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“Navigating the Waves of Challenges and Opportunities”

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Join your ADS colleagues this year for an enjoyable and educational meeting in Norfolk, Virginia at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott.  Perched in the heart of the city’s charming downtown district, the hotel is conveniently connected to the Waterside Convention Center, also just moments from the USS Wisconsin and cruises on the Spirit of Norfolk.

If you’re making dressings, sauces or other condiment products or supplying to those who do, this is an event you don’t want to miss.  Education abounds through a variety of technical sessions that provide know-how and solutions, from Your Best is Next, Compliance to Food Industry Scorecards, Natural Preservatives: A Peek Behind the Curtain, to a Sensory Science Workshop.  This year will also feature a Packaging Workshop!  Don’t forget about the Information Open House, the only ADS-sponsored tabletop exhibit of the year, where one-on-one introductions are made, and new business relationships are forged.  These are just a few of the benefits you’ll experience when you attend this annually celebrated industry meeting!

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The Association for Dressings & Sauces
2022 Technical Meeting
May 1-3

Norfolk Waterside Marriott
235 East Main Street
Norfolk, Virginia 23510

Schedule

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (subject to change)

Committee Descriptions

Saturday, April 30
4:00 – 5:30 p.m.                       Packaging Committee Meeting*
                                                   Mark Griffin, Winpak Lane Inc.
                                                      Portion Control Packaging: Needs Versus Desires
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.                       Meet ‘n Greet Reception (Dinner Open)

Sunday, May 1
8:00 – 10:00 a.m.                     Technical Committee Meeting*
                                                   Dr. Gokila Thangavel, Kemin Food Technologies
                                                     Clean Label Ingredients/Antimicrobials for Dressings/Sauces
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.          Quality Assurance Committee Meeting*
                                                   Tony Lupo, The Neogen Corporation
                                                      Title to Be Determined
12:30 – 4:00 p.m.                     Executive Technical Board Luncheon Meeting
2:00 – 3:30 p.m.                       Membership Advisory Council
6:15 – 6:30 p.m.                       Meeting Check-In
6:30 – 9:00 p.m.                       Welcome Reception and Dinner

Monday, May 2

7:00 – 7:45 a.m.                        Group Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.             General Session
12:00 – 1:30 p.m.                      Luncheon for Delegates
12:00 – 4:00 p.m.                      Board of Directors Luncheon Meeting
1:30 – 4:00 p.m.                        Packaging Workshop
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.                        Information Open House (Dinner Open)

Tuesday, May 3

7:00 – 7:45 a.m.                        Group Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.             General Session
12:00 – 1:30 p.m.                      Luncheon for Delegates
1:30 – 4:00 p.m.                        Sensory Science Workshop
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.                        Closing Reception and Dinner

*Committee meetings open to observers

Scheduling of Non-ADS Functions

Please remember that no events are to be scheduled to conflict with official ADS events.  This includes, but is not limited to, hospitality suites, production facility or office tours, special breakfasts or dinners, recreational activities, including transportation and similar events.

Committee Descriptions

Executive Technical Board

The Executive Technical Board (ETB) works with staff to direct and supervise the ADS Technical Program, which ensures that Association members remain proactive on technical issues affecting the industry (e.g., labeling, food safety, processing, and preservation).  Committees operating under the purview of the ETB include the Technical and Quality Assurance Committees.

The ETB is overseeing ADS-funded research that will explore the microbiological risks related to ingredients (raw and treated) and in-process steps.  The ETB continues to work with a representative of the USDA on a buffering capacity model for dressings.  Phase 1 of the study was published in the April 2020 issue of the Journal of Food Science, and Phase 2 of the study is underway.

Technical Committee

The Technical Committee undertakes research projects with a focus on ingredients, finished products, methods, equipment and instrumentation to advance the knowledge of the dressings and sauces industry.  The Committee is undertaking the following projects:

  • Evaluate umami flavor enhancers for sodium reduction
  • Effects of processing on finished products as it relates to rheology, sensory, particle size and microscopy.

Additionally, Dr. Gokila Thangavel, Kemin Food Technologies will present the topic, Clean Label Ingredients/Antimicrobials for Dressings/Sauces.”

Quality Assurance Committee

The Quality Assurance Committee reviews new instrumentation and analyses for dressings and sauces and ensures that the ADS technical manuals – Quality Assurance Guidelines (QAG) Manual and the Methods and Procedures Manual (MAPMAN) – remain current and progressive.

