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Jerry Savino Joins Kemin Food Technologies in North America
Global ingredient manufacturer adds industry expert as technical services manager for bakery team

DES MOINES, Iowa (June 28, 2022) – Kemin Industries, a global ingredient manufacturer that strives to sustainably transform the quality of life every day for 80 percent of the world with its products and services, has named Jerry Savino as Technical Services Manager for Bakery in the Kemin Food Technologies – North America business unit. Savino will provide internal and external technical support services as Kemin continues to expand and invest in its portfolio of clean label ingredient solutions that help bakers extend shelf life to keep products fresh.

“We are excited to have Jerry Savino join the Kemin team,” said Courtney Schwartz, Marketing Director, Kemin Food Technologies – North America. “He brings decades of bakery experience to Kemin and is an expert in ingredient functionality, having spent his career working in all areas of bakery operations. His technical expertise benefits both our customers and our team as we work together to create bakery products that stay fresher for longer—with clean labels.”

As Technical Services Manager for Bakery, Savino will represent Kemin as the technical expert for bakery solutions, offering customer support to solve operational bakery challenges. He will assist in the identification of market trends and emerging markets, working as part of a cross-functional team to assist in the commercialization of new technologies and product solutions.

Savino has spent 55 years working in the bakery industry and began his career making bread at his family’s business. Most recently, he served as Vice President of Operations at Katsiroubas Produce. During his more than five decades in the industry, Savino has held various management roles in production, sanitation, logistics, R&D, safety, nutrition and operations at companies such as Revolution Foods, Jessica’s Brick Oven and Piantedosi Baking. Savino earned an associate degree in business management from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, and became a certified baker at AIB International in Manhattan, Kansas.

To learn more about Kemin’s portfolio of ingredient solutions that extend the shelf life of bakery and snack products, click here.


About Kemin Industries

Kemin Industries ( is a global ingredient manufacturer that strives to sustainably transform the quality of life every day for 80 percent of the world with its products and services. The company supplies over 500 specialty ingredients for human and animal health and nutrition, pet food, aquaculture, nutraceutical, food technologies, crop technologies, textile, biofuel and animal vaccine industries.

For over half a century, Kemin has been dedicated to using applied science to address industry challenges and offer product solutions to customers in more than 120 countries. Kemin provides ingredients to feed a growing population with its commitment to the quality, safety and efficacy of food, feed and health-related products.

Established in 1961, Kemin is a privately held, family-owned-and-operated company with more than 3,000 global employees and operations in 90 countries, including manufacturing facilities in Belgium, Brazil, China, India, Italy, San Marino, Singapore, South Africa and the United States.

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