Our team

We are the FreshKnowledge team from Wageningen UR (WUR). We work to bring practical knowledge about post-harvest management of fresh products to all actors in the postharvest community. The ultimate goal is to bring high quality and tasty produce to the market with minimum food losses in the supply chain. The information we provide is independent, substantiated, up-to-date, complete, relevant and concrete. Do you want to know more? Please contact us!

Meet the Team

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    Research Manager Postharvest Technology
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    Researcher Postharvest Technology, specialisation in Light Treatment
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    Consultant Postharvest Technology, specialisation in Postharvest Management of Fresh Products and Cold Room Design
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    Consultant Postharvest Technology, specialisation in SOP Development and Value Chain Assessment as a basis for Efficient Interventions
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    Leo Lukasse

    Researcher Postharvest Technology, expertise leader Postharvest Engineering, specialisation in Climate Control during Refrigerated Transport
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    Eelke Westra

    Programme Manager Postharvest Quality
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    Researcher / Project Leader Postharvest Management
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    Scientist / Consultant Postharvest Physiology & Technology
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    Researcher and Consultant Postharvest Technology, specialisation in Advanced Sensing Technologies and Data Modelling
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    Researcher Postharvest Technology, specialisation in Applied Vibrational Spectroscopy, Project Manager Agro Food Robotics
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    Researcher Postharvest Technology, specialisation in Refrigeration
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    Fátima Pereira da Silva

    Researcher and Project Leader Postharvest Technology, specialisation in Packaging, Volatiles and Biomarkers, and Non-destructive Quality Measurements
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    Arjun Goyal

    Business Development Manager Postharvest Quality
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    Researcher Postharvest Technology, specialisation in Postharvest Physiology and Omics
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    Mariska Nijenhuis

    Research Assistant Postharvest Technology, specialisation in Postharvest Physiology and Taste Perception
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    Uldanay Bairam

    Researcher Postharvest Technology & Agro Food Robotics, specialisation in Machine Learning
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    Rob Schouten

    Researcher Postharvest Technology, specialisation in Postharvest Physiology, Modelling and Digital Twins
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    Maxence Paillart

    Researcher Postharvest Technology, specialisation in Packaging
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    Giuseppe Cascia

    Consultant Postharvest Technology, specialisation in postharvest advice in the Global South

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    Zhen Liu

    Business Developement Manager Postharvest Quality
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    André Vink

    Business Development Manager Postharvest Quality
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    Najim El Harchioui

    Research Assistant Postharvest Technology, specialism in Quality Assessment of Fruit, Vegetables and Ornamentals
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    Marcel Staal

    Research Assistant Postharvest Technology & Lab Manager of the Research Facility Phenomea
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    Aneesh Chauhan

    Researcher Postharvest Technology & Agro Food Robotics, expertise leader Computer Vision & Robotics
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    Marcel Wenneker

    Researcher Plant Diseases
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    Hendrik de Villiers

    Researcher Postharvest Technology & Agro Food Robotics, specialisation in Machine Learning
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    Marten Boonstra

    Research Assistant Postharvest Technology, specialisation in Quality Assessment of Fruit, Vegetables and Ornamentals
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    Researcher Postharvest Technology & Agro Food Robotics, specialisation in Spectral Sensing and Chemometrics
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    Paul Goethals

    Business Development Manager Agro Food Robotics
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    Manon Mensink

    Researcher Postharvest Technology & Data Steward, specialisation in Design of Experiments