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consultant , Food products company executive

Simon Samuel Jackel, American food products company executive, consultant. Recipient United States Army Air Force Exceptional Civilian Service award 1943, Wisdom Hall of Fame award, 1978, Research grant United States Public Health Service, 1947-1950.


Jackel, Simon Samuel was born on November 11, 1917 in New York City. Son of Victor and Sadie (Unger) Jackel.


Bachelor of Science, City College of New York, 1938;postgraduate studies, University of Illinois, 1941-1942;AM, Columbia University, 1947;Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1950.


Head fermentation division Fleischmann Laboratory, Stamford, Connecticut, 1944-1959. Vice president Research and Development Vico Products Company, Chicago, 1959-1961. Laboratory director Quality Bakers of America Cooperative Inc., Greenwich, Connecticut, 1961-1974.

Vice president research director Sunbeam Baked Foods, 1974-1984. Director Research and Development, operating committee Bakers Research and Development Service, 1969-1984. President Plymouth Technology Services, Tarpon Springs, Florida, from 1951.

International consultant, from 1984. Science advisory committee American Institute Baking, 1970-1991, sanitation education advisory committee, 1978-1981. International consultant food products, ingredients, since 1984.


  • Other Work

    • Technology editor Bakery Production and Marketing Magazine, 1968-1985. Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee in field.


Director hearing aid audiology Jewish Home and Hospital for Aged, New York City, 1951-1976. Member industry advisory committee North Dakota State University, 1977-1985. Chairman investment committee, board directors Foundation Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater, since 1994.

Treasurer, board directors Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater, 1997-1998. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute Chemists, American Association Cereal Chemists (chairman milling and baking division 1973-1974, Charles N. Frey award 1981, bakery columnist Cereal Foods World 1984-1995, honorary fellow 1993). Member American Chemical Society (50 year Membership award 1995), American Society Bakery Engineers (chairman technical information service committee 1979-1995), American Bakers Association (nutrition committee 1971-1977, chairman technical liason committee to the United States Department Agriculture 1975-1987, food technical regulatory affairs committee 1977-1991.

Alternate governor 1978-1987, associate governor 1988-1995), Indiana Bakers Association (consultant food safety committee 1977-1980, labeling committee 1978-1984, technical affairs committee 1978-1984, co-chairman labeling and good manufacturing practices committee 1984-1994), Institute Food Technologists (50 year Membership award 2000), New York Academy of Sciences, New York City Chemists Club, Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Upsilon.


Married Betty Carlson, January 22, 1954. Children: Phyliss Marcia (deceased), Glenn Edward.

Victor Jackel

Sadie (Unger) Jackel

Betty Carlson

Phyliss Marcia Jackel (deceased)

Glenn Edward Jackel