8th Euro Global Diabetes Summit and Medicare Expo
Cargill Research & Development Center
Peter Decock graduated as Food Technologist in 1979 at HAS University of Applied Sciences. He started as R&D Project Leader at General Mills and in 1985 became R&D Manager at OZF responsible for confectionary, fine bakery, chocolate and ice cream. In 1989, he moved to Gist-brocades (now DSM) as European Technology Manager to lead the development of new pastry and bread ingredients and monitor corporate R&D projects. He joined Cargill in 1992 as Deputy Manager of the European Food Application Centre. From 1995, he directed more than 10 years a multidisciplinary team to successfully launch erythritol on the global market. Since 2006, he leads Global Nutrition and Regulatory Affairs. The research he currently directs targets dietary and personal care solutions for improved oral and cardiovascular health.