David Baffoni, VP of Engineering and Production brings over 30 years
of food processing management experience to the growing dessert and
sweet snack company
SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Just Desserts, a leader in hand-crafted desserts and wholesome sweet
snacks, today announced the appointment of a new Vice President of
Engineering and Production. This newest appointment to CEO Michael J.
Mendes’ leadership team brings over 30 years of food processing
management experience to the fast growing brand. David Baffoni, VP of
Engineering and Production will be responsible for day-to-day production
activities and engineering requirements at Just Desserts’ modern
production bakery located in Fairfield, California.
“David brings a track record of success in improving efficiency while
also increasing quality and reliability during periods of dynamic
growth,” said Mendes. “His skill set is a great compliment to our
leadership team. David has a robust professional background and his
ability to create a positive workplace culture will help us deliver even
better products for our customers and consumers.”
David Baffoni has a track record of increasing responsibility with
fast-growing food processing operations that are leaders in their
respective categories. Baffoni began his career at the Louis Rich
Company in engineering and capital project management, focused upon
improving productivity and developing new standards. He then spent 23
years at Diamond Foods, ultimately serving as Senior Director of
Manufacturing. In this role, he led an operation comprised of 800
employees, a 550,000 sq. ft. production facility, and a 75-acre site.
Most recently, he was General Manager of Operations for Farmers Rice,
California’s largest rice milling operation.
“I look forward to partnering with Michael, the Just Desserts
leadership, and the production team as we continue to improve our
efficiency, quality, and plant team member engagement, while
consistently delivering innovative new products that serve unmet
customer and consumer needs,” said Mr. Baffoni.
About Just Desserts
Just Desserts is an artisan-inspired baking company that makes premium
desserts and wholesome sweet snacks that are sold in grocery and
convenience retailers from coast to coast. Just Desserts was founded in
San Francisco in 1974 with a passion for making the most delicious
desserts that are always hand-crafted and made from the highest quality
kitchen pantry ingredients.
For more information, visit: JustDesserts.com
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