Attendees from the frozen food and beverage supply chain took part at the 2020 AFFI Frozen Food Convention, where the USD57bn industry elected new AFFI officers as follows: Meghan Swan of J.R. Simplot Company as chair; Julia Sabin of The J.M. Smucker Company as chair-elect; and Mike McEvoy of Sargento Foods as immediate past chair.
Megan Swan is VP of McDonald’s Global business at J.R. Simplot Company, a family-owned and run manufacturer of an evolving portfolio of foodservice products, including frozen and chilled potatoes, avocado, vegetables, grains, and fruit, operating around the globe and distributing products to more than 60 countries worldwide.
The seven board members elected today are John Tentomas of Nature’s Touch; John MacArthur of Rite Stuff Foods; Gary Crowder of Smith Frozen Foods; Suvan Sharma of Jain Farm Fresh Foods, Inc.; Peter Johnston of Cavendish Farms; Blake Smittcamp of Wawona Frozen Foods; and Rick Drummond of B&G Foods.
Also, during the meeting, AFFI unveiled its new Power of Frozen in Foodservice Research, which Frozen Food Europe will feature online soon.