Carly Meck, Blommer Chocolate Company
Presentation title: Mysteries of Conching Revealed
Presented at the 2018 Annual Production Conference
Carly Meck graduated from Delaware Valley University with a bachelor’s degree in food science and earned an MBA in food and agribusiness there as well. She began working at Blommer Chocolate Company in East Greenville, PA in 2010 as a summer intern in R&D. She was hired as an R&D technologist and has now grown to the role of senior R&D scientist – product development. In this role, she develops new chocolate formulas, creates process improvements, provides internal and external training and executes various technical studies.
Carly has been volunteering with PMCA since 2012, when she began as a student mentor after attending the conference under the Student Outreach Program. She has served on several committees including Student Outreach Program, Social Media Sub-Committee and Production Conference – Connect the Future. In 2017, she began the role of Student Outreach Program Committee Chair and in 2018 she was invited to sit on the board of directors.
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