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Look Who’s Joined IDFA

Jul 30, 2014

IDFA welcomes five new members this month. AFP advanced food products llc, an aseptic food processing and packaging company, has joined as a member of the Milk Industry Foundation. Kincannon & Reed Executive Search, an international search firm with specialties in food, agribusiness and life sciences, has joined IDFA as a Gold Business Partner. The three new Business Partners are AIB International, Symbiont and Quality Management, Inc., which does business as QMI.

Milk Industry Foundation

AFP advanced food products llc
402 South Custer Avenue
New Holland, PA 17557
Tel: (717) 355-8500
Fax: (717) 355-8848

Contact: Lynn Warner; Regulatory Manager
Products/Services: AFP advanced food products llc is one of the leading aseptic food processing and packaging companies in the world. The company’s product lines include cheese sauces, puddings, dips, shelf stable cream cheeses, nutritional beverages and soups.

Gold Business Partner

Kincannon & Reed Executive Search
40 Stoneridge Drive
Suite 101
Waynesboro, VA 22980
Tel: (330) 601-0078
Fax: (330) 601-0335

Contact: Ed Yuhas; Managing Director (
Products/Services: Kincannon & Reed is a retained executive search firm with global reach serving businesses, trade associations and nonprofit organizations, with specialties in food, agribusiness and life sciences. The company’s practice is national and international, and it specializes in identifying, evaluating and attracting leaders in all businesses and technical functions for senior executive positions and for boards of directors. Kincannon & Reed does just one thing: it recruits leaders for organizations that feed the world and keep it healthy.

Business Partner

AIB International
P.O. Box 3999
Manhattan, KS 66505-3999
Tel: (785) 537-4750
Fax: (785) 537-1493
Toll free: (800) 633-5137

Contact: Stephanie Lopez, Vice President, Food Safety Services Innovation (
Products/Services: AIB International empowers clients worldwide to elevate their food safety and production process capabilities by developing and delivering application-oriented learning, consulting and value-added services. From its official beginning in 1919, AIB has evolved from a U.S.-focused research and technology center to become a globally recognized provider of baking and food safety services. AIB International serves more than 120 countries worldwide.

6737 W. Washington Street
Suite 3440
Milwaukee, WI 53214
Tel: (414) 291-8840
Fax: (414) 291-8841
Contact: Melissa Udovicic, Director of Marketing (
Products/Services: Symbiont is a full-service engineering and consulting firm that plans, builds, controls and improves environments. The firm combines the latest technical knowledge with years of management and institutional experience to efficiently and effectively deliver client projects. The senior management team will draw on their diverse capabilities to help companies conceive and successfully execute projects on time and on budget – regardless of complexity.

Quality Management, Inc., dba QMI
426 Hayward Avenue North
Oakdale, MN 55128
Tel: (651) 501-2337
Fax: (651) 501-5797
Contact: Mark Schwab; General Manager (
Products/Services: The mission of QMI is to provide an aseptic, user-friendly, cost-effective method of sampling liquid processes. Because microbial testing is only as accurate as the sample, QMI provides the most accurate and aseptic liquid sampling and transfer devices available today. QMI products are used in more than 30 countries. The company ships worldwide direct to customers and through qualified QMI Distributors. 

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