Lolly Occhino

Lolly Occhino

Lolly Occhino is a Scientist of Food and Nutrition and leads the food program area for AURI. She conducts and manages applied research and technical assistance for food clients and works with the project team to facilitate the successful execution and development of new projects and initiatives.

Prior to joining AURI, Occhino held scientist roles with both large consumer packaged goods companies and a small contract research and development company.  Her experiences include product development and ingredient applications, design and analysis of experiments, and sensory and shelf life testing to support product formulation and optimization. Working in varying environments over the previous 20+ years, Occhino served multiple customers with individual needs.

Occhino holds an M.S. in Food Science from the University of Minnesota and a B.S. in Food Science from the University of Wisconsin.

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