Emily Cruz & Dr. Mickey Rubin - Protein Fortification and Nutrition with Eggs
About this Event
Join the American Egg Board LIVE Event highlighting how the incredible egg meets the consumer's demand for cleaner labels in products by delivering protein along with other nutritional content.
Your presenters will be the AEB's Dr. Mickey Rubin of the Egg Nutrition Center and Chef Emily Cruz of Culinex in this eggcutional discussion utilizing eggs to meet your product development and clean label needs.
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About Emily Cruz & Dr. Mickey Rubin
Emily Cruz is the Director of Sales & Marketing at CuliNex, the industry’s premier consulting firm providing product development & strategic business services focused on clean label food products. CuliNex works with a diverse range of companies from international brands to small family owned businesses, assisting them in planning and executing their product development strategies across all food categories. Emily holds an Associate degree in Culinary Arts and a Bachelor of Science degree in Culinary Nutrition from Johnson & Wales University.
Dr. Mickey Rubin is the Executive Director of the Egg Nutrition Center. Dr. Rubin began his career in the food industry at Kraft Foods where he served as a Senior Nutrition Scientist. Dr. Rubin then served as Principal Scientist at Provident Clinical Research. Most recently, Dr. Rubin spent 8 years as Vice President of Nutrition Research at National Dairy Council.
A member of the American Society of Nutrition, Dr. Rubin graduated from Indiana University-Bloomington with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology. He also earned a Master’s Degree in Exercise and Sport Science from the University of Memphis, and later earning a Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology from the University of Connecticut where his research interests included exercise endocrinology, sports nutrition, and the effects of dietary interventions on cardiometabolic health outcomes. Dr. Rubin is also the author or co-author of numerous peer-reviewed scientific papers and text book chapters covering the topics of nutrition and exercise science.