Pak Group LLC, the owner of the Bellarise bakery ingredient product line, and global leader in yeast production and baking solutions is pleased to announce the addition of Alex Peña as the new Director of Product Development.

“Alex Peña brings more than 15 years of industry experience and knowledge to Pak Group. His hands-on experience from Master Baker to Technologist II in R&D will be instrumental in strengthening our technical services,” said Walter Postelwait, President of Pak Group.

Peña’s career began as a Head Baker, Pastry Chef, and Chef de Cuisine which then lead to his recent position in the Research & Development department at a bakery manufacturing company. Peña attended the Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Pasadena, CA and the American Institute of Baking in Manhattan, KS. Peña’s affiliations include the American Association of R& D Chefs, Retail Baker’s of America Association, and the American Pasty Chef Federation.

As Director of Product Development for Pak Group, Peña will be responsible for initiating, planning and executing baking formulations, process development, and technical services for Pak Group’s products as well as for the Bellarise brand. For more information about Pak Group, visit: