Barry Callebaut R&D Veteran Honored with Stroud Jordan Award

Barry Callebaut R&D Veteran is Honored with Stroud Jordan Award

Eric Schmoyer, Senior Project Manager - R&D, Barry Callebaut, has received the Stroud Jordan Award from the American Association of Candy Technologists (AACT). Named after Dr. Stroud Jordan, a pioneer candy technologist, the award recognizes individuals for their outstanding contributions to the confectionery industry. Schmoyer said, “I am honored and humbled to receive the Stroud Jordan Award.  My life’s passion is creating innovative chocolate solutions that give our customers the winning edge in the marketplace and which make consumers happy!”

The 13-year Barry Callebaut veteran is the first ever Barry Callebaut employee to be honored with the prestigious award. Eric began his career at Barry Callebaut as a project manager, managing projects for regional customers in the United States and Mexico, and he spent two years at Barry Callebaut’s decorations facility, Mona Lisa, in Hendersonville, NC. Now, Eric works with regional sales managers on the East Coast of the United States to provide innovative solutions and technical services to bakery, ice cream, and confectionery customers. Schmoyer is also the host of the Professional Manufacturing Confectioners Association (PMCA) Research Chat podcast.

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