Jeff Brandenburg, the President of The JSB Group, LLC has over 37 years of experience in packaging and packaging design. Jeff has a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from Iowa State University, with a minor Biomedical Engineering, and a M.S. in Food Safety from Michigan State University. He serves on the technology boards and councils of a number of trade and industry organizations; is the primary author and reviewer of numerous trade articles as well as association guidance documents. Jeff was the lead author for the Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) chapter for CRC’s latest publication on Modified and Controlled Atmospheres.
Eric Vandercook, QFresh Lab Director, has B.Sc. degrees in Biochemistry and Food Science and has worked for over a decade in various food industries including fresh-cut produce, fresh pressed juices and dietary supplements.
Eric is PCQI certified and active in the post-harvest community; partnering with Universities to help solve and advise on post-harvest challenges. He has a hands-on approach to problem solving and can help to quickly solve difficult problems through experimentation.