Jonny Rolin, PhD
Food Scientist – Seafood
Jonny Rolin is a seafood food scientist with Perennia Food and Agriculture Corporation. He holds a bachelors of medical science in biochemistry and physiology from Western University, and earned a doctorate in food science from Dalhousie University in 2019, specializing in seafood chemistry and food analysis. He has experience in bioprocessing of marine products, and optimizing post-harvest food handling and processing strategies to achieve desired outcomes related to quality and safety. In his role with Perennia, he supports the Nova Scotia seafood sector pursue product development and innovation opportunities, assists companies evaluate and overcome technical challenges related to seafood handling, processing and food safety, and he facilitates continuous quality improvement and process optimization initiatives for seafood businesses.