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 Expert  108391

Expert in Fruit Juice Processing

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Oregon (OR)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

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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.




anion exchange


cation exchange


ion exchange


ion-exchange material


fruit juice


fruit juice processing


enzymal food processing






vacuum filtration


liquid-solid filtration


food processing equipment

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
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;  and Vancouver, Washington.

Often requested
with this expert:

Fruit and Vegetable Processing, Science Management
Ion Exchange Membrane Separation
Beer & Beverage Technology, Chemometrics & Multivariate...
Food Additives and Ingredients, Food Processing

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

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1998 to


Expert's Firm


Technical Sales Representative


1991 to


Expert's Firm




1993 to 1997


Oregon State University


Pilot Plant Manager


1988 to 1991


Northwest Packing Company


Juice Operations Manager


1984 to 1988


Lewis Packing Company


Project Manager


1983 to 1984


North Marion Fruit Company


General Manager


1982 to 1983


Seneca Foods


Technical Services Manager


1974 to 1982


Clermont Inc.


Manager of Manufacturing


Career Accomplishments:

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.

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Juice production Expert
  • Fruit juice processing expert for consulting on use of ion exchange and adsorbent resins in clarification of beverages.
  • Expert in Cranberry Production Facility Design.
  • Vacuum systems expert for consulting on Improving the Existing Vacuum Filtration Process.
  • Fruit juice manufacturing expert for consulting on set up of a fully equipped Juice Processing plant.
  • Expert in resin ion exchange and off-flavor removal.
  • Yogurt production expert for consulting on engagement.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert analysis of pasteurization and testing of fruit juices Baltimore MD for consulting on Juice pastuerization and quality.
  • Food processing equipment expert for consulting on silicon adapter seal.
  • Food chemist expert for consulting on orange juice processing litigation case.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Supplier and Vendor Location and 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 Skills and Services

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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