The Committee is currently reviewing the following technical manual sections:

  • Section VII, “Production Documentation Guidelines” of the Quality Assurance Guidelines (QAG) Manual.
  • “Considerations in the Production of Shelf Stable, Hot Filled Salsa” in Section XI, “Industry Guidelines” of the QAG Manual

ADS Packaging Committee

The mission of the Packaging Committee is to address current and relevant needs of ADS and provide a forum for discussion of packaging-related issues and subsequent action. The goals of the Committee are:  (1)  to further the interests and provide direction, education and training to ADS on all matters related to packaging and packaging systems, and (2) to support and promote interests and objectives of the members of ADS by providing guidance on technical, operational, environment/sustainability (materials, processes and practices) and regulatory issues pertaining to the packaging industry. The activities of the Committee are chosen to meet these goals.  During the April 30 Committee meeting, attendees will determine future projects of most benefit to ADS members.

Membership Advisory Council

The ADS Membership Advisory Council promotes membership in the Association through prospecting efforts, member retention, satisfaction and endorsement.  The Council also capitalizes on member talent to improve Association programs for the benefit of ADS members.  Have a prospect?  Please send the company name and contact information to Alesia Winters at [email protected]

Program

Meeting Program

Monday, May 2

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General Session

Welcome and Introductions
Patricia Faison
ADS Director of Regulatory & Technical Affairs

Chair’s Address
Allen Sass, Wisconsin Spice, Inc.
Executive Technical Board Chair

ADS Communications Update
Meagan Comerford
ADS Communications Manager

Your Best is Next
Ira J. Blumenthal
Co-Opportunities, Inc.‎

(Break)

Food Regulatory Update
Dr. Jeannie Perron
ADS Legal Counsel
Covington & Burling

(Announcements)

(Lunch Break)

Packaging Workshop
Moderator:  Suzanne Mailman, Golden State Foods

Packaging Effects on the Shelf Life of Dressings & Sauces
Paul Kelley
Ring Container Technologies

How to Improve the Carbon Footprint of Your Package
Lisa Huett
Pretium Packaging

High-Performance Films for Liquid Packaging
Fernando Guzman
Sealed Air Corporation  

Tuesday, May 3

General Session

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Impact of the Renewable Fuel Standard on the Food Industry
Bill Lapp
Advanced Economic Solutions

A Unified Approach for Managing Regulatory Audits in the Post-Pandemic World‎
Dr. Tony Moses and Ben Rucker
CRB

Shopping Trends in an (Almost) Post Pandemic World
Ben Woodridge
Litehouse, Inc.

(Break) 

No Two Acidulants are the ‎Same
Emily Hutchinson and Victor Martinez
Jungbunzlauer, Inc.

Natural Preservatives: A Peek Behind the Curtain
Dr. Daniel Unruh and Megan Weathers
Corbion

(Announcements)

(Lunch)

Sensory Science Workshop
Moderator:  Dorrie Francis, Litehouse, Inc.

A Sweet Journey: A Flavorist Explores the Taste Bud
Gary Conklin
The Tec Team Inc.

Sensory Science and Flavors
Erica Longo
International Flavors & Fragrances

The Approaches to Sensory Analysis/When Do You Use the Various Types of Testing?
Caryn Crawford
CCR Sensory Insights

Techniques for Accelerated Shelf Life Testing and Impact on Sensory
Dr. Dawn Chapman and Dr. Ritu Mishra
The Clorox Company

Registration

Registration Information

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Registration for the ADS Technical Meeting will take place exclusively online and is designed to save you time.  Register by March 11 and you will qualify for the special advanced registration fee!  Immediately following your registration, an email confirmation will be sent to you, summarizing your selections and payment.  Simply print the confirmation for convenient expense reporting.  Contact Headquarters if you have questions or are unable to register online.

New Registration Site-Instructions
Before you register, please take a minute to read through the instructions below as this is a new registration software system.

As a first time user, you will need to create a new account.

