Marjeta Čandek Potokar is a researcher at the Agricultural Institute of Slovenia. She graduated in Animal Science and has a PhD in Food Science. Her main research area is meat science. Current research topics comprise: (1) the local Krškopolje pig breed, (2) castration issues (boar taint, immunocastration, nutrition, product quality), (3) dry cured products, (4) carcass classification methods, and (5) use of NIRS for meat quality assessment. She has led seven national projects and participated in many EU projects (EUPIGCLASS, YOUNG-TRAIN, PIGCAS, TRUEFOOD, COST FAIM, COST IPEMA, ERA-NET SUSI); presently she coordinates H2020 project TREASURE. She is habilitted at the Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences of the University of Maribor as a lecturer of technology of animal products. She has authored over 60 SCI papers, numerous professional articles, conference contributions, and book chapters.