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International Meeting on Quality Control of Fruit and Vegetables

The BLE organizes every second year the International Meeting on Quality Control of Fruit and Vegetables. The Meeting is directed towards inspectors of governmental authorities as well as of the interested persons from industry from Germany and the delivering countries.


The 30th International Meeting will take place from 09 to 11 March 2015 at the Gustav-Stresemann-Institut e.V. (GSI) in Bonn.

Topics: persimmons, passion fruits, fresh figs, headed cabbages, herbs, quality management in inspection, sampling

Invitation and program may be downloaded:

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Deadline for booking a hotel room in the venue through the organizer: 09 January 2015.


The Working Group on Quality Control of Fruit, Vegetables and Ware Potatoes is an association of the inspection services of the Federal government and the Laender. It was found in 1967 and established in the Association of Agricultural Chambers. This working group initiated the International Meeting Quality Control Fruit and Vegetables. Today, the contents and organization of the meeting is ministered by the Federal Office of Agriculture and Food.


Any question concerning the programme? Please contact:
Michael Girnth: +49 (0)228-6845-3927

Any question concerning the organization?
Anastasia Kourtidou / Gabriele Siebert: +49 (0)228-6845-3084 / 3799


The proceedings from 2001 to 2013 are available as downloads. For the meetings from 1991 to 1999, copies of single contributions are available on request (