Here are the steps to do that:‎

  • Please navigate to this page,‎ https://portal.dressings-sauces.org
  • You will see the log in-screen.
  • DO NOT LOGIN or select FORGOT PASSWORD.
  • Since this will be your first time signing in, you’ll need to click this statement: “Set up your account”
  • After you click on the “Set up your account” link, you should be taken to a screen that looks similar.
  • You’ll know you’re on the right page if you see “Already have an account?” link on the bottom of your page. No need to click that link.
  • ‎Enter the email address associated with your ADS membership (most likely, it’s your company email address).
  • Create a new password for your account and click “Continue”‎.
  • ‎You will be sent an email and asked to verify your email address by clicking the link within. This ensures you have provided a valid email address.‎
  • ‎Now, you can log in with your new password and click the registration link below to register for the meeting.
Online registration is closed. To register, contact ADS Headquarters at [email protected] or 678.298.1181.

In accordance with Association policy, the participants underwrite the entire cost of the Technical Meeting.  The registration fee covers group meal functions and receptions, fees paid for presenters, audio/visual equipment, entertainment and decorations, stationery and printing costs, web-related expenses, staff travel, office costs and all expenses incurred in planning and coordination of the Meeting.

Registration Fees:

 On or Before March 11:After March 11:
Member$1,295.00$1,395.00
Non-Member*$1,395.00$1,495.00
Cancellation Fee$100.00$500.00
Spouse/Companion**$500.00$500.00

In the event you must cancel your registration, cancellation fees apply as outlined above.  After April 18, all fees are non-refundable.

*Non-member companies may attend one Technical or Annual Business Forum (formerly the Annual Meeting) to become familiar with the Association.  The difference between member and non-member registration fees for the Technical or Annual Business Forum is applicable to dues if received within sixty (60) days following the Meeting attended.

 **Spouse/Companion registration includes social functions only (breakfasts, lunches, receptions, dinners and the Information Open House).  If your spouse/companion wishes to attend any business sessions (General Sessions, workshops), they must pay the full member registration fee.

Sponsorship

Sponsorship Opportunities

ADS is offering sponsorships for many of the functions and events that take place at its Technical Meeting.  Sponsorships are available to all members, Manufacturers and Suppliers, and provide a unique opportunity to create added visibility and name recognition for your company, products and services.  

Sponsorships for each of the individual functions and events noted below will be on a first-come, first-served basis.  You can select and pay for your sponsorship online when registering for the Meeting or contact Alesia Winters to pre-select your sponsorship.

 Sponsor Guidelines

  1. Diamond Sponsorship cannot be sponsored by the same company in consecutive years, unless it is available at the published deadline.
  2. Sponsorship limited to one (1) item per company per Meeting.
  3. All sponsorships are based on a first-come, first-served basis, taking into consideration the information contained in Point 1 above.
  4. All promotions will be provided by ADS as outlined in the Sponsor Levels and Benefits document.  No giveaways allowed.
  5. If payment for sponsorship is not received within 30 days of commitment, the sponsored activity will be placed back in the sponsorship offerings.

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Sponsor Levels

 Sponsor LevelContributionEvent/Activity
Diamond (1)$3,000Room Key Access Card
Emerald (2)$2,750Sunday Evening Opening Dinner
Tuesday Evening Closing Dinner
Ruby (3)$1,500Saturday Evening Meet ‘n Greet Reception
Sunday Evening Reception
Tuesday Evening Reception
Sapphire (5)$800Monday Morning Breakfast
Monday Morning Break
Tuesday Morning Breakfast
Tuesday Morning Break
Badge Lanyards (with ADS logo)

ADS Sponsor Levels and Benefits

Diamond (1)

Room Key Access Card

  • A 50% reduction in the Technical Meeting registration for one (1) member*
  • Inclusion in the ADS Final Program for the Technical Meeting for event sponsored.
  • Inclusion of company logo, along with ADS logo, on key cards for event
  • Inclusion in rolling PowerPoint displayed during General Session walk-in and breaks
  • Recognition from the podium during General Session
  • Sponsor ribbon on badge
  • Mention in pre-meeting and post-meeting ADS Newsletter Heads Up!
Emerald (2)

Sunday Opening Dinner

Tuesday Closing Dinner

  • Each sponsorship receives complimentary hotel accommodations (room charge and tax) for one (1) night during ADS’ Technical Meeting. * Incidentals at the expense of attendee.
  • Inclusion in the ADS Final Program for the Technical Meeting for event sponsored.
  • Signage at event
  • Inclusion in rolling PowerPoint displayed during General Session walk-in and breaks
  • Recognition from the podium during General Session
  • Sponsor ribbon on badge
  • Mention in pre-meeting and post-meeting ADS Newsletter Heads Up!
Ruby (3)

