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Bob Garrison came in from the cold. A founding editor of BNP Media’s Refrigerated & Frozen Foods (R&FF) Bob has profiled industry-leading companies, explored corporate strategies and covered food product development trends at more than 150 leading private and CPG companies since 1989. He has chronicled the histories of leading brands and businesses, including Gorton’s, ConAgra Frozen Foods (Banquet) and Swanson’s frozen TV dinners. He also has interviewed or profiled such food industry leaders as Mike Harper (ConAgra), Don Tyson and frozen bagel icon Murray Lender.

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David Feder, RD, has been a food, nutrition and health journalist for almost 25 years. In spite of an academic background that began with psychology and biblical archaeology, David cut his teeth as a celebrated chef in Texas during the 1970s and 1980s, helping pioneer haute-health & fusion cuisines in high-end restaurants and hotels. In the 1990s he became a registered dietitian while completing research and coursework toward a Ph.D. in nutrition biochemistry at the University of Texas at Austin. Along the way he taught food science and nutrition while practicing as a nutrition counselor.

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Nick Roskelly is a thirteen-year veteran of the food and beverage industry, beginning his editorial career in 2001. After covering new product trends for seven years, Roskelly went on to develop an array of digital media products for B2B brands spanning food categories. Today, he focuses on relaying new food and beverage product information through various forms of digital media. Send your news and new products releases to Nick.

Elizabeth Mannie, Field Technical Editor
Elizabeth Mannie is the Field Technical Editor responsible for R&D Application stories and occasional features. She is the Nutrition Labeling Scientist for Land O'Lake, Inc./retch Laboraties. She has experience as a Food Chemist at International Multifoods and held a variety of culinary positions. She holds an M.S. in Food Science from the University of Minnesota and a B.A. in Food & Nutrition from Augsburg College/College of Saint Catherine.




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