Winning Golf Team 1914 : Greg Shadd, Nick Hammer, Mark Noble and Gary Peterson with VP Karl Gast, far left and
President, Beau Reichart, far right, presenting the award.
Another great day of golf and friendships were enjoyed. Plan for the 2015 Scholarship Golf Outing in June at Marion , Indiana
2014 H.D. Brown Award Winner
Jim has been with The Fremont Company since 1975 and is the plant manager of the Rockford, Ohio facility. He has been recognized for his dedication to the food industry, his community and his family.
Mid-America Food Processors Association is the regional body of food processors dedicated to increasing the effectiveness of our members.
· To provide high-quality services to our members
· The leadership voice for our industry
· To nurture long-term relationships
· Sustained by engaged and supportive members
· Technical training
· Business management training
· Access to university resources
· Information exchange
· Plant visits
· Projections of future trends in our markets, technologies and consumers’ preferences
· Marketing leverage
· Marketing ideas
· Resources and ideas for dealing with private ownership issues
· Ideas for coping with and profitably surviving in an ongoing environment of change
· Support our industry lobbying in this region
Mid America Food Processors
March 4,5,6, 2015
West Lafayette, Indiana
AGENDA FOR MARCH 4, 2015
Reception from 5:00 to 7:00pm
Including tours of the Food Science Building, Awarding Scholarships,
TOMATO CUTTING/VIEWING PRESENTATION
Dinner on your own
AGENDA FOR MARCH 5, 2015
Continental Breakfast outside Dean's Auditorium, Pfendler Hall
Meeting opened by President Beau Reichart
Introduction of new members
9:00 to 9:45 Dr. Brian Farkas
10:00 to 11:00 Wally Tyner
Biofuels and the U.S. Energy Policy
11:00 to 12:00 Doug Adams
Cans Get You Cooking Campaign
Lunch Outside Dean's Auditorium, Pfendler Hall
1:00 to 2:00 Brian Hendrickson
Impact of FSMA on the Food Industry
2:15 to 3:00 Marland Buckner
Founder of FoodPolicyUS, and also: Co-Founder and CEO of ForeverView Farms; Founder and Principal of Global Strategic Partners; and serves on the boards of the Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food & Agriculture, and the Common Market food hub. Please find his full bio here: http://www.foreverviewfarms.com/people.html
3:00 TO 4:00 Chris Johnson
Craft Brewing Industry and tasting
4:00 to 5:00 Dr. Christian Butzke
Wines and tasting
5:30 pm Reception Purdue Union
6:30 pm Annual Banquet Purdue Memorial Union Ballroom
H. D. Brown Award
Followed by the Ball Company Hospitality Reception
AGENDA FOR MARCH 6, 2015
7:30 to 8:00am Continental Breakfast outside Dean's Auditorium, Pfendler Hall
Aseptic Processing Short Course
8:00 to 8:30 Aspetic Processing Overview
- The history and Purdue's involvement in Aseptic Processing Steve Smith
- Microbiological and Chemical Considerations in Aseptic Processing Dr. Manpreet Singh
- Sanitation considerations in Aseptic Processing Dr. Manpreet Singh
8:30 to 9:00 Aseptic Processing Equipment Steve Smith
9:45 to 11:00 The future of Aseptic Processing Dr. Fernanda San Martin-Gonzalez
11:00 Conference ends.
Your meeting registration fee covers all the receptions, presentations, meals and entertainment!
HOTEL RESERVATION IS AS FOLLOWS:
Purdue Memorial Union Club Hotel -
Call: weekdays from 8-5:30 800-320-6291
weekends and evenings, 765-494-8900
Ask for the Mid America Food Processors Assoc. Block of rooms.
there are 3 room categories and the prices are $99.00 or $125.00
Give the dates that you need a room. Reservations must be made by Feb 28th to get the block rate.
Meeting Registration form:
Print this page to return by mail with check.
February 25, 2015
Contact Name _____________________________ Phone __________________________________
Attendees Names: (Please print as it will appear on name tag)
1. __________________________________ 3. ____________________________________
2. __________________________________ 4. _____________________________________
Use More Pages If Needed
Number of persons @ $125.00 ________________ =______________________
Spouse Dinner only @$50.00 ________________= _____________________
Banquet Sponsorship Opportunities are available, contact Deb
____________number of persons for Breakfast March 6: No Charge if full registration paid.
Please include $5.00 for a prepaid parking pass, otherwise purchase day of event. If parking at hotel and walking - you do not need pass.
Total Enclosed: $_______________________
Please mail this form and your check made out to MAFPA to:
Attn: Debra Gibson
808 South Main Street
Rockford, Ohio 45882
midamericafood processors@brightnet or 419-363-3798
Haven’t received your dues notice for 2015? Please let me know.
Thank you for your continued support of your Mid America Food Processors Association