Consultant Directory

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Peter Reilly
BSc, FIFST

Food Product Development Resources
Towbury Pound
High Street, Twyning
Tewkesbury
GL20 6DE


Food product development expert. Experienced food formulator and project manager, adept at concept and product prototype development. Capability to take project through to full manufacture and launch. Particular expertise in health and nutrition sectors especially in low sugar formulations.

Sonia Andre
MSc, RFoodSM, FIFST

Ask Sonia Limited
Bishop’s Stortford
CM23 4FS

+44 (0) 7791 833 390

Technical consultancy services for food, drink & fresh produce businesses: internal auditing, mentoring, training, expert support. Food safety & quality management systems, supplier compliance, due diligence, assistance with HACCP, BRC, SALSA, retailer standards, SFBB guides, etc. Fluent in English, French, Spanish.

Belinda Stuart-Moonlight
BSc(Hons), PhD, FIFST, FRSPH, CFCIEH, RFoodSP, CEnvH, MAE

Moonlight Environmental Ltd
94 Harbour Way
Folkestone
Kent
CT20 1NB

+44 (0) 1303 210 004

Belinda is a renowned food safety expert and consultant with 30 years' experience in the food industry. She regularly appears in high profile food safety cases. Specialisms (particularly meat, bakery and fish sectors) include food safety management systems, HACCP plans, compliance and certification, training, allergen control and factory design.

Carol Raithatha
FIFST, CSci, RSensSci

Carol Raithatha Ltd
Norwich
+44 (0) 7884 183 788

Sensory evaluation, consumer research, and qualitative and quantitative market research. Experienced desk and B2B researcher. Consultancy, training, guidelines and procedures, audits, project management, and interim support. Experience including salt reduction, fat reduction, soft and alcoholic drinks, confectionery, meat products, bakery, fresh produce, flavours, packaging, sweeteners, and a range of ingredients.

John Points
BSc, MIFST, MRSC

Chemical Analysis and Risk Assesment Expert
Newbury
+44 (0) 7876 591 529

Expert on testing for contaminants, allergens, authenticity and fraud. Risk-based testing policies, surveillance plans, and interpretation of results. Laboratory outsourcing. Incident investigation. GFSI Lead Auditor. BRC site preparation, HACCP. Risk assessment of ingredients, labelling advice. Control of cross-contamination on site and supply chain. Food integrity assurance.

Anne Betty
BSc (Hons), MIFST, RNutr

AB Food Nutrition
25 Clayton Way
Blackburn
BB24FZ

+44 (0) 7966 363 767

Anne is a Registered Nutritionist with 20 years' food industry experience in both retail and manufacturing. Specialising in calculating the nutrient composition of products/recipes, Anne can also offer impartial advice on food labelling, applying nutrition claims, specification writing and approval, or to provide an evidence based nutrition resource.

John Fry
PhD, CChem, FIFST, FRSC

Connect Consulting
Park Cottage
Newlands
Haddington
EH41 4PJ

+44 (0)1620 811 091

Low-calorie sweeteners, sugar alternatives: innovation, research, training. Research design and management, data analysis, presentations. Leading authority on technical and sensory properties of sweeteners and sugar replacement. Specialist in technical marketing, communication, public presentation, training. Expert witness.

Ian Finlayson
FIFST

Practical Solutions International Ltd
PO Box 5146
Spencers Wood
Reading
RG7 1YF

Fax +44 (0) 1189 888 033

Over 30 years food safety experience (including Retailer & Technical Director roles). Food safety, quality management systems, sustainability and ethical compliance consultant, specialising in compliance with BRC and retailer standards. Expert in pesticides and residue management. Consultancy and Interim. Mentoring of technical managers.

Anita Park
BEng, RFoodSM, FIFST

42 Barley Way
Littleport
Ely
CB6 1FS

+44 (0) 7867 906 443

Approved BRCGS Food Standard and Food Manufacturing Technical Consultant with a vast range of products experience, also speaking fluent Polish, who specialises in: BRCGS Food Safety Standard Consultancy; GAP analysis against BRC and UK Retailer Standards; Internal auditing; HACCP System audit and advice; Training; Interim Quality & Technical Management.

Sharon Brown
FIFST, RFoodSM

Accar Food Commit
16 Atkins Hill
Wincanton
BA9 9GA

+44 (0) 7426 104 434

Delivering exceptional technical services to the UK Food Industry. BRC8 professional with 30 years hands on experience in 12 food sectors. Specialising in all UK and retailer standards. International and supplier auditing, HACCP system simplification, GMP training, Interim Technical Management and QMS rewrites. Food Safety risk assessments and environmental advice.