About Dennis

A chemical engineering graduate of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), Dennis Forte spent ten years with the MARS Corporation. During this time he was involved in both Process and Product Development roles within the areas of Confectionery, Canned Petfood and Dry Petfood Extrusion Technologies.

He then spent five years with The Uncle Tobys Company as the Process Engineering Manager, where he was actively involved in the quantification and optimization of the various unit operations employed in the manufacture of Ready - To - Eat Breakfast Cereals and Snacks.

His key areas of expertise include Extrusion Processing, Process Modeling, Process Optimization and Drying Technology.

He is now practicing as an independent Engineering Consultant to the food industry, providing technical support, design expertise and training to a broad range of manufacturers throughout Australia and South-East Asia.