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 Expert  723320

Expert in Fructans Processing and Agronomy


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Washington (WA)
USA
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness

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After having prepared a part of a processing plant to produce Bio-ethanol from molasses, Expert did three years of research on bio-ethanol production from feedstock producing carbohydrates, ready to be fermented; and from feedstock producing starch to be modified into sugars before their fermentation.

The major part of this project that Expert developed during 9 years was based on the production of a texturant. This sector is part of the Food Ingredient Industry.

Health food is also Functional Food. A food stuff or an ingredient that is bringing functionality to the body: a good example is the pre-biotic aspect of certain ingredient. Or the ability for an ingredient to enhance certain minerals or the development of certain good bacteria. Expert assisted a major industry to develop such compounds in a brand new processing plant using all the very best technologies known in 2005.

Certain Functional Food are considered as Nutraceuticals, which refers to foods thought to have a beneficial effect on human health. Expert's expertise is in the extraction and the general processing of these types of molecules.

Expert is able to develop many types of farming and processing, as an engineer in Agriculture for private companies or as an adviser for governments. Expert has important knowledge in commodities farming including viticulture, agriculture development, expert in heavy farm equipment as irrigation, self-propelled combines and roots or tubercles diggers, registered numerous pesticides with national EPA administration (USA, EEC, Australia, Chile), as he is a former grower himself in France USA and Canada (commodities and specialties under glass or in hydroponics).

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biorefinery

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food ingredient

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health food

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functional food

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nutraceutical

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agribusiness

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agricultural crop

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agricultural development

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agricultural machine

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agricultural pesticide

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farming

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food product

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micro irrigation


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Seattle, Washington;  Tacoma, Washington;  Bellevue, Washington;  Everett, Washington;  Federal Way, Washington;  Kent, Washington;  Bellingham, Washington;  Lakewood, Washington;  and Renton, Washington.

Often requested
with this expert:

Bioenergy, Renwable Energy, Bioproducts, Agricultural...
Microbiology, Biocides, Biotechnology, Renewable Chemicals,...
Soil Science, Crop Nutrition, Nutrient Management
Food Technology, Nutraceuticals, Natural Health Products,...

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1964   BS   Crop Soils Science   ISAB France  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1996 to 2005

 

ORAFTI, Belgium

 


 

Project Manager

 

He was in charge of locating anywhere in the world the best site to farm chicory roots and to replicate a $200 million processing plant already existing in Belgium. This second unit of nutraceutical and functional food production has been operational since early 2006 in Chile.

1982 to 1990

 

Tag Heuer

 

Tag Agri

 

President

 



Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

IFT (Institute of Food Technologists)


Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1988 to 1990   Commonwealth of VA     Research and Development Project on production of Belgian Endive (USDA Federal Grant)
1978 to 1982   French Secretary of State of Agriculture   National Land Appraiser  
1981 to 1983   French Justice Department   Paris Court of Appeal Expert  

Consulting Services:
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2000 to 2001   South Africa   Project Manager He was in charge of all agronomy trials and all building permits to develop a $250 million processing plant.
2001 to 2002   Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia   Project Manager He was in charge of all agronomy trials and all building permits to develop a $250 million processing plant.
2002 to 2005   Chillan, Chile   Project Manager He was in charge of all agronomy trials and all building permits to develop a $250 million processing plant. Plant became operational in early 2006

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
French   He was born French before becoming Canadian, and then US citizen. He can work in Europe (European passport) in the US of course and in Canada (Canadian citizen also).

 

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