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.
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.

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.

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.

Peter Berry Ottaway
BSc, FIFST, MRSB, FRSPH, CBiol, CSci

Berry Ottaway & Associates
Buckingham
MK18 1RQ

+44 (0) 1559 362109

Founded in 1974, independent consultancy on food science, technical and UK & EU regulatory issues, specialising in food supplements, functional foods (e.g. sports foods, meal replacements etc.) and their ingredients; formulation review, labelling and claims, novel foods, product stability, quality assurance, GMP, HACCP, product complaints troubleshooting, training.

Ian Meek
BSc (Hons) Food Technology, FIFST, RFoodSM

Food Technical Services
15 Broom Drive
Inverness
IV2 4EG

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

Food Technologist (ex Technical Director) with good networks offering: training, confidential, professional, bespoke advice/support and technical management services: factory design, product/process development, food safety/quality, preparation for accreditation (BRC, SALSA etc), HACCP training and guidance services. Ready to eat products – with expertise in high care fish processing/smoking and export/UK retail supply.

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.

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.

Catherine Riley
BSc (Hons), RFoodSM, FIFST, MSOFHT

Clear Compliance Ltd
Leeds
LS25 6HJ

+44 (0) 7795 182 116

I am passionate about food safety and delivering tailored, clear and practical technical support. Food safety systems. HACCP, VACCP, BRCGS, SALSA. Allergen management, food hygiene ratings, labelling, training. Audits - internal, third party, supplier. Manufacturing including packaging, wholesale, distribution, agents, hospitality, retail. Companies - large or small. Need help? Please call me.

Barbara Bray MBE
FIFST, RFoodSM, RNutr, NSch

Alo Solutions
114-120 Northgate
Chester
CH1 2HT

+44 (0) 1617 289 025
+44 (0) 7720 700 297

Food safety, quality management systems consultant, specialising in compliance with BRC and retailer standards for chilled produce. Registered nutritionist experienced in recipe development, allergen risk assessment and writing product specification on retailer systems. ISO 22000 Lead Auditor conducting M&S Select Produce (Field to Fork) and supplier audits. Technical training and development. Consultancy and Interim.