Saturday Meet ‘n Greet Reception

Sunday Reception

Tuesday Reception

 

  • Inclusion in the ADS Final Program for the Technical Meeting for the event sponsored.
  • Signage at event
  • Inclusion in rolling PowerPoint displayed during General Session walk-in and breaks
  • Recognition from the podium during General Session
  • Sponsor ribbon on badge
  • Mention in pre-meeting ADS Newsletter Heads Up!
Sapphire (5)

Breakfasts (2)

Badge Lanyards with ADS logo (1)

Coffee Breaks (2)

 

  • Inclusion in the ADS Final Program for the Technical Meeting as a general sponsor
  • Signage at event
  • Inclusion in rolling PowerPoint displayed during General Session walk-in and break on appropriate day
  • Recognition from the podium during General Session
  • Sponsor ribbon on badge
  • Mention in pre-meeting ADS Newsletter Heads Up!

* No substitutions allowed.

Special Events

Special Events

Meet ‘n Greet Reception

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Make sure you attend the Meet ‘n Greet Reception to meet your fellow ADS members and liaise with your colleagues on Saturday evening before heading out for dinner.  This is your chance to see old friends after several months and make new ones. 

Information Open House

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CLICK FOR GUIDELINES

Due to room limitations, tabletops will be limited to 88. Register early to ensure you have a tabletop.

The ADS Information Open House (IOH) is scheduled for Monday, May 2 from 5:00-7:00 p.m.  Set-up for Supplier members is 4:15 – 4:45 p.m.  This informal tabletop exhibit provides the opportunity to meet new members, establish business relationships and re-connect with current clients.

Suppliers are able to display industry-related literature, and limited product sampling will be allowed.  Refer to the guidelines for additional information, as strict adherence is required. Reservations received after April 19 will be subject to availability.  Reserve your tabletop during the registration process.

There is no charge to participate in the IOH, however, participants must be an ADS member and registered for the ADS Technical Meeting.  Refer to the guidelines for specific policies regarding Supplier displays, including product sampling.  Space is limited and will be allotted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tuesday Evening Networking Reception & Dinner

You haven’t said your goodbyes yet so get ready for another evening of true ADS camaraderie.  This event is included with your registration fee.

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Hotel

Hotel Information

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Norfolk Waterside Marriott

ads tech meeting 17The Association for Dressings & Sauces, on behalf of its members, has reserved a block of rooms at ‎the Norfolk Waterside Marriott, at a discounted group rate.  All rates are exclusive of applicable taxes.  ‎The current state and local taxes are 13.170%.‎

Norfolk Waterside Marriott
235 E Main St,
Norfolk, VA 23510
1-757-627-4200

Reservations
+1 800-874-0264

Single or Double Occupancy: $189

Rooms at the special group rate are available on a first come, first served basis to our attendees while the block lasts.  Once the block is full, rooms and room rates are based on availability.

To make hotel reservations, click on this LINK –   or call toll-free at +1 800-874-0264 and be sure to identify yourself as part of ADS.

To guarantee your reservation, you must provide a credit card number.  If using a credit card to secure the reservation, your card will not be charged until you depart the hotel.  You may cancel your reservation without penalty if you notify the hotel up to 24 hours prior to your scheduled arrival.  Cancellations received by the hotel after that time will be subject to a cancellation fee of one night’s room and tax.

If you check out of the hotel prior to the reserved check-out date, the hotel will charge you an early check-out fee equal to one night’s room and tax.  If you wish to avoid an early check-out fee, make sure to notify the hotel either at or before check-in of any change in planned length of stay.

Check-in at the hotel is after 4:00 p.m., and check-out is 11:00 a.m.  Luggage storage arrangements for early arrivals, or late departures, can be made with the bell captain.

Identifying yourself as part of ADS or The Association for Dressings & Sauces group helps place you in the ADS room block in either hotel.

Booking your room in the ADS block is extremely important because the Association, on behalf of the members, has committed revenue to the hotel for a specified number of hotel rooms.  If ADS does not use the specified number of hotel rooms, which can happen when attendees book in other hotels or outside of the ADS block, the Association may be monetarily penalized for un-booked hotel rooms in our block.  We appreciate your willingness to assist us in avoiding unnecessary penalties by booking in the meeting hotel and identifying yourself as part of the ADS group when making your reservation.

