The WPTC 2026 congress will be in Monterey

During the closing ceremony of the WPTC congress in Budapest, the announcement was made that the 16th World Processing Tomato Congress and 18th International Symposium on Processing Tomato would take place in Monterey, California on 7 to 10 June 2026. The congress will be co-organized by CLFP, CTGA and WPTC in cooperation with ISHS. Meanwhile, the presentations and photos from […]

First detailed program of the Budapest congress

Latest news The provisional program of the 15th World Processing Tomato Congress which will take place in Budapest on 9-12 June 2024 has been released. Monday 10 June Morning • CONGRESS & SYMPOSUM JOINT OPENING CEREMONY • THE FUTURE OF FOODModerator: Jason Fritsch, WPTC President – Emerging Trends in Agriculture, Ryan Avery (Bayer Vegetable Seeds)– […]

Make plans to be part of the next WPTC congress in Budapest in June 2024

Six years after the last amazing in-person event on the Greek seas, WPTC is inviting everyone associated to the global tomato processing industry to gather in the fascinating city of Budapest for the 15th World Processing Tomato Congress and 17th International Symposium on Processing Tomato on 9 to 12 June 2024.

Global tomato processing in 2023

Presentation on the processing tomato production in 2023 by Jason Fritsch, WPTC President, and WPTC members during the 2023 Tomato News Conference at CibusTec in Parma on 27 October 2023

25 years of international cooperation

In May 2023, WPTC celebrated 25 years since the charter of the organisation was signed in Pamplona during the third world processing tomato congress.   

Jason Fritsch elected WPTC President

About WPTC Jason Fritsch Vice-President

During its meeting in Parma on 25 October, the board of WPTC elected Jason Fritsch who is the CEO of Kagome Australia as the new WPTC President.

The 2022 Tomato News Conference

After two years online, the Tomato News Conference comes back in person during CibusTec Forum in Parma on Wednesday 26 October 2022 in the afternooon. The conference is organized in cooperation with ANICAV which is holding its annual “Il Filo Rosso” conference in the morning.

The theme of the conference is Challenging times for the global tomato processing industry.

Member access