Wednesday, April 14, 2021
2021 Webinar Details





ADPI Webinars Feature Dairy Ingredients

Industry Products, Services and Expertise! 

ADPI is proud to present a series of webinars for 2021 that offer cutting-edge information, that showcases the value of dairy ingredients.




Butter & AMF - "Ingredients Extraordinaire"

WHEN: April 22, 2021

TIME: 1:00 PM Central Standard Time

Cost: Free to ADPI members and $50 for all Non ADPI members

Join us to learn how Butter and AMF play critical roles as key ingredients for some of  the most popular food and beverages enjoyed by consumers around the world today.

Lloyd Metzger, Ph.D.
Vice President of Quality and Technical Services
Valley Queen Cheese Factory

Lloyd Metzger is the Vice President of Quality and Technical Services at Valley Queen.  In this role he is responsible for leading quality assurance, product development, process improvement and process technology teams.  Prior to joining Valley Queen, Lloyd was a Professor and Alfred Chair in Dairy Education at South Dakota State University and was the Director of the Midwest Dairy Foods Research Center and the Institute for Dairy Ingredient Processing. Metzger obtained his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Dairy Manufacturing from South Dakota State University and his doctorate in Food Science from Cornell University. 

Dean Tjornehoj
ADPI Center of Excellence member
Dairy Industry Consultant

Dean Tjornehoj is a microbiologist with many years of experience and knowledge in the safe production of dairy foods and ingredients. He is newly retired from California Dairies Inc. where he was the Vice President of Quality Assurance and responsible for compliance to regulatory and customer requirements, quality control and quality assurance programs across six manufacturing plants. Dean can provide technical support on microbiological and chemistry testing and issues. In the past he has provided technical support and guidance to Dairy America, Inc., a marketing cooperative that sells powder products to both domestic and export markets. As well as, directed the activities and provided technical support to Sunrise Labs LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of California Dairies that provides microbiological and chemistry testing services to the cooperative. In addition to his expertise on powdered ingredients, Dean will also support the needs of ADPI members who require assistance for the production and quality control of AMF, churned milkfat, butteroil, various types of butter, cream cheese and Neufch√Ętel cheese.  Dean joined ADPI’s Center of Excellence in 2019 and is actively engaged in events and activities including  training and development programs.


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Enhance your dairy ingredient business development by sponsoring an ADPI webinar!

As an event sponsor, your brand will be visible throughout the webinar, with dedicated slides that tell attendees who you are and position your company as one dedicated to dairy ingredient development.

Sponsors Receive:
• An opportunity to provide subject matter expertise info related to the webinar topic to complement the main speakers and highlight capabilities.
• Logo recognition on all promotions: print, website, eNewsletters and email blasts
• Logo recognition on the webinar registration page
• List of webinar attendees
• Access to recorded webinar via ADPI website following the event for future use

Limited To Two Sponsors Per Webinar - For more information, contact us.

If you would like to sponsor one of the above webinars, contact Beth Holcomb at