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Mr. James N. Hastings Jr.

Director, Fresh Foods Manufacturing

Giant Eagle , Inc.

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Giant Eagle , Inc.

101 Kappa Drive

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15238

United States

Company Description

Giant Eagle Inc., ranked 29 on Forbes magazine's largest private corporations list, is one of the nation's largest food retailers and distributors with approximately $9.9 billion in annual sales. Celebrating the 25th anniversary of its Apples for the Stud ... more

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Employment History

General Manager and Vice President Operations and Quality Assurance

CTI Foods, LLC

Entrepreneurial Partner

Grip Solutions Inc


Mrs Peters

Vice President of Innovation and Quality Systems for the North American Division

H.J. Heinz Company

Vice President of Project Management and Client Services

HyperActive Technologies Inc


B.S. degrees

Animal Science and Food Science

The Pennsylvania State University

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HyperActive Technologies : Leadership [cached]

James N. Hastings Jr., Vice President of Project Management and Client Services

James N. Hastings Jr., Vice President of Project Management and Client Services
Mr. Hastings has more than 20 years of food industry project and process management experience, focusing primarily in areas of new product development, operations, initiative execution, scale up, quality assurance/food safety, and continuous improvement.His most recent position prior to joining HyperActive Technologies was Vice President of Innovation and Quality Systems for the North American division of the H.J. Heinz Company.Mr. Hastings has also held operations, development, and technical support positions with Beatrice, Swiss Miss, and Hunt Wesson Foods.He holds B.S. degrees in both Animal Science and Food Science from The Pennsylvania State University.

Features Item : Cooking at the New Products Conference [cached]

Packaging was one of the elements addressed by James Hastings, vice president of R&D with H.J. Heinz North America (Pittsburgh), during "Maximizing New Products Success."According to Hastings, consumers dictate Heinz's efforts-innovation, product/package redesigns, value engineering and quality improvements/technical support.Hastings cited EZ Marinader, which entered a $150 million and growing market.

Prepared Foods: New Products Conference [cached]

Speaker: James Hastings, VP R&D, Heinz

From Starbucks to Lessening Liabilities - Archives - Nutra Solutions [cached]

Some of the 17-plus confirmed speakers include James Hastings, vice president R&D, Heinz, North America; Chef Ray Sierengowski, corporate research chef/lead scientist R&D, Kellogg's Company; Bob Wotzak, vice president R&D, Chef Solution; Larry Wu, director of product development, and Tom Barr, director, Starbucks; Stacey Zawel, MangoLogic; and Richard S. Silverman, Hogan & Hartson, LLP, who, for example, will speak on tactics to minimize liabilities at the product development stage.

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