Sep 17, 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Danielle Durso, Marketing Coordinator
Erin Kate O'Donnell, Marketing Manager
In the current economic climate, leveraging existing brand equity is more valuable than ever. Smart companies will look to revitalize existing brands, in fresh ways, in order to drive growth. Industry expert Harry Stagnito, President, Stagnito Media Group, will lead a panel of product developers who will discuss their philosophies on innovating mature brands.
Eric Eddings: Mr. Eddings serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Monterey Gourmet Foods. His curriculum vitae reads like a who’s who of innovation - Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream, Frito-Lay and Sahale Snacks.
Dr. Phillip S Perkins: With over 25 years of experience in the consumer goods industry, Mr. Perkins is currently the Senior Vice President & Director of Research, Development and Innovation, Bush Brothers & Company. He is recognized as a successful change agent in leading R&D activities and in bringing new products to market.
Pierson E. Clair, III: As President & CEO of Brown & Haley, Mr. Clair has combined his unique comprehension of chocolate and related products, with his innovative talents, to create several new concepts, including specialty "good for you" coatings, unique drops formulations, and other candy and food innovations.
At David Michael, we’re not just your flavor supplier, we’re your product development partner, and the Innovation Roadshow® highlights our best ideas in technical creativity and flavor revelations. Tracking new and emerging trends from around the world, sparking creativity, fostering a spirit of partnership, and showing you how to bring products to market faster and smarter... that’s what the Innovation Roadshow® is all about!
Attendance for the Innovation Roadshow(R) is free, but space is limited! For more information about the Innovation Roadshow or to register, visit the David Michael & Co. website at www.dmflavors.com.
Family-owned and operated since 1896, David Michael & Co. has been a leader and an innovator in the food flavor industry for more than one hundred years. In addition to complete product development assistance, David Michael offers a comprehensive line of over 40,000 flavors, stabilizers and natural colors, which can be custom-designed to meet the needs of virtually any food product. With its global headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, David Michael also has facilities in Northbrook, IL, San Bernardino, CA, and internationally in Lerma, Mexico (David Michael de Mexico SA de CV), Valence, France (David Michael Europe, S.A.S.) and Beijing, China (David Michael (Beijing) Flavor Co. Ltd.)
September 17, 2008