Blanca Ruiz has been a research assistant with WTFRC since October 2017. She is working on fruit quality analysis, post harvest management including apple disorders and storage performance.
Blanca was born in Lima Peru. She went to National Agrarian La Molina University and received a bachelor’s degree in Food Science. Blanca has held two internships, focused on food safety. One at Gate Gourmet Peru, responsible for monitoring and ensure HACCP compliance during all supply chain.
She has one sister and one brother, and along with her parents they still reside in Peru.
When not working, Blanca enjoys travelling, hanging out with friends and family, watching videos and listening to music.