Randy Jesberg joins the executive team to lead company through current growth and future expansion.
March 7, 2019
As part of its ongoing growth, FlexXray, the nation’s largest provider of X-ray inspection and recovery services for food companies, has added the role of president to its executive structure. Randy Jesberg, who brings 35 years of executive experience in sales, marketing, software engineering and analytics will fill the new position.
Sound sanitary facility design is vital in the snack and baking industry in order to maintain peak food safety, especially for facilities making products with tricky ingredients or processes from a sanitation perspective. Associated sanitation procedures can also prove a challenge in older facilities.
Food Safety Strategies was recently able to talk to K. Joseph Swanson, vice president of operations, West Liberty Foods, about high-pressure processing (HPP) technology, and how it has changed over the years.
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At the 20th Annual Food Safety Summit we will address the importance of food safety throughout the supply chain and how each community that makes up the ecosystem is connected. It is vital to understand not only your roles and responsibilities but also those in the rest of the process.
With case studies, educational sessions, peer-to-peer conversations, and new technologies, we will provide a wide range of applicable, real world solutions to identified needs and situations for the food community. Read More