Editor in Chief
Dave Fusaro has been editor in chief of Food Processing since 2003. Before that, he was editor in chief of Dairy Foods and managing editor of Prepared Foods, so he’s been covering the food and beverage industry for 27 years. Dave has won national writing awards from the American Society of Business Publication Editors for company profiles of Mars Inc., Heinz, Hormel and Nestle. He has been interviewed on CNN, quoted in national newspapers and authored a 200-page market research report on the milk industry. Earlier, he was an award-winning newspaper reporter who specialized in business writing. Dave holds a BA in journalism from Marquette University.
Pan Demetrakakes has been a business journalist since 1992, mostly covering various aspects of the food production and supply chain, including processing, packaging, distribution and retailing. He has served as chief editor of Food & Beverage Packaging and Specialty Coffee Retailer, and has also worked for Packaging and Retail Leader. He has a degree in communications from Stanford.