[ October 8–11, 2019    McCormick Place    Chicago, IL USA ]


Industry Perspectives

Jose Ibanez

Food Industry Executive spoke with members of the Food Processing Suppliers Association’s (FPSA) Young Professionals Group about the challenges and opportunities they see in the food industry today and in the future. This interview is with Jose Ibanez, a regional sales manager at STOBER Drives, a company that makes gearboxes specifically designed for food processing equipment. How did […]

Spiral Immersion System

“It’s a surprisingly simple invention. Why no one ever thought to combine brine freezing and spiral technology before, I don’t really know.” That’s Steve Kelley, referring to an innovative new freezing technology from Food Process Solutions (FPS) called the Spiral Immersion System. Kelley is the Director of Spiral Immersion Systems at FPS, as well as […]


One highlight of this year’s FPSA Annual Conference was the Food Safety and Sanitary Design Panel discussion, which featured food safety experts from across the industry. To continue the conversation, we spoke with John Butts, one of the panelists. Butts has been in the food safety industry for more than four decades. He got his […]