by David Foerstner helps food companies increase market share
through the launch of new products, and increase sales of both
new and existing products through development and incorporation
of consumer recipes into written communications including product
labels, press releases, brochures and magazine articles.
He specializes in foods that emphasize the highest quality ingredients
for both product development and consumer recipes. His foods reflect
the most current trends - encompassing nutritious, healthful eating,
and decadent indulgences, while recognizing that superior quality
food and ingredients never go out of style.
Foerstner's career spans over 25 years of Research & Development
experience in the food industry, five years private consulting,
five years of R&D management and six years of sales team experience.
Work on sterilized culinary products, functional dry blends, acid
controlled sauce products, salad dressings, flavor base products
and desserts. Skilled in retail, industrial, manufacturing and
food service markets.
Recently certified in Better Process
Control for thermally processed products.
Won grand prize in 2001 International Dairy, Deli and Bakery Show
(IDDBA) for formulation of Lulus Dessert Premium Baked
Flan product. Beat 500 other new products from 150 retail
food manufacturers in all categories.
Developed applications for Empire
Foods, a garlic and onion grower and dehydrator. Empire was awarded
a contract from Best Foods (IFS) for potato chip seasoning application
for Frito Lay. Initial order was two truckloads of sweet onion
Coordinator by the California Food and Drug Branch. Developed
GMPs, SSOPs and HACCP plan for Lulus Dessert.
This work helped Lulus pass a Wal-Mart audit after previously
being eliminated from vendor consideration for lack of food manufacturing
processes. Currently working on developing quality systems for
San Diego seafood restaurant chain. Anthonys Seafood is
currently rolling out with a retail product line in local markets.
Currently training several other companys in HACCP.
Worked on soy based desserts landed Mirage
Fine Foods retail contract with Ralphs and Sysco for Frozen