conference moderator Mark Titterington of Syngenta.
Two attendees doing a taste experiment during a presentation on flavour by Syngenta's Daniel Ricket.
Two attendees doing a taste experiment during a presentation on flavour by Syngenta's Daniel Ricket.
The closing session by Syngenta's regional director André Goig revealed the breeders strategy and vision for the future.
The closing session by Syngenta's regional director André Goig revealed the breeders strategy and vision for the future.

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