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FONA International has a new certified flavorist and two new hires.
The company has named Julie Liska as customer development director. Liska has over 20 years of experience in the food and flavor industries including a strong knowledge of the product development process from working in both research and development and sales.
Terri Bell has been hired as account executive. Bell has 10 years of sales experience in bakery, beverage and culinary segments. She also has experience in the flavor industry as a sensory flavor analyst and bakery technologist.
In other news, the company said Marissa Piazza has successfully completed her Flavor Chemist Certification Exam, receiving a unanimous recommendation of Full Certification by the Society of Flavor Chemists voting members. Piazza has nine years of experience in the flavor industry and supports flavor creation for FONA's confections team. She is currently a board member of The Women in Flavor and Fragrance Commerce Chicago Chapter.