An agronomist engineer with expertise in the food industry, Mari Carmen Morales’ professional career has always been linked to the fresh fruit and vegetable co-operative sector. She has been responsible for Quality and Systems at Anecoop for the past 20 years, originally in Almeria before moving to work at Anecoop’s Quality and Systems Department at the company’s headquarters in Valencia in 2008.
Her responsibilities involve, among others, strategic and technical decision making and team management, schedule coordination to provide adequate technical support to co-operatives, and monitoring the correct implementation of pre-harvest and post-harvest programs. She is also responsible for the naturane System and other standard certifications to ensure food safety and sustainable agriculture.
A former GLOBALG.A.P. Board member representing producers, Mari Carmen Morales is active within various industry organizations. As a member of the Anecoop Executive Committee she frequently networks with Anecoop’s subsidiaries all over Europe: Anecoop France & IFS, Solagora (for organic), FESA UK, 4 Fruit Holland, Anecoop Praha, Anecoop Polska, and Agrikoop in Moscow.
She is a member of the Food Safety Workshop at FRESHFEL, the forum for the European fresh fruits and vegetable chain., and a member of the AECOC Fruit and Vegetable Committee, which represents GS1 in Spain.
Breakout Session 3A:
Stop Residue Exceedance
Date: 07 November 2018
Time: 9:00-10:00 am
Location: Plenary Hall
How Do You Stop Residue Exceedance? Mari Carmen Morales has been the responsible Quality and Systems Manager at Anecoop S. Coop for the past 20 years, overseeing 69 member cooperatives and companies all over Spain. The producers involved in their research are seeking new production methods for minimizing residues in produce. Join us with Mari Carmen and other panelists from the crop protection industry and discuss how to meet a growing consumer demand for less and less residue.