Kantha Shelke, PhD, CFS Kantha Shelke is a principal at Corvus Blue LLC, a Chicago-based food science and research firm specializing in industry-competitive intelligence, expert witness services, and new product/technology development and commercialization of foods and food ingredients for health and wellness.

• Food expertise includes: food additive and labeling, cereal chemistry and technology, food science and nutrition, and organic chemistry of natural products, product development, protein

• Employment history includes Grand Metropolitan Food Sector, Continental Baking Company, Ben & Jerry’s, and ACNielsen and faculty positions at North Dakota State University, Kansas State University, and the University of Vermont

• Serves as the Editor-at-Large for Penton Media’s Functional Ingredients

• Dr. Shelke has a MS, PhD, Food Science & Clinical Nutrition/Cereal Chemistry & Technology from North Dakota State University