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June 2016





Land O’Lakes Tour

Date: Thursday, June 9, 2016
Registration: 3:30 pm
Welcome: 3:45 pm
Tour: 4:30 pm
Q&A: 5:45 pm
Dinner: 6:15 – 7:30 pm


A very special thank you to Consumer Affairs & Customer Concerns Manager Vicky Cherne for making this tour possible!

Registration begins at 3:30 in the lobby. Please bring photo ID and show at security desk.

Program Highlights:
Before beginning the tour, we will hear an overview of Land O’Lakes from Director, Brand Design, Packaging Sue Murray speaking about packaging at Land O’Lakes. The group will then be split into two tours – R&D and Test Kitchens. During the R&D tour, Manager Ben Danenberg and team will talk about packaging engineering from an R&D perspective. The second group will tour the Test Kitchens with Customer Concerns Manager Vicky Cherne. She will discuss how her department supports packaging both through real life applications testing and customer/consumer contact handling. Tour groups will then switch to the other tour.

Tour Location:
Land O’Lakes Headquarters
4001 Lexington Ave N
Arden Hills, MN 55112
Guest parking is available in guest parking lot and in employee lot off Country Road F.
FYI: Lexington, County F, 694, Hwy 36 are all under construction. Either plan a few extra minutes to arrive or approach from the north and come down Lexington. There are 2 buildings on site, enter the bigger one. Present your photo ID to security desk. We will be escorted in by staff.
Sue Murray  Sue_Murray
Director – Brand & Packaging Design
5 years at Land O’Lakes – enterprise wide
15+ years of packaging design and branding work
Vicky ChernVicky_Chernee
Manager, Consumer Affairs & Customer Concerns (Dairy Foods)
10 years at Land O’Lakes
Over 25 years of consumer relations experience
Degree in Foods and Nutrition, St. Olaf College

Ben Danenberg
Sr. Manager – Packaging Engineering
14 years at Land O’Lakes, Inc.
Packaging Engineering Degree from Michigan State University
25 years of packaging R&D experience

Dinner Location:
Osaka Sushi & Hibachi Grill, Roseville
1675 West County Road C
Roseville, MN 55113
(651) 633-3188
From Land O’Lakes, Osaka is 5 minutes. You’ll turn right onto Lexington heading south, go right into County Road E, then left onto Snelling. Osaka is the in same parking lot with Byerlys and Office Max/Depot.Dinner choices will be made at the restaurant. You will have your choice of white rice or fried rice and of one of the following: hibachi vegetable, hibachi chicken, hibachi shrimp, or hibachi steak. Chefs will prepare a hibachi dinner right in front of you. All dinners include clear onion soup, house salad with Osaka ginger dressing, hibachi noodle, hibachi vegetable, 2 pcs shrimp, Osaka ginger & Osaka Shrimp Sauce. Beverage is on your own.
IoPP Members – $40 per person
Non-Members – $50 per person
Students – $20 per person

Please RSVP by Monday, June 7, 2016

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