WEBINAR | Be an Ambassador for Dairy

In case you missed this fascinating webinar, you can watch the recording here! Be an ambassador for dairy with RediscoverDairy - Your gateway to information about dairy health and nutrition. Your Consumer Education Project of Milk SA (CEP) is your go-to partner for accurate, useful and credible information on the role of dairy in health and nutrition.

By Linda Jackson on 18 February 2021

WEBINAR | Date 3 March 10am

Be an ambassador for dairy with RediscoverDairy - Your gateway to information about dairy health and nutrition.

Your Consumer Education Project of Milk SA (CEP) is your go-to partner for accurate, useful and credible information on the role of dairy in health and nutrition.

Join our presenters Linda Jackson and Adele Krogh as they host this webinar.


Watch the recording here:


You can also download the presentation here:   
Download Be-a-Dairy-Ambassdor.pdf


THE SPEAKERS ARE: 

Christine Leighton

Christine Leighton is the project manager of the Consumer Education Project Milk SA, which focuses on educating consumers and health professionals on the health and nutritional benefits of dairy.

Christine holds a BSc Food Science and Nutrition (Ed) and a MSc Consumer Science from the University of Pretoria, South Africa. She was a researcher in the field of consumer science and sensory evaluation and has written numerous articles and reports on sensory evaluation and consumer insights of food products. Christine is involved in neuromarketing at the Bureau of Market Research of UNISA and assists in various biometric measures for consumer research. During her career, she has worked in the field of food hygiene management and food safety and is qualified in applying HACCP and SANS 2200 at food factory level.

She is currently the president of the South African Society of Dairy Technology and the member of the International Milk Promotions group of the International Dairy Federation (IDF). She is an active member of the IDF Standing Committee on Marketing. Her hobbies include active mountain biking, good food and wine tasting.

Maretha Vermaak

Maretha Vermaak is the dietitian for the Consumer Education Project Milk South Africa since 2008.

She holds a B Dietetic degree and a Post-graduate Diploma in Hospital Dietetics from the University of Pretoria, in South Africa and has been working as a Registered Dietitian in private practice for 20 years, before joining Milk SA.

Maretha is currently an active member of the IDF’s standing committee nutrition and health (SCNH) and Science Programme Coordinating Committee (SPCC). Maretha was also co-author of the scientific paper of the SA Food-Based Dietary Guideline “Have milk, maas and yoghurt every day”.

 

Jeandré Johnston

Jeandré Johnston is the food science and communications officer of the Consumer Education Project of Milk SA since 2019.


Jeandré holds a MSc in Food Science from the University of Pretoria, South Africa. His research focused on the development and use of naturally occurring nano-structures as stabilisers in fermented whey beverages. His joint passion for the dairy industry and education resulted in an interest in communicating information. He has several years’ experience facilitating both at university and industry level, working at various dairy factories across SA and has been working in the dairy industry since 2015.


Jeandré is a member of the South African Society of Dairy Technology and SAAFoST. He has a flair for hosting and making good food.