Top Women in Grocery

Congratulations to Susan Flake, Director, Global Business Development, Avery Dennison Identification Solutions and the exceptional women being recognized as Top Women in Grocery. 

Susan’s passion to achieve greater food safety and food waste reduction through digital solutions is transforming the food industry for grocers and restaurants, and paving the way for positive social and environmental impact.

In Susan’s leadership role, she drives next generation digital solutions and growth strategies in the food space, with a strong focus on achieving item-level freshness, traceability, transparency, labor efficiency and food waste reduction for the grocery industry. Susan is responsible for building and executing the business development strategy for the global food segment of Avery Dennison Identification Solutions, leading her team to drive new growth in the food industry for Avery Dennison through adoption of our Freshmarx Solutions across the supply chain from growers through grocery retail and restaurant back of house.

Susan is adept at addressing unmet market needs to create transformational solutions through continuous, strong partnerships across the industry to develop business cases, deliver pilot plans with customer-specific ROI, and rollout key food technologies with a focus on RFID and intelligent labeling. Guided by Susan’s leadership, her team has created a path for Avery Dennison Identification Solutions to be the leading digital transformation in the grocery industry.

Read more about the Rising Stars honored in this year’s Top Women in Grocery awards here


Our Freshmarx® solutions solve food-industry challenges related to food safety, efficiency and profitability.

The Freshmarx suite includes hardware, software, labels, applications and service toward automating cooler temperature monitoring as well as ingredient prep and prepared-food labeling, and enabling RFID inventory visibility for restaurant, grocery and convenience stores.

Interested in more information? Call 800-504-6650 or contact our solutions experts.