Good Foods Hires Malin Benicek as Vice President of Technical Services

PLEASANT PRAIRIE, Wis. – Good Foods, a category leader of plant-based dips and good for you products, announces the hire of Malin Benicek as vice president of technical services. Benicek will lead the global food safety initiatives as well as the quality management strategies, programs and standards.

Benicek brings more than 30 years of experience to his new role, having previously served as the executive vice president of quality assurance, food safety and regulatory affairs for Schuman Cheese Inc. and Wayne Farms LLC. 

“We believe adding Malin to the team will be crucial for maintaining the success of our company and products,” said Kurt Penn, founder and CEO of Good Foods. “His experience and passion for improving food safety and quality assurance standards makes him the perfect fit for this role.”

After earning a master’s degree in food microbiology from the University of Wisconsin, Benicek went on to work in various industry segments, including prepared foods, food ingredient manufacturing, cultures, and enzymes.

“I’m honored to be joining the Good Foods team,” said Benicek. “Good Foods’ dedication to using the most advanced technologies in food manufacturing and safety is simply the best in the industry. I’m deeply committed to advancing the business growth both nationally and internationally.”

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About Good Foods

Good Foods, LLC is a leader in providing healthy, all-natural products such as guacamoles, dips, salads, and dressings. Good Foods creates convenient snacks and meal options that are made with real ingredients, free of preservatives and artificial flavors. The brand’s products are packaged using high pressure processing that uses cold water pressure, keeping foods safe and at their peak freshness. For more information, please visit