JOINT New York and Nutmeg IFT

“The Changing Face of Food Science”
Noel E. Anderson Ph.D., CFS, IFT Fellow
Vice President, Technical Insights
PepsiCo R&D
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
PepsiCo – Somers, NY
Networking Hour      5:00 p.m.
Speaker                    6:00 p.m.
Dinner                       7:00 p.m.
Due to security reasons, no one will be admitted without a reservation
PHOTO ID is required for this dinner meeting.


There has been unprecedented pressure brought upon the Food Industry over the last 5 – 10 years from several areas, including the need to develop products that promote Health and Wellness, address GMO concerns, Proposition 65, and more. Dr. Anderson will be sharing his thoughts on these trends and challenges facing the Food Industry and offer some thoughts on the new skills and capabilities needed to meet these monumental challenges.

Dr. Noel Anderson, who is currently Vice President Technical Insights at PepsiCo R&D, received his Ph.D. in Food Science & Nutrition from the University of Massachusetts. In his role at PepsiCo, Dr. Anderson leads the Analytical, Microbiology, Documentation, Statistics as well as Beverage Applications teams. Before PepsiCo, Dr. Anderson worked at General Foods and Kraft for 18 years on brands like Jell-O and Post Cereals as well as leading R&D, Quality and Regulatory Affairs for Kraft Canada. Mr. Anderson is highly involved in IFT. He is a Fellow, Certified Food Scientist and serves on multiple committees. He also chairs the UMass Food Science Advisory Board and is a Distinguished Alumnus.


JOINT NY/Nutmeg IFT Dinner Meeting

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 – PepsiCo, Somers, NY

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Meeting Details (Business Casual)                     BUFFET DINNER (subject to change)
                                                                       Appetizers during Networking
                                                                          Sesame Breaded Chicken Tenders
                                                                     Mini Vegetable Egg Rolls
                                                                    Seasonal Crudite
Networking       5:00 PM                              Buffet Menu
Speaker            6:00 PM                   Mixed Green Salad
Dinner         7:00 PM                         Caesar Salad
                                                                 Pan Seared Chicken
IFT Members                                          with wild mushrooms in a Cognac Sauce
Advance Reservation until noon 4/2   $55                                    Pan Seared Salmon
                                                                      with a Cucumber Dill Sauce
Nonmembers & Late Reservations                   Tortellini Alfredo with Baby Peas
After 12 noon Wednesday, 4/23         $60                        Roasted Vegetable Medley
                                                                      Wild Rice Pilaf
Student & Unemployed Members $25                      Roasted Red Bliss Potatoes
WITH ADVANCE RESERVATIONS                    Assorted Dinner Rolls & Butter
                                                                                            Chocolate Dipping Fountain
                                                                                 Coffee, Decaf & Tea
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RESERVATIONS: Deadline for reservations is Noon on Wednesday, April 23. Reservations after April 23 are subject to availability. Due to security reasons, reservations must be made in advance. All information requested must be provided to process your reservation. Complete information above and FAX to 201-490-5922. You may also email or call 201-905-0090. Please provide your name with the correct spelling, company name, phone number, email address. If calling for more than one person, give the spelling for each person, their company name, phone number and email.
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DIRECTIONS: PepsiCo, One Pepsi Way, Somers, NY 10589
From New Jersey: Follow your preferred Route to I-287 East to the Tappan Zee Bridge. Cross the bridge and take Exit 8A for NY-119 / Saw Mill Parkway North towards Elmsford. Keep left at the fork and merge onto Saw Mill River Parkway North. Take the Exit toward NY-35 W/Cross River Rd. Take Exit 6 for NY-35 W. Turn Left on NY-35 W/Cross River Rd. Proceed on this road for approximately 1.5 miles. Turn Right onto Pepsi Way. Proceed for 0.5 miles to PepsiCo on your right. Proceed to Security Gate and they will provide you with additional instructions.