Cheese Balls


The idea is quite simple.  We ask leading figures in the Food and Drink Sector to let us have their thoughts.  More specifically:-

For their Business - One success from the last year

For their sector - Two challenges and Three forecasts

Contributors so far

  • Simon Stenning - one of the UK's leading minds on the eating out market
  • Karen Green - food business mentor and author 
  • Mark Suthern - head of Agriculture and Food for Barclays Bank
  • Nicola Thomas - director of the Food and Drink Exporters Association
  • Erik Wallin - founder and CMO of high-tech business Northfork
  • Steve Osborn - co-founder of food innovation business Aurora Ceres
  • Guy Moreton - CEO of food and agriculture recruitment specialists MorePeople 
  • Sam Feller - co-founder of gourmet popcorn brand Popcorn Shed
  • John Giles - divisional Director of Promar International
  • Val Braybrooks - Dean of the University of Lincoln's Holbeach campus
  • Christine Tacon - chair of fresh produce training and recruitment scheme MDS Ltd
  • Paul Jenkins - founder of packaging consultancy ThePackHub
  • Greg Campher - founder of sustainable coffee brand Easy Jose Coffee
  • Lee Chapman - director of multi-disciplinary practice, Arctica
  • Steve Maxwell - CEO of Worldwide Fruit
  • William Burgess  - Chairman of Burgess Farms/Produce World Group
  • Shane Brennan - CEO of the Cold Chain Federation
  • Duncan Swift -  Partner and Head of Food at accountants Moore UK

We thank our contributors, and if you have any comments please do get in touch with Mark Dodds,