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Expert in Fruit Juice Processing

Expert ID: 108391 Oregon, USA

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The last four years of expert's career has allowed him to spend considerable time investigating, designing, and operating ion exchange systems for fruit juices. He also has extensive experience with ion exchange materials, especially anion, cation, and adsorbent resins for acid, mineral, color, and flavor reduction.

His entire career has involved working with fruit products of many types and how to convert this raw product into a finished product of high quality with the most efficient processing system.

A significant portion of Expert's career has involved the use and performance abilities of enzymes for fruit juice quality and yields. This is an ever-changing field with new biotechnology and different processing schematics being examined throughout the world.

All of his life, Expert has worked with equipment, and finds he has a natural ability for analyzing, selecting, and operating any type of equipment. He has been told he has a common-sense approach to understanding how equipment works, as well as how it well best fit the desired usage.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Portland, Oregon - Eugene, Oregon - Salem, Oregon - Gresham, Oregon - Beaverton, Oregon - Hillsboro, Oregon - Vancouver, Washington

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1974 Degree: B.S. Subject: Food Science and Technology Institution: Oregon State University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1998 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Technical Sales Representative Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1991 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Consultant Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1993 to 1997 Employer: Oregon State University Title: Pilot Plant Manager Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1988 to 1991 Employer: Northwest Packing Company Title: Juice Operations Manager Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1984 to 1988 Employer: Lewis Packing Company Title: Project Manager Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1983 to 1984 Employer: North Marion Fruit Company Title: General Manager Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1982 to 1983 Employer: Seneca Foods Title: Technical Services Manager Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1974 to 1982 Employer: Clermont Inc. Title: Manager of Manufacturing Department: Responsibilities:

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Expert is a member of the Institute of Food Technology.
Publications and Patents Summary
He has two publications, and a chapter in a recent book on fruit juice processing.

Additional Experience

Vendor Selection
He has experience locating vendors of the following products: food processing equipment, enzymes, ion exchange resins, filtration, evaporation, laboratory procedures and equipment.

He has access to the following resources: print materials, data bases, personal contacts.
Other Relevant Experience
Throughout his career, Expert has managed very small projects to complete new facilities. Most of his experience has been hands-on, allowing him a better understanding of overall management by being able to see the total picture as well as focusing on minute details.

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