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In Memoriam: George Cornell, former Pacific Cheese Vice President and IDFA/NCI Board Member

Apr 08, 2019

George K. Cornell, former vice president of Pacific Cheese Co., Inc., passed away March 25, after more than three decades of service to IDFA and the dairy industry. 

Cornell became president of the National Cheese Institute (NCI) in 1989 and was instrumental in NCI’s incorporation into the newly created International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) in 1990. 

He received IDFA’s Soaring Eagle Award in 1998 to recognize his years of service as a board member. Cornell retired from Pacific Cheese in December 2018.

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