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 Expert  107692

Expert in Food Packaging Technology

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Georgia (GA)
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Expert is an expert in food packaging and the related areas of packaging machinery and packaging applications. With over 30 years experience in packaging, Expert is helping clients in areas of primary, secondary, and tertiary packaging, package material converting, and end use analysis. Among the leading edge technologies Expert has developed include microwave heating and browning, aseptic packaging, barrier plastic cans and bottles for carbonated beverages and beer, controlled/modified atmosphere/vacuum packaging, microwave packaging, and in-line thermoform/fill/seal packaging. Areas of packaging that Expert is heavily involved in include moisture and oxygen barrier packaging, flexible packages, and thermoformed packages.

Expert's research has made him an authority on food processing & storage, food preservation, and shelf-life testing. He can answer questions related to food safety and various aspects of meats, fruit juices, and fish and shellfish. He is conversant with the industry processes behind precooked food snacks and confectionery foods, pet foods, convenience foods, beverages, fresh and processed meats, fresh fruit and vegetables, etc.


food packaging process


aseptic packaging process


barrier polymer


beverage packaging process


controlled-atmosphere packaging process


modified atmosphere packaging


microwave food package


microwave food packaging process


food packaging plastic


thermoformed package


food preservation


food processing


food processing technology


food safety


food storage


food technology

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Atlanta, Georgia;  Athens, Georgia;  Macon, Georgia;  Roswell, Georgia;  Marietta, Georgia;  and Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Often requested
with this expert:

Food Processing and Packaging
Package Development and Testing
Food Packaging, Food Safety, Food Quality, Food Additives;...
Food Packaging, Retail Products Packaging, Foodservice...

Degree   Subject   Institution  
Ph.D.   Food Technology   Massachusetts Institute of Technology  
M.B.A.   Business Management   Northeastern University  
B.S.   Food Technology   Massachusetts Institute of Technology  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

1991 to





Managing Director


1991 to


(Undisclosed University)


Department Of Food Science Of Technology


Adjunct Professor


1985 to


(Undisclosed University)


Department of Food Marketing


Adjunct Professor


1985 to 1991


Schotland Business Research, Inc.



Vice President, Strategic Studies


1981 to 1985


Container Corporation of America



Manager, Market Development


1973 to 1981


Mead Packaging



New Ventures Manager


1967 to 1973


Arthur D. Little, Inc.



Coordinator of Packaging Consulting Food Business & Technology


1961 to 1967


M&M Mars



New Products Manager


Career Accomplishments:
Professional Appointments

He was elected a Fellow of the Institute of Food Technologists and the Institute of Packaging Professionals.


Expert has received many peer awards including the Institute of Food Technologists' Riester-Davis and Industrial Achievement Awards, and Packaging Man of the Year by the National Institute of Packaging. He was elected to the Packaging Hall of Fame in 1995.

Publications and Patents Summary

He is the author of six textbooks, and numerous articles, as well as being a columnist. He sits on the editorial boards of several packaging journals.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Wiley  
 - Institute of Packaging Professionals  
 - Food and Nutrition Press  
 - Edgell Publications  
 - AVI Publishing  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in Oxygen/moisture barrier for bioag product.
  • Food science packaging expert for consulting on Dried Fruit an Nut Manufacturer.
  • USPS packaging expert needed for consulting on modifying existing packaging concepts to become USPS compliant.
  • Expert in controlled atmosphere packaging for consulting on Tomato Lettuce and Onion Atmosphere Controlled packing.
  • Food processing equipment expert for consulting on Frozen Food Packaging Equipment Performance evaluation.
  • Food packaging expert for consulting on cupcake packaging for shipping.
  • Expert for consulting on Frozen Seafood Packaging and Labeling Requirements
  • PLA plastic expert for consulting on Inquiry.
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 in self-heating beverages to consult on their safety and performance.
  • Expert in food packaging to determine if improper packaging was cause of packaged guacamole to brown.
  • Expert witness in food contamination for consulting on food contaminated with a mouse.
  • Expert for consulting on for form fill seal hassia and tetra equiptment.
  • Expert opinion on whether a faulty beverage canning process lead to loss.
  • Incinerator expert needed for consultation regarding the impact of an incinerator near a packaging plant.
  • Food safety expert for consulting on food safety litigation.
  • Expert for consulting on Form Fill Seal Paterazation Machine Equiptment.
  • Food packaging expert for consulting on mouse found in bagged food product.
  • Expert in packaging technology for litigation case involving glass particles found in food from food packaging.
  • Expert for consulting on Packaging.
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

Expert has experience locating vendors of packaging materials, packaging equipment,food processing equipment, microwave processing systems, offshore sources for all the above.

He has all US and foreign directories and catalogs for packaging materials and equipment, as well as a database of contacts.


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