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Barry McGookin

Barry McGookin

General Manager Innovation, Capabilities and Skills, Food Innovation Australia Limited (FIAL)
Barry is the General Manager of Innovation for Food Innovation Australia with 30+yrs in the food and agri-business industry working with innovations both pre and post farm gate, domestic, foodservice and export markets. With both a food technology and marketing background, Barry has worked with170+ companies over the last8years,providingIdea-Market and innovation support across the whole Agri-Food supply chain, including supporting development of new approaches to protein snacks for the elderly, alternative beverage packaging and removing single use plastics in food service. As a passionate connector of solutions for companies with questions, one of Barry’s great joys is working with so many inspirational, innovative companies taking on Australia and the world

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