Principal Scientist and Director of the BreatheWay Technology Group
- Santa Maria, California USA
- 15+ Years experience
- Postharvest Technologies, AgTech
Dr. Shehbaz Singh is Principal Scientist and Director of the BreatheWay Technology Group at Curation Foods, one of the largest shippers of fresh-cut vegetables in North America with brands like EatSmart, Greenline, Yucatan Guacamole and BreatheWay. He has over 15 years of experience in the Food industry and specializes in shelf life extension of fresh produce. At Curation Foods, he leads the BreatheWay Technology team which is responsible for creating and finding new applications for extending the shelf life of fresh fruit and vegetables using modified atmosphere packaging.
Dr Singh has a Doctorate in Food Science from University of Newcastle, Australia where his research involved using modified atmosphere packaging to extend the shelf life of fresh produce and a Master’s degree in Food Science from Punjabi University, India.
Dr Singh is widely recognized in the fresh produce packaging industry as a leading expert in modified atmosphere packaging and has been invited to various industry platforms to deliver lectures and presentations involving the role of packaging and shelf life extension of fresh produce.
Areas of Expertise
- Postharvest technology
- Shelf-life extension
- Modified Atmosphere packaging
- New Product Development
- Food Science