NAFFS Examines Using Tech to Solve Flavor Industry Challenges

The National Association of Flavors and Food-Ingredient Systems (NAFFS), in conjunction with Rutgers University Department of Food Science, will hold on June 11, 2015 a technical seminar “Innovative Solutions to Flavor Industry Challenges Utilizing Technology" at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. 

The seminar is from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. (registration and a continental breakfast will begin at 9 a.m.)

The technical program follows at 9:30 a.m. and features the following presentations:

  • "21st Century Brewing of Ingredients." Speaker: Dr. Panchapagesa Murali, Chief Executive Officer of Evolva Biotech Private Limited
  • "The Digital Food Fight." Speaker: Lyndsey Medsker, Senior Vice President of Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communications
  • "Detection of Synthetic Adulteration in Garlic and Onion Essential Oils Using Gas Chromatography and Chemometrics." Speaker: David Bolliet, Senior Manager, Analytical R&D at Kalsec
  • "Bridging the Gap: Teaching Students about Food Regulations and Laws." Speaker: Donald W. Schaffner, Distinguished Professor and Extension Specialist in Food Science and Food Science Graduate Program Director at Rutgers University.

The program concludes with a networking lunch. Meeting registration is $95 for members of NAFFS ($125 non-members) which includes the seminar, speaker handouts, a networking breakfast, break and networking lunch. For more information on NAFFS or the June 11 meeting, call the NAFFS office at 732-922-3218 or visit

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