Tag Archives: food industry

Episode 16: Starting Your Career in the Food Space



Are you looking to start a career in the food space? Join Bruce Perkin, Armetha Pihlstrom (Senior Director of U.S. and Canada Foodservice Sales at Future Farms) and Dr. Owen Carryl (Executive Recruiter/Head of the Food Industry Practice at Kaye/Bassman International) as they discuss tips and tricks on how to nurture your career! Learn tips and tricks on how to stand out in the job market, what companies are looking for in a candidate, the importance of internships, your digital footprint and more. During this episode discover how you go the extra mile during the recruitment process. In addition to tips and tricks join an important conversation about DEI in the work space.


Episode 13: Hacking Food Waste: A follow-up with IFT Student Competition Winners



Join host Bruce Perkins to learn more about the student group who won the Don’t Spoil It! An International Digital Hackathon in March 2021. The students share their motivations for joining the competition, the benefits from the competition, how they overcame obstacles, what they are currently working on and more.

Marcela Silva: Zamorano Pan-American Agricultural School, Nigel Kang: University of Minnesota, Sofia Sierra Zamorano Pan-American Agricultural School, Fawaz Bagoudou: Shinshu University, Chandrima Shrivastava: Empa


Episode 3: The Fuzzy Front End of Product Development



How human connection drives trends.

Where do businesses start when they want to develop a new product and how do you know this product will be a hit with consumers? This episode dives into the difficulties that occur at the beginning of product development, and how important it is for consumers to connect with a product to transform a hip fad to a lasting trend. Our guest, Amy Shipley shares her insights on how to get past the difficult beginnings of product development.  

Speakers: 

  • Amy Shipley, Managing Director and Partner, Sterling-Rice Group