Travel Info

Travel Information

 

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Norfolk International Airport is served by :

Allegiant
American
Breeze
Delta
Frontier
United
Southwest

Ground Transportation
Rental Cars
On-site rental car reservation desks are located in the Arrivals Terminal on Level 1. Hours of operation: 4:30 AM until last arriving flight nightly. Rental car pickup is located on Level G – Garage A. Rental car return is located on Level 2 – Garage A.

Taxi Cabs
Black and White
City Wide Cabs
Coastal Ride
Duke Cab Co.
East Side Cabs
Eden Cab Co.
Norfolk Checker
Oceanside Executive
Southside Cab Co.
Waterside Taxi Company
Yellow Cab of Norfolk

Ride Share
Lyft
Uber

Limousine and Courtesy Vehicles
Pickup area outside the Arrivals Terminal between Crosswalks 1 and 2.

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 Delta Air Lines Discount
Delta Air Lines is offering special discounted* airfares for ADS Meeting attendees.  Discounts vary, depending on the class of ticket purchased, up to 10% off the fare for both domestic and international travel.

To take advantage of these Travel Discounts for both domestic and international travel:

  • Visit the Delta Airlines website and click the Advanced Search link at the bottom of the “Book a Trip”
  • Complete the required fields and enter meeting code NMV8G“.
  • You may also call Delta Meeting Network® Reservations at 1-800-328-1111, Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Central Time. (Please use the same phone number to make changes to an existing Delta Meetings Network reservation.)

*Please note the following:

  • NOT ALL FARES ARE ELIGIBLE FOR A DISCOUNT.
  • Fare rules will determine eligibility.
  • Discounts vary, depending on the class of ticket purchased, and apply to round trip travel only.
  • For domestic programs, the two lowest class tickets (X & V) are not eligible for a discount.
  • Not valid with other discounts, certificates, coupons or promotional offers.
  • One free name change per passenger and additional name changes permitted at $200 USD / $200 CAD on select fares. (Domestic travel only)
  • One free name change per passenger and additional name changes permitted at $175 USD / $175 CAD on select fares. (International travel only)
  • If using a travel agent, please contact association staff for assistance.

Weather and Dress 

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May in Virginia
Temperatures are typically in the mid to high 70’s, with evening temperatures in the high 50’s.  Business casual attire is appropriate for all business sessions and social activities during the Technical Meeting. 

Attractions & Dining in Norfolk
Click here for more information on attractions in Norfolk.  Click here for dining options.

Contact ADS

Contact ADS

The Association for Dressings & Sauces
3200 Windy Hill Road, SE
Suite 600W
Atlanta, GA 30339

Phone: (678) 298-1181
Fax: (404) 591-6811
E-mail:  [email protected]
Website:  www.dressings-sauces.org
Members-Only Websitewww.adsmembers.org

