Autocrat, LLC, a coffee roaster, manufacturer of premium coffee extracts, and supplier of tea and botanical extracts, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Vasi as senior food applications technologist. Vasi is responsible for formulating creative food and beverage prototypes utilizing coffee, tea, and botanical extract ingredients focusing on speed to market execution.
Vasi has over 30 years of experience in product development, creative flavor development and manufacturing, as well as other aspects of the beverage, flavor and food industry. Most recently, he served as vice president research development and innovation for Tampico Beverages Inc., Chicago, Ill. His extensive experience has included management positions for a number of industry corporations.
Vasi holds a master of science degree in food science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Mass. and a bachelor of science degree in biology from Farleigh Dickinson University, Rutherford N.J.
Headquartered in Lincoln, R.I., Autocrat, LLC is a supplier of premium coffee and tea extracts, utilizing a custom state-of-the-art extraction system to meet the increasing demands for coffee and tea extracts and coffee and tea on demand. For more information regarding these products call 1-800-288-6272 or visit Autocrat on-line at www.autocrat.com.