Earl Roemer

Apr 05, 2024

Earl Roemer is a fourth-generation agricultural producer and businessman from West Central Kansas with backgrounds in both animal and plant science. Earl has held state and national leadership roles in both the State of Kansas and National Sorghum Industry Organizations. Earl is the Founder and President of Nu Life Market. This company focuses on the production, milling, and processing of specific sorghum grains containing defined quality and chemistry characteristics for applications in the food and beverage industries. The sorghum grains utilized by Nu Life Market are produced under an extremely strict identity preservation and regenerative production management system by their team of growers to reduce carbon and other green-house gases being released into the atmosphere along with utilizing less of our natural resources in the production of the sorghum grains milled by this food company.

Ellen King

Mar 19, 2024

Ellen King, co-owner and director of baking operations at Hewn Bread (Evanston, IL and Libertyville, IL) got into bread making sort of by chance. After attending culinary school on the West Coast and working…

Mala Ganiger

May 10, 2023

Mala Ganiger is R&D lead for Minn-Dak Growers Ltd., located in Grand Forks, ND. This company specializes in buckwheat and mustard milling in the food-based industry. Her responsibilities revolve around buckwheat breeding projects, focusing…

Alyssa Walters

May 10, 2023

Alyssa Walters is the R&D Research Chef at the premier flour-milling and ingredient company Ardent Mills. In this role, Alyssa creates innovative prototypes and recipes, develops customer solutions with both Traditional Flour and Emerging…

Andrew Heyn

May 10, 2023

Andrew Heyn owns Elmore Mountain Bread with his wife, Blair Marvin in Northern Vermont.  They bake wood-fired breads using stone ground local grain.  Andrew designed and built his own mill for their bakery, and…

Amrita Ray, Ph.D.

Mar 31, 2023

Dr. Amrita Ray is a Food Scientist & Technologist with experience in the field of grain science and technology, milling & processing, dough rheology, micronutrient fortification and product development. She has worked on various…

Rachel Carlson

Apr 29, 2022

Carlson earned her bachelor’s degree in food science from North Dakota State University.

Mary Niehaus

Apr 29, 2022

Mary has a Bachelor of Arts in Physical Science from Concordia College.

Laurie Scanlin, Ph.D.

Jun 21, 2016

Laurie is passionate about food, nutrition and sustainability and has been an international symposium speaker on this topic. Laurie is the recipient of product development, presentation, and leadership awards from Institute of Food Technologists…

Shrene White

Jun 21, 2016