What We Do

The Q Fresh Lab /JSB Group, LLC is an international consulting and Laboratory firm specializing in sustainable packaging design and technology, post-harvest technology, packaging and food processing equipment and food safety, for the fresh food industry. The mission of the QFresh Lab/JSB Group, is to be the leading global technology and testing resource for the flexible, produce, and food packaging industries by providing participating companies technical, sales, marketing, market research, training, and management support.


Jeff Brandenburg

the President of The JSB Group, LLC has over 45 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

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.