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Attendee List

Attendees

Contact

Organization Name

Job Title

Eric WielandAccurate Ingredients, Inc.Account Manager
Vincent PasqualeAccurate Ingredients, Inc.Vice President, Operations
Colm SwanAdmix, Inc.Market Manager, Salad Dressings & Mayonnaise
Aimee JohnsAmcor Flexibles North AmericaSenior Marketing Manager
Jeremy WinsorAmcor Flexibles North AmericaSales Director
Marcus ZinkAmcor Flexibles North AmericaR&D Manager
Peter WrightAmcor Flexibles North AmericaMarketing Manager
Jeff P. CarlsonAmerican Fruits and FlavorsDirector of Sales
Kyle SwickAmerican Fruits and FlavorsAccount Executive
Josh NollinAptarKey Account Manager
Matt SchalewskiAptarBusiness Development Manager
David AlanAxiflow Technologies, Inc.Southwest Regional Manager
George DoanAxiflow Technologies, Inc.Product Manager
Christopher WarsowBell Flavors & Fragrances, Inc.Sr Director of  Applications
Amie IbarraBeneo Inc.Customer Technical Support Manager
Gary LoweBeneo Inc.Regional Sales Manager
Julie MonagleBeneo Inc.Regional Sales Manager
Steven GumenyBeneo Inc.Regional Product Manager
Davy LakkamsaniBerry GlobalTechnical Sales & Development Manager
Sam PorterBerry GlobalAccount Manager- Food & Beverage
Peter LoseeBluegrass IngredientsVice President, Marketing
Charles WindBrooks’ Bottling Co., Inc.Quality Assurance Director
Jennifer BrownBrooks’ Bottling Co., Inc.Director of Quality Assurance
Ryan BrooksBrooks’ Bottling Co., Inc.Owner/CEO
Zach BenderBrooks’ Bottling Co., Inc.Director, R&D
Dave RodinButter Buds Inc.Regional Sales
Jeff CraceCalifornia Garlic Company – Garlic KingCEO
Jacob AndreasChelten House ProductsFood Technologist
George ArbocusChelten House Products, Inc.Corporate Manager, Technical Services
Jason DabrowChelten House Products, Inc.President & COO
Perri SteinfieldChelten House Products, Inc.Feasibility Manager
Rachel WeinerChelten House Products, Inc.Project Manager
Alexa VaughanChesapeake Spice CompanyResearch & Development
Jeremy FairChesapeake Spice CompanySales Executive
David BrownChinova BioworksChief Operating Officer
Natasha DhayagudeChinova BioworksChief Executive Officer
Amy BanisterClements Foods CompanyDirector of Quality Assurance
Andrew ClementsClements Foods CompanyDirector of Purchasing/Process Engineer
Charles TorwudzoClements Foods CompanyTechnical Director
Susan TraceyCommercial Creamery CompanyEast Coast Sales Manager
Kenzie BearConAgra BrandsFood Scientist
Amber BeckettCorbionBusiness Development and Product Manager-Preservation
Brian McKinneyCorbionKey Account Manager
Daniel UnruhCorbionScientist Microbiologist
Darian FuselierCorbionDirector of Sales
Megan WeathersCorbionCulinary Applications Technologist
David MeyerCP KelcoTechnical Service Manager
Ben RuckerCRBDirector, Process Technology
Tony MosesCRBDirector, Product Innovation
Jason WhiteDeveley Mustard & Condiments Corp.Quality Manager
Rachel SmithDeveley Mustard & Condiments Corp.Sr. Product Developer
Cheryl SiggDongsheng Foods USA, Inc.Sales Manager – East
Anne DruschitzEdlongCorporate Research Chef
Sarah StewartEdlongBusiness Development Manager, Southwest
Liz MorrisElite Spice, Inc.VP Technical Sales
Robert CloneyElite Spice, Inc.VP Sales
Steve ToyElite Spice, Inc.Regional Sales Manager
Will ColemanElite Spice, Inc.Associate Scientist
Ryan T. SchuelkeEnercon Industries CorporationChief Sales Office
Dan O’ConnellFiberstar, Inc.Vice President of Sales North America
Matt McCollumGarner FoodsChief Financial Officer
Robert HugheyGarner FoodsController
David CisnerosGFF, Inc.Chief Executive Officer
Mary dela PenaGFF, Inc.Vice President Quality, Research & Development
Michele TrentGold Coast IngredientsKey Account Manager
Daizy HwangGolden State Foods Corp.Food Scientist
Fred DuongGolden State Foods Corp.Packaging Engineer
Mariana ManoleGolden State Foods Corp.VP Food Safety, Quality & Regulatory
Minjung KimGolden State Foods Corp.Technical Services Manager
Suzanne MailmanGolden State Foods Corp.Corporate Quality
