An experienced team here to help every step of the way
Meet the Team
Led by founders, Simon and Heather, SH Foodie is home to a group of passionate, experienced and creative food and drink development specialists.
Specialising in supporting entrepreneurs and start-ups, the team will be at hand for all your unique requirements - whether it’s transforming existing recipes or starting from scratch. Meet the team below!
Product & Recipe Development
Heather is a dedicated food scientist with over 30 years of experience whipping-up recipes. Ambient, chilled, frozen or drinkable, Heather is renowned for finding creative ingredient-based solutions. Working across the industry with both start-ups to develop recipes from scratch and larger acclaimed companies to transform existing food and drink products, Heather can offer a unique perspective gained through her years of experience. Happiest when in the SH Foodie development kitchen, Heather will lead on the recipe development of your brief.
Business Mentor & