The food industry is challenging, fast paced and complicated and everyone needs help to support their teams from time to time. Whatever your challenge, I am here to help.
The food industry is challenging, fast paced and complicated and everyone needs help to support their teams from time to time. Whatever your challenge, I am here to help
I have spent my career solving a multitude of problems throughout the industry so whether you need to utilise my skills in team development, retailer management or innovation and product development I am here to help and support your needs.
Different people approach me with different challenges – click on the examples below to find out how I can help add value to your business.
Challenge 1 - How can I improve the quality and food safety of fresh produce?
Examples include development and implementation of grower audit standards, customer complaint reduction strategies or identifying and delivering opportunities for extending shelf life.
Challenge 2 - How do I strengthen relationships with retailers?
Businesses can stay ahead of the curve by understanding retail strategy so that they can evolve to compete effectively. I have worked extensively with all leading UK retailers across various categories and understand the way that they work, their motivations and how to keep them happy.
Examples include: sharing insights through working with client teams in order to help them develop the necessary skills and strategies to gain competitive advantage.
Challenge 3 - How can I use data to add value to my supply chains?
Examples include: UK Government led Agrimetrics team who have developed a web based platform which can collect, store and analyse agri-food data. Their aim is to catalyse a data ecosystem in which knowledge is created and disseminated using data and modelling as the currency. By interpreting their data analytics I can identify key findings that can deliver both information and knowledge back to businesses so that solutions can be found that can produce real competitive advantage.
Challenge 4 - How do I build a credible innovation pipeline?
Examples include varietal development and breeding programmes, the development of novel technologies, re-engineering equipment design and bringing new concept product developments to market.
Challenge 5 - I need a great food technologist troubleshooter
I have spent the past 20 years building this knowledge and breadth of experience across ambient, chilled and frozen food so that I am able to fully understand whole supply chains and their complexities, how to challenge and improve them to deliver sustainable, profitable solutions for business.