iTi Tropicals has hired Monica Mitteness as Manager, Supply Chain Quality. She will be based from her home in Chicago, Ill., and will travel the world assisting the company’s processors and evaluating new sources.
Mitteness brings to iTi a wealth of product development and commercialization experience in the food industry. She has a very diverse product background including frozen foods, dry mixes, bakery, and beverage. She started her career in the retail sector with Pillsbury and Lloyd’s BBQ, but moved into foodservice and has worked internationally for companies such as Dairy Queen, McDonalds, and Starbucks. Mitteness holds B.S. in Consumer Food Science from the University of Minnesota. She is a member of the Institute of Food Technologists.