Lynn Petrak

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Lynn Petrak is senior editor at Progressive Grocer and a veteran of the food retailing industry with nearly 30 years of experience. Lynn is well-versed in all aspects of the industry and has also contributed to brands including Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery, Meat & Poultry, Dairy Field, Farm to Plate, Refrigerated & Frozen Foods Retailer and Store Brands. Lynn also held key communications roles with dairy and beef trade associations. She has also taught journalism classes and earned a journalism degree from Northern Illinois University in 1991.



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