Katie MathewsGolding Farm Foods, Inc.Research and Development Food Scientist
Lisa CorbettGolding Farm Foods, Inc.Vice President of Innovation
Blake WindelerGraham Packaging Company, Inc.Director of Sales – Food
Rachel RichterGraham Packaging Company, LLCVP Sales
Georgia AckleyGrain Processing CorporationApplications Scientist
John FisherHerbstreith & Fox, Inc.Regional Account Manager
David HorowitzIFFAccount Manager, Dairy—Nourish Division
Paul SeiwertIlles Seasonings & FlavorsSenior Food Scientist – Liquid Products Specialist
Jerry WatkinsIMA Dairy & Food USASales Manager, Eastern US & Canada
Wanda M. JurlinaIMCDTechnical Business Development Manager
Ashley PetzIngredion IncorporatedFood Technologist
Mitchell DuffyIngredion IncorporatedProject Leader, Technical Service
Xin YangIngredion IncorporatedManager, Savory Applications Team
David CooperInline EngineersBusiness Development Specialist
Andy KonopackiJeneil Biotech, Inc.Regional Sales Manager, Midwest
Kimberly MikaliunasJeneil Biotech, Inc.Regional Sales Manager, East
Chad NiedfeldtJungbunzlauer, Inc.Sr. Regional Sales Mgr
Emily HutchinsonJungbunzlauer, Inc.Technical Service Representative
Victor MartinezJungbunzlauer, Inc.Market Development Manager
Daryan JohnsonKagome, Inc.Food Scientist
Ken BurnsKalsec, Inc.Lead Scientist + Chef
jayant kamicherilKemin Food TechnologiesAccount Manager
Gokila ThangavelKemin Industries IncSenior Scientist
Elizabeth McCollKen’s Foods, Inc.Research & Development Manager II
Juan HernandezLangguth America Ltd.Regional Sales Manager, USA & Latin America
Christian KrueterLifeWiseTechnical Sales Associate
Benjamen WoodbridgeLitehouse Inc.Sr Director, Commercialization & Insights
Dorrie FrancisLitehouse, Inc.Vice President, Technical Services
Douglas HawkinsLitehouse, Inc.Director of Innovation
Garry PaskiewiczLMI PackagingStrategic Account Manager
Jen MoranLMI PackagingDirector of Business Development
Caroline SchroederLycoRed Corp.Marketing Communications Manager Food
Joe WitkauskisMassman EDL PackagingSales Business Development
Angela StessenMichael Foods, Inc.Scientist
Sean RobertsMichael Foods, Inc.Director, Food Ingredient Sales
Jason StullMold-Rite Plastics, Inc.Vice President, Direct Sales
Jennifer WojciechowskiMold-Rite Plastics, Inc.Senior Sales Director
Sonia SinghNeogen CorporationSales Director
Tony LupoNeogen CorporationDirector of Technical Services
Jessica GoldsteinNu Products Seasoning Company/NuSpiceVice President
Ross RemienOlds Products Co. of IllinoisGeneral Manager: Ingredients Division
Adrian PollardPacific FarmsVice President – Business Development
Pat GaneyPacific FarmsRegional Sales Director
Kellie VanderMeerPanos Brands, LLCR&D Manager
Tad LenahanParadiseIndustrial Sales Manager
Brenda KiehmParker Plastics, Inc.Mid-West Sales Manager
Jason DiNardoParker Plastics, Inc.Mid-Atlantic Sales Manager
Steve FerraroParker Plastics, Inc.Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Barbara SmithPepper Source LtdVice President, Food Safety & Quality Assurance
Rachel ScottPepper Source LtdFSQA Regulatory Compliance Manager
Brad ForchePepsiCoPackaging Engineer
Drew DeCagnaPepsiCoPrincipal Scientist
Mansi PatilPepsiCoSenior Scientist
Shreeya RavisankarPepsiCoAssoc. Principal Engineer
Gary L. PerryPlastic Industries, Inc.Vice President of Sales
Barry SakPretium PackagingVP of Sales-Food & Specialty Beverage
George ReisingerPretium PackagingSr Sales Mgr. / Special Projects
Lisa HuettPretium PackagingDirector of Sustainability
Brian HunnicuttPro Mach GroupDirector of Business Development, Food
Jason SleggsProfile Food IngredientsRegional Sales Manager
Mike CagganelloProfile Food IngredientsRegional Sales Manager
Paul SnyderProXES, Inc.Regional Sales Manager
Ryan HaughProXES, Inc.East Coast Regional Sales Manager
Simon SchlechtProXES, Inc.Regional Sales Manager
Lou ReyesReily Foods CompanySenior Food Scientist
Mike BeardenReily Foods CompanyVice President, Operations
