Multivac Canada appoints new HPP product specialist
Used to being under pressure, Sadia Seemeen to work as new high pressure processing product specialist.
July 18, 2014
by Canadian Packaging Staff
Brampton, ON—Multivac Canada Inc., has announced the appointment of Sadia Seemeen to the position of HPP (High-Pressure Processing) Product Specialist.
Seemeen has a background in Biotechnologic Engineering and post-graduate qualifications in Food Technology. Her masters research was primarily focused on HPP at Massey University in New Zealand.
Seemeen worked as a process improvement technologist at a leading poultry company in New Zealand, where she was project manager for HPP and assisted in the commercialization of this technology leading to development of a unique ‘clean label’ product and increased export sales in the company.
She was also employed by the New Zealand Food Innovation Network where she developed and tested a variety of concept products for several clients as a consultant food technologist and assisted in their up scaling, as well as obtaining regulatory approval.
She has worked in the area of HPP for the last four years, researching and developing products from concept to commercialization, while also presenting and publishing her research in international conferences in Europe and New Zealand.
“We are pleased to welcome Sadia to our team. She brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to the role. She is known for her product development skills and food and beverage application knowledge on HPP. I am confident she will add significant value to the novel foods industry in Canada,” adds Multivac Canada president Nestor Plawiuk.
MULTIVAC is one of the world’s leading suppliers of packaging solutions: the company is a global market leader in thermoforming packaging machines and it manufactures a comprehensive range of traysealers, vacuum chamber machines, chamber conveyor machines, labelers, quality control systems, automation solutions and even ready-to-use lines.
From its Canadian headquarters, located in Brampton, ON, the company provides strategic consultation, technical design, sales, distribution, and service of Multivac’s complete line of packaging systems. Multivac maintains a comprehensive on-site parts inventory, and offers 24/7 technical assistance and certified training for its entire line of equipment. To date, the company has designed and implemented over 100,000 packaging solutions.
More company information at ca.multivac.com.