Stratas Foods LLC has named Roger Daniels to the post of Vice President - Research, Development and Innovation.  The appointment is effective October 3.

In his new capacity Daniels will oversee all research & development efforts at the Stratas Food Research & Development Center in Memphis, TN. 

Daniels has almost 25 years of experience in the shortening & oil industry.  For the past 11 years he served as the Director of Research & Development for Bunge Oils.  Prior to that, he held increasingly responsible positions at Campbell Soup Company, ConAgra Foods, and ABITEC Corporation.

Tedd Kruse, Stratas’ CEO, called Daniels “one of the most respected edible oil experts in the industry, and Stratas is excited to have him leading our R&D efforts moving forward.”