Food Engineering Article: “Expectations for conveniently packaged specialty pet food create challenges”

Ed Gerken, PMP, LEED AP, and Sam Thurber, PMP, both senior project managers at SSOE Group, were recently featured in an article in Food Engineering Magazine. With people treating their pets as members of the family, pet food manufacturers find they have to produce pet food as though it were human food, which—combined with food safety regulations—creates a lot of pressure to stay competitive. In this article Ed and Sam, as well as other industry professionals, discuss how the growth of consumer demands and regulations, is modernizing pet food operations.

Ed has over 30 years of experience with a strong background in the development of improved safety, quality, and cost-reduction programs. Sam also has over 30 years of experience that extends from appropriation development through project implementation and start-up.

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