Melissa is President at Food Consulting Company, after serving as U.S. Regulatory and Nutrition Specialist at the company for 10 years. As president, Melissa works with clients to provide nutrition and regulatory guidance to produce food labels that fully comply with U.S. labeling laws. She also moderates the Food Label Community on LinkedIn and is a frequent speaker at industry conferences. Melissa's prior experience in food labeling, regulatory and nutrition was with Target Corporation.
Melissa combines her education in nutrition with an intimate knowledge of government regulations and industry trends, having become an invaluable resource for food manufacturers of all sizes, distributors, retailers, ingredient suppliers, importers and brokers, restaurateurs and others in the food industry. Her guidance saves clients time and effort that can be reallocated to other marketing and sales intiatives. Most importantly, Melissa’s expertise provides peace of mind and lowers the risk associated with regulatory compliance.
Melissa is a Registered Dietitian and earned a bachelor’s degree in Dietetics, Food and Nutrition from The College of St. Scholastica. She then studied at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities where she earned a master’s degree in Nutrition.