Host 23rd Open Dinner
● The Women in Flavor and Fragrance
Commerce honored Valerie Jacklin,
director, Worldwide Ingredients,
Flavor Technology, Pepsico, Inc at
their 23rd annual open dinner. Each
year at the dinner, the WFFC honors a
woman who has made outstanding
contributions to the industry.
Ms. Jacklin has been with Pepsico
since 1985 in various positions across
R&D, including product development,
innovation, flavor quality and technology.
She is currently leading the “R”
side of R&D, and is responsible for flavor
and ingredient technology
research, development, application,
commercialization and quality for
Pepsi’s worldwide carbonated and
non-carbonated beverage portfolio.
Over 650 of her industry colleagues
attended the event to congratulate
Ms. Jacklin on this award. More info: