International Dehydrated Foods, Inc. (IDF) has announced a strategic promotion and an addition to its team of food ingredient experts. Jan Miller has been promoted to National Accounts Manager and Technical Sales Associates (TSA), headed by Bill Becht, has been added to the list of Independent Sales Agents for International Dehydrated Foods, Inc. TSA will cover specific accounts in Northern Illinois and Wisconsin.

“Jan Miller has been with IDF since 1993 as our Midwest Sales Manager. She will now focus on key accounts nationwide and manage TSA to maximize the potential in their market,” stated Bob Hoopingarner, Vice President Sales and Marketing. “She will also coordinate sales activity within our nationwide Independent Sales Agent network for key accounts that have multiple decision making locations in different regions of the country,” added Hoopingarner.

Bill Becht, President of Technical Sales Associates, stated “TSA has been in business since 1984 and brings IDF experience from all technical areas in the food business, including Research and Development, Quality Assurance, Technical Service and Sales of Ingredients. We specialize in savory ingredients and work to provide our customers with expertise and innovation now and in the future.” According to Hoopingarner, “After an extensive review of potential representatives in the region, we chose TSA based on their vast experience, technical expertise, strong customer relationships, and a product line synergistic with IDF’s.”

IDF is a world leader in the development, processing and distribution of basic poultry ingredients, including: spray-dried meat powder, fat and broth powders, frozen concentrated and shelf-stable concentrated chicken broth, as well as shelf-stable liquid chicken fat. For further information on how IDF can help fulfill your food processing needs, please call, write or visit