40 Under 40, Class of 2021

Michael Schwieterman



Job Title

Head of Flavor and Nutrition


Michael Schwieterman, PhD, Director of New Crops and Flavor at Plenty oversees a team to explore future crops for vertical farms and their flavor potential. Prior to his work at Plenty, Michael established a Chemistry Lab for Driscoll's to drive trait discovery and cultivar development in all berries. Michael earned his doctorate in plant molecular and cellular biology from the University of Florida, where he studied flower development and fruit chemistry.

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