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Multivac Canada appoints new HPP product specialist


August 5, 2014
By Bakers Journal
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Aug. 2, 2014, Brampton, Ont. – Sadia Seemeen has been appointed high-pressure processing product specialist for packaging firm Multivac Canada.

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Aug. 2, 2014, Brampton, Ont. – Sadia Seemeen has been appointed high-pressure processing product specialist for packaging firm Multivac Canada.

Seemeen has a background in biotechnologic engineering and post-graduate qualifications in food technology. Her masters research was primarily focused on high-pressure processing (HPP) at Massey University in New Zealand.

Seemeen worked as a process improvement technologist at a 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 "clean label"product and increased export sales in the company.

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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. 

For the last four years, she has worked in the area of HPP, 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,” said Multivac Canada president Nestor Plawiuk, in a news release.