Hayden Wands (L) of Sara Lee Corporation is congratulated by Ben Handcock, Executive Vice President on becoming the newest member of the Wheat Quality Council.
Mr. Wands was elected to the Board of Trustees and was also the keynote speaker at the annual meeting dinner.
The following people will serve on the WQC governing board for 2007: Brian Sorenson, NCI
, Chair; Jim Powers, Perten Instruments, Vice Chair; Mark Hodges, OK Wheat Commission
, Past Chair; Jan Levenhagen, Mennel Milling; Brett Myers, WestBred; Brian Walker, Horizon Milling; Tim Aschbrenner, Cereal Food Processors; Vance Taylor, ND Mill; Mike Fassezke, Star of the West Milling; Hayden Wands
, Sara Lee Corporation; Jay Romsa, General Mills; Jeff Zyskowski, Horizon Milling; Bill Gambel, Caravan Ingredients; Phil Farmer, AgriPro-Coker; William Johnson, AR Wheat Growers; Laird Larson, SD Wheat Commission; Brad Seabourn, USDA/GMPRC; and Ed Souza, USDA Soft Wheat Lab
Hayden Wands, Director of Procurement for Sara Lee Corporation, was the dinner speaker.
is the first genuine pan bread baker to join the Wheat Quality Council
in several years.
They were welcomed as a new member and Hayden Wands was elected to the Board of Trustees.
described Sara Lee's involvement in the baking, meat and food service areas of the industry.
said they are looking for stronger gluten strength flours that will assure the bread will not squash during stacking on the grocery shelves.
also noted that many of Sara Lee's
new bread products contain ingredients such as blueberries, further accentuating the need for stronger flours.