Consultant Directory

This page provides a directory of consultants who offer services in food science and technology. All those on the list are members of IFST, at Member or Fellow level. Consultancy services are offered by the individuals or businesses listed and not by IFST. Consultants have undertaken to comply with our Code of Professional Conduct. All details on the listings are provided by the consultants.
Richard Bradford-Knox
MSc, CSci, RFoodSM, MIFST

RBK Consultants
17 Rowton Heath
Preston
PR2 3US

+44 (0) 1772 875 013
+44 (0) 7906 135 558

Auditor and Consultant: food safety management systems, due diligence analysis - mergers and acquisitions. Other activities: author & researcher - approaches to the management of hazards and risks and the improvement of food safety standards through cooperation and collaboration.

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 over 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.

Julie Worthington
BSc (Hons) in Food Science, ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Implementer, Level 4 Health and Safety CIEH, BTEC Environmental Health Studies 1998, RSci.

JW Food Safety Consultancy Ltd
Norwich
+44 (0) 7973 366074

Food Safety Consultant with over 30 years’ experience, specialising in developing and maintaining quality management systems for companies based on relevant food safety standards i.e. BRC, SALSA, ISO, Organic, FEMAS or SFBB. This includes HACCP, allergen risk assessments, internal audits and supplier audits.

Louise Roberts
BSc, PGCE, FIFST, RFoodSM, CSci

Alimenti Food Sciences Ltd
Open Spaces
Upper Interfields
Malvern
WR14 1UT

+44 (0) 7904 384 833

Getting to the core of food safety. Food safety and quality management consultancy specialising in working with food and drink producers who feel documentation is overwhelming them. Experienced microbiologist. HACCP and supply chain risk assessment specialist. Bespoke food safety training. Interim or consultancy, need help? Get in touch!

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.

Stephen Kershaw
MSc, FIFST, MRSB, MRSC, MCSFS, FRSPH, FHEA, CBiol, CChem

Stephen Kershaw Technical Consultancy Ltd
10 Speedwell Close
Lowton
Warrington
WA3 2GT

+44 (0) 1612 473 371
+44 (0) 7889 976 161

All types of food, drink, and raw materials. Quality and analysis. Hygiene, shelf-life, labelling. Technical support for litigation including insurance claims, personal injury, and advertising. Technical writer.

Peter Wareing
BSc, PhD, RFoodSM, FIFST

P Wareing Food Safety Ltd
Gillingham
Kent
ME7 1QB

+44 (0) 7766 603 033

Over 30 year's food safety experience, including risk assessments, troubleshooting, audit guidance. Training includes food microbiology, soft drinks, HACCP and internal auditing. Food mycology expertise in acidic and dried foods, confectionery and soft drinks. Expert witness for civil and criminal cases, prosecution and defence.

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.

Ian Meek
BSc (Hons) Food Technology, FIFST

Food Technical Services
15 Broom Drive
Inverness
IV2 4EG

+44 (0) 1463 229 593
+44 (0) 7780 965 049

Food Technologist (ex Technical Director) more than 30 years experience, good networks, with client base of 200+ businesses. Confidential advice/support: factory and process design and development, food safety/legality, certification preparation, HACCP training and guidance. Expertise in high-care fish processing. See website for broader skills, example projects, case studies.

Sharon Brown
FIFST

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.