PMMI Podcast

Episode #65 - Do Food Processing Facilities Need a Complete Overhaul?

Guest: Aaron Hand, Editor in Chief, Profood World

The food processing industry kept food in our stores and meals on our plates despite unprecedented workforce issues, food shortages and pandemic-based plant closings over the past year and a half. For the inaugural unPACKed with Profood World, newly appointed Editor in Chief Aaron Hand revisits the year in food processing and discusses the industry’s plans going forward to ensure better-prepared facilities to deal with unexpected events, like a global pandemic.


Aaron Hand

Aaron Hand
Aaron Hand

Aaron Hand has three decades of experience in B-to-B publishing with a particular focus on technology. He has been with PMMI Media Group since 2013, much of that time as Executive Editor for Automation World, where he focused on continuous process industries. Prior to joining ProFood World full time, Aaron worked as Editor at Large for PMMI Media Group, reporting for all publications on a wide variety of industry developments, including advancements in packaging for consumer products and pharmaceuticals, food and beverage processing, and industrial automation. At ProFood World, he covers automation, features, case studies, and packaging. Aaron holds a B.A. in Journalism from Indiana University and an M.S. in Journalism from the University of Illinois.

UnPACKed with Profood World