Behind the microscope: Avure’s food science team

Errol Raghubeer

Senior Vice President, HPP Science & Technology

Education: Ph.D. in Food Microbiology; Master of Food Science; Bachelor of Arts in Fisheries and Food Technology, University of Washington

Favorite lab test or process: A product that’s considered difficult for HPP, thus modifying process parameters and/or formulations to make it work.

HPP product always in my fridge: Hot pepper sauces

What makes a great food scientist: Creativity and integrity

Where I see HPP in the next 25 years: Pharmaceutical and medical applications, particularly in biochemistry: for vaccine development, new generation of materials for oncological and immunological applications, and functional foods.

Something most people don’t know about me: I’m from Guyana in South America.