Topigs Norsvin is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Dustin Boler as Meat Scientist. Dr. Boler’s responsibilities will encompass research and development activities, sales and marketing support, customer technical service, and allied industry support. His focus will be on the North American market.
Dr. Boler brings his global experience, knowledge, and expertise to Topigs Norsvin. His ‘farm-to-plate’ approach to meat science and pork production has been well-received in the USA and around the world, and will strengthen Topigs Norsvin’s position as innovative partner for the entire pork production chain including pork quality at the customer level.
Previously Dr. Boler was Associate Professor in the Meat Science Laboratory at the University of Illinois. His research activities focused on fresh and processed meat quality of pork, beef, and poultry. Dustin interacted with various industry partners to evaluate the effects of on-farm practices on carcass characteristics, cutability, and quality. Additionally, he investigated processed meat quality, especially issues relating to fat quality and bacon production.