Mary Ellen Kuhn

Mary Ellen Kuhn

For celebrated food scientist and past IFT president Al Clausi, the word that comes to mind when he’s asked to reflect on his 40-year career at General Foods is “joyful.”

“I can honestly say that I enjoyed every day of it,” says the former R&D executive, who observes his 100th birthday on June 3.

Although he retired in 1987, Clausi remains a passionate advocate of food innovation. “You have to keep looking to see what can be done differently, what can be done better,” he emphasizes. Clausi’s …

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Mary Ellen Kuhn is executive editor of Food Technology magazine ([email protected]).
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