Almetta Foods Company is owned and operated by three equal partners.
Ajeet Khalsa, CEO & Operations: 35 years CPG experience. Former VP Supply Chain for Golden Temple / Yogi Tea Products. Broad based background, domestic & international, in both the ongoing management as well as the growth and expansion of all operations based functional areas including production, engineering, QMS and warehousing as well purchasing, procurement, forecasting, inventory management, budgeting, planning, capital projects, tactical and strategic planning.
Guru Hari Khalsa, VP Product Development: 35 years of experience as lead product developer, formulator and product innovator award winning Yogi brand teas, in addition to numerous ready-to-eat cereals, herbal dietary supplements, and skin and hair products. Extensive work developing private label products for Trader Joe’s, Pepperidge Farms, Tesco, Target, Starbucks, Kraft, and Annie’s Natural and Organics. Specialization in natural, organic and non-GMO foods with additional background and training in Ayurveda and Classical Chinese Medicine as they relate to health nutrition.
Roger Best, Marketing & Sales: Several years experience in engineering and product management at GE and 30 years marketing consulting with major companies such as 3M, Dow Chemical, Dow-Corning, DuPont, GE, HP, Kodak, MediaOne, Tektronix, US West and many others. He is author of Market-Based Management (6th ed. and co-author of Consumer Behavior 11th ed. and Emeritus Professor of Marketing at the University of Oregon.