2012 IFT Fellows
, President, International Food Network, Ithaca, New York, was recognized for his technical expertise; development of novel foods and beverages; and management of international business, packaging, and food safety issues.
Salmon has held various research and management positions at large food companies where he developed and launched successful food and beverage products recognized around the world. He twice received the General Mills Ideation Award for his creativity in the area of fruit-based snacks and desserts. He also won two awards from General Foods (now Kraft Foods) for his innovative ideas. In 1987, he founded the International Food Network, which primarily serves large multinational companies, generating ideas for new products and then developing and commercializing them. Salmon has been a Professional member of IFT since 1987.