Lantmännen Unibake has appointed Dr Stefania Cuffari as head of technical.

Cuffari will be responsible for the technical teams, ensuring high standards are achieved, as well as developing and improving technical efficiencies across the business. She has retail, foodservice and manufacturing experience, having worked in food manufacturing and supply chain.

Lantmännen Unibake said Cuffari’s primary objectives include aligning both factories to ensure all teams work to the same standards and procedures using a Quality Management System.

She will also work to reduce waste and complaints through technical strategy, updated machinery and by coordinating with the production floor to educate personnel on product, process and customer focus.

“I’m looking forward to getting my teeth into the job as head of technical and helping to shape the future of the ever-changing bakery industry,” said Cuffari.

“As one of the leading bakery suppliers to the foodservice and retail sectors, we pride ourselves in our technological advancements which allow us to provide our customers with great products and service.”