Rachel WoodmanReily Foods CompanyQuality Systems Manager
Steve WoullardReily Foods CompanyDirector of Quality & Regulatory Compliance
Meghan MurphyRing Container TechnologiesAccount Manager
Paul KelleyRing Container TechnologiesVP of Product Development and Technology
Tim FerrelRing Container TechnologiesVice President Business Development
David HartRovema North AmericaSoutheast Regional Sales Manager
Ian CookRovema North AmericaNortheast Regional Sales Manager
Derek FougereSaratoga Food SpecialtiesSr. Research and Development Technologist
Cecilia BrockSauer Brands, IncPackaging Engineering Manager
Donald BrownSauer Brands, IncDirector, Supply Chain
Jason ChesneySauer Brands, IncDirector of Quality & Food Safety
Justin LightnerScott Turbon Mixer, Inc.Regional Sales Manager-Knoxville, TN
Santino ZingalesScott Turbon Mixer, Inc.Business Unit Sales Manager
Fernando GuzmanSealed Air – CRYOVAC® Brand Food PackagingPrincipal Applications Leader Latin America
Joe BurnsSealed Air – CRYOVAC® Brand Food PackagingBusiness Development Specialist
Scott WitherspoonSealed Air – CRYOVAC® Brand Food PackagingBusiness Development Manager
Erika JamesSensient Flavors and ExtractsApplication Technologist III
Jennefer LyonsSensient Flavors and ExtractsMarketing Manager
Antonio MarungoSokol & CompanyAccount Manager
Michael PastorelloSokol & CompanyDirector of Sales
Glenn T. Jordan, IVSonoco Products CompanyDirector, Rigid Plastics R&D
Grace HsiaSonoco Products CompanySales Manager, Portion Control
Jeanne SkaggsSonoco Products CompanyVice President, Business Development
Lou BelmontSonoco Products CompanyVice President of National Accounts
Brian TuelStatco Engineering Fabricators IncSr. Dir. of Corporate Business Development
Kim KennedySunsweet GrowersDirector of Ingredient Sales N.A.
Rick PerezSunsweet GrowersR&D Corporate Chef
Mike HoslerT. Hasegawa USASr. Account Manager
Patricia WehrungT. Hasegawa USASr. Account Manager
Alexander GeistT. Marzetti CompanyProcess Engineer
Keith NiemeyerT. Marzetti CompanyDirector, Retail R&D
Paul LiedtkeT. Marzetti CompanyDirector of Manufacturing Technology
Sarah SlowterT. Marzetti CompanyRetail Food Scientist
Steve HillT. Marzetti CompanyVP, R&D, Quality, Food Safety, Engineering, Regulatory
Tom McGirtyT. Marzetti CompanyVice President, R&D
Blaine JohnsonTetra Pak, Inc.Vice President Sales and Business Development-Tetra Recart
Sandra LowenharTetra Pak, Inc.Account Manager
Joe McShaneThe Clorox CompanyR&D Director
Ritu MishraThe Clorox CompanyAssociate Research Fellow
John DuffusThe Garlic CompanyVice President Sales & Marketing
Garry ConklinThe Tec Team, Inc.President and Chief Flavorist
Joe DiBenedettoThe Tec Team, Inc.Vice President, Chief Flavor Chemist, Savory
Marion BrooksThe Tec Team, Inc.Sales Manager
Brett ThompsonThird Wave BioactivesDirector of Sales
Mark MoskowitzTulkoff Food Products, Inc.Food Technologist
Angus J. MacLeodVanee FoodsDirector Reearch & Development
Eric TraumullerVegetable Juices, Inc., A Division of NaturexSenior Account Manager
Steven A. HvizdosVegetable Juices, Inc., A Division of NaturexKey Accounts Manager
Aileen MasterVentura FoodsSenior Food Technologist
Galen HallVentura FoodsProcess Engineer
Harco SalvadorVentura FoodsSenior Food Technologist
Robert E. BeauseauVentura FoodsVice President, R&D
Mark griffinWinpak Ltd.Director of Sales and Marketing
Allen SassWisconsin Spice, Inc.President
Beau NiecWisconsin Spice, Inc.QA Food Safety Manager
Erik AmenWisconsin Spice, Inc.National Accounts Manager
Justin HultmanWixonNational Account Manager
Terry YakesWixonDirector of Sales, Industrial Ingredients
Tyler BurnsWixonFood Scientist
Benjamin YostYost Foods, Inc.General Manager
Julie EidYost Foods, Inc.Food Technologist
Megan FoleyYost Foods, Inc.Quality Assurance Manager
Paul BulthuisYost Foods, Inc.Senior Account Manager

The Association for Dressings & Sauces2022 Technical Meeting

Norfolk Waterside Marriott
‎235 East Main Street‎
Norfolk, Virginia 23510‎
May 1-3, 2022