Dr. Bernd Koehler, The Edlong Corporation
Dr. Bernd Koehler
Global VP of R&D
The Edlong Corporation

Dr. Bernd Koehler serves as the Global VP of R&D for Edlong, the internationally recognized leader in dairy and dairy-type flavors. He holds a Dr. rer. nat. Degree in Food Chemistry and Medicinal Microbiology from the University of Wuerzburg, Germany. In 2001, Bernd started his professional career working in the Chemistry Department of Labor L+S in Bad Bocklet. After working as the regional head of R&D at LR-International in Ahlen, he joined Wrigley’s Global Scientific & Regulatory Affairs team in Munich in 2004. Six years later, Bernd moved to the U.S. where he managed the corporate analytical laboratory at the Wrigley-MARS Global Innovation Center in Chicago, IL. From 2012 until 2022, Bernd worked for McCain Foods Limited in Oakbrook Terrace where he oversaw a broad, cross-functional team of experts in Food Science, Process Engineering, Analytical, Sensory and Regulatory, dedicated to bringing new technologies to the McCain business.