Heather Anfang, senior vice president of U.S. Dairy Foods for Arden Hills, Minn.-based Land O’Lakes Inc., joins us for Episode 7 of the “Let’s Talk Dairy” podcast. A 20-year veteran of Land O’Lakes, Anfang oversees strategic and commercial activities in the Dairy Retail and Foodservice businesses, partners to drive overall brand health, and encourages the continued engagement and development of team members within the Dairy Foods business. As Land O’Lakes celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, Anfang shares with us the cooperative’s approach to innovation, as well as the importance of innovation to its success.
In this episode, Anfang discusses:
- What innovation means to the Land O’Lakes and its member-owners as it celebrates its anniversary.
- The cooperative’s unique approach to innovation.
- How innovation helped Land O’Lakes turn in a strong performance in fiscal year 2020, despite COVID-19 pandemic-related challenges.
- Untapped opportunities for innovation within the cooperative — and within the dairy processing industry.
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