Pre-conference: Business Strategies
Presentation: Managing the Dairy Protein Markets: Forces to Watch in the Coming Years
Speaker: Duane Banderob, Chief Operating Officer, Dairy.com and leader, consulting and market intelligence services, Blimling and Associates
Duane Banderob serves as Chief Operating Officer at Dairy.com. He brings an extensive food industry background to the team, championing day-to-day customer-facing business activities and execution of the Dairy.com strategic plan. Duane also leads the consulting and market intelligence platform offered through Blimling and Associates. Focused on dairy and the dairy supply chain, engagements range from dairy plant feasibility studies to strategic planning development for individuals and regions. Additionally, since 2008, Blimling has been providing market information and insights to both manufacturers and users of high-protein dairy ingredients.
A speaker at various conferences and seminars, Duane has been on both the buy and sell sides of the market with an employment history that includes roles at Leprino Foods, Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream, Hilmar Cheese Company and ConAgra Foods. He is a graduate of California Polytechnic State University, and he holds an MSc from Michigan State University’s Department of Agricultural Economics.
Title and Description of 2016 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar:
Managing the Dairy Protein Markets: Forces to Watch in the Coming Years