Ambassador

Marta Montero-Calderón, PhD
Tenured Professor
Postharvest Laboratory and Biosystems Engineering School
University of Costa Rica
Costa Rica

M.Sc. Gisela Kopper
President
Asesorías Agroalimentarias S.A.
Costa Rica

Ambassadors' Report

As GHI Ambassadors to Costa Rica, we have promoted and informed many colleagues about GHI’s mission and activities, including:

  • 2016 GHI meeting at FOOD 2016. 4th International ISEKI Food Conference (ISEKI: Integrating Food Science and Engineering Knowledge into the Food Chain” Association), Vienna, Austria. Participant: Marta Montero-Calderón, GHI Ambassador To Costa Rica
  • 2016 Sensibilization of Biosystems Engineering students at the University of Costa Rica, about global harmonization of food safety regulations and GHI organization. Speaker: Marta Montero-Calderón, GHI Ambassador To Costa Rica
  • 2015 GHI meeting at IFT 2015. Institute of Food Technologist, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. Participant: Marta Montero-Calderón, GHI Ambassador to Costa Rica
  • 2016-present: Member of the Costa Rican Food Lost and Waste Reduction Network (FDA: Red Costarricense contra las pérdidas y desperdicio de alimentos).
  • GHI Meeting MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY. October 6, 2015. Participant: Gisela Kopper, GHI Ambassador to Costa Rica
  • GHI Meeting FOZ DE IGUAZU. 16th World Food Congress, IUFOST, August 5-9, 2012. Gisela Kopper, GHI Ambassador to Costa Rica

Publications

Kopper, G., Mirecki, S., Kljujev, I., and Stojanovski, S. (2013). Addressing Food Safety at the Primary Production Level. In: Food Safety Management: A Practical Guide for the Food Industry. Mortarjemi, Y. and Lelieveld, H. (eds). Elsevier.

Kopper, G. and Ariosti, A. (2011). Food packaging legislation: sanitary aspects. In: Ensuring Global Food Safety: Exploring Global Harmonization. Boisrobert, C., Oh, S., Stjepanovic, A. and Lelieveld, H. (eds). Elsevier.