Advisory Board

Theodore W. Craig, PhD

Dr. Craig has been active in the food industry for a number of years having directed both Research and Development and business divisions of major food companies. He was initially a member of the General Mills Inc Exploratory Food Research Group in Minneapolis and then served as Director of Food Ingredient Research at Foremost McKesson. This was followed by the position of Vice President of Research and Development for McKesson in San Francisco in charge of the development of both food ingredients and consumer foods. Dr. Craig in turn led the Research and Development effort of Durkee Foods/SCM Corp and was for 10 years Vice President and Director of Durkee’s Food Ingredient Division including the specialty fats group of Loders Croklaan. As part of Unilever’s Chicago based Van den Bergh Foods Co Dr. Craig served as VP of R & D for consumer, food service and food ingredients and Director of  the Food  Ingredients Division.   Dr. Craig received his B.Sc. degree from UC, Berkeley and  an MBA from the Haas School of Business and a Ph. D from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Organic Chemistry.