Focus on Food Safety and Quality Management
ATLANTA, GA / ACCESSWIRE / May 14, 2014 / Fresh Promise Foods, Inc. (OTC: FPFI) , a Georgia-based corporation supplying natural and organic health and wellness products, announced the addition of veteran food scientist David A. Baker, PhD., MPH, MS to the Fresh Promise Foods team as VP of Food Safety and Quality Management.
Dr. Baker brings more than 25 years of innovative food science and technology experience to the Company, with expertise in integrating food safety, regulatory compliance, quality assurance and risk management solutions. He also has significant experience in applying new technologies and methods to the food industry. Previously, Dr. Baker was founder of food science consulting firm, David Baker & Associates, which served blue-chip clients across the global food industry. Prior to that experience, David held key responsibilities for food safety and quality at some of the world’s largest food companies including Nestlé, McDonald’s, Unilever and Gold Kist.
Dr. Baker’s main role will be to help Fresh Promise remain compliant with FDA and USDA regulations, as well as manage key relationships with strategic suppliers and service providers like our High Pressure Processing partner. In addition, his expertise will be invaluable as the Company assesses possible target acquisitions, vertical market expansions, and joint ventures.
Kevin P. Quirk, CEO of Fresh Promise Foods, Inc. said, “As food safety issues and regulatory compliance becomes more critical and demanding, we’re confident that, with Dr. Baker’s guidance, our consumer products will meet the highest quality standards in the organic food marketplace. We firmly believe his deep knowledge of the packaged food industry will be critical to the future success of Fresh Promise Foods.”
“I am very excited to be a part of the Fresh Promise Foods team”, said Dr. Baker. “After seeing their vision for not only their own line of branded products but their acquisition strategy, their plan to enter emerging food and beverage markets and their desire to utilize new food technologies, showed me that they are very serious about growing Fresh Promise Foods in a safe, professional and responsible manner”, concluded Dr. Baker.
Dr. Baker received his MS in Aquaculture from Auburn University, his Master of Public Health from the University of Minnesota and his PhD from the University of California at Davis.
Lastly, the Corporation will be filing to increase the authorized shares in anticipation of potential acquisitions and other opportunities. In addition, we are not contemplating any reverse in order to comply with the new listing standards by OTCMarkets.com.
About Fresh Promise Foods Inc.:
Based in Atlanta, Ga, Fresh Promise Foods, and its subsidiaries seek to be the catalyst to a better quality of life by offering health and wellness solutions that make sense and fit into the everyday lives of all consumers. Focused on three key strategic areas, Food Technology, Consumer Products and Value Added, Fresh Promise Foods will set itself apart from the competition by marrying innovative technology and product development with perceptive marketing and sales service strategy.
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Source: Fresh Promise Foods, Inc.