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September 30, 2015 12:15 ET

BENEO Names Ginger Schilling Regional Sales Manager for the U.S. Midwestern Region

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ--(Marketwired - Sep 30, 2015) - Leading functional ingredients company, BENEO, is pleased to announce that Ginger Schilling has been named Regional Sales Manager responsible for the Midwestern Region of the U.S. In her position, she will support the food and beverage manufacturers in the region in improving existing and developing new products -- both nutritionally and functionally. In collaboration with the BENEO-Institute (nutrition science and legislation), the BENEO-Technology Center (food application and technology) as well as with the company's marketing experts, she will provide solutions leveraging BENEO's product portfolio of functional fibers, functional carbohydrates, rice ingredients and functional proteins.

"We are extremely pleased to welcome Ginger to BENEO's U.S. sales team," said Jon Peters, President of BENEO Inc. "With Ginger's in-depth knowledge and experience in research, food science and sales, her appointment even further strengthens BENEO's continuing commitment to provide the highest level of expertise and service to our customers in developing innovative and healthy new products."

Schilling joins BENEO from Kerry Ingredients America's Region where she served as the key account manager for the Kellogg Company. Previous positions included product development scientist for the Kellogg Company where she supported the company's Frozen Foods Innovation Platform in developing new product lines, product improvements and cost efficiencies. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics/Nutrition from Missouri State University and a Master of Science degree in Food Science and Chemistry from Kansas State University.

BENEO offers functional ingredients derived from chicory roots, beet sugar, rice and wheat. BENEO is the ideal partner to help improve a product in its nutritional and technological characteristics. Key nutritional benefits are 'less fat', 'less sugar', 'less calories', 'added fiber', 'gluten-free' and dairy alternatives as well as energy management, digestive, bone and dental health. Key technological benefits focus on taste and texture improvements. Through a unique chain of expertise, including the BENEO-Institute that provides decisive insights into nutrition science and legislation, and the BENEO-Technology Center that consults in application technology, BENEO actively supports customers in the development of more balanced and healthy food products.

BENEO is a division of the Südzucker Group, employs almost 900 people and has production units in Belgium, Chile, Germany and Italy.
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For further information on BENEO and its ingredients, please visit: www.beneo.com and www.beneonews.com or follow BENEO on Twitter: @_BENEO or LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/beneo

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