The III Brazilian Congress on Minimally Processed and Postharvest of Produce looks forward to present and debate technological innovations in the postharvest area of produce as to contribute to the knowledge of the attendees. The Local Organization Committee suggests the following main themes even though other issues that may arise and regarded:

- Physiological issues of horticultural crops
- Alternative methods to control postharvest losses and decay
- Fresh-cut technology of fruit and vegetablestekm
- Affordable postharvest technologies in developing countries
- Enhancing health benefits and postharvest quality of horticultural crops
- The new challenges in MAP, CA, DCA and non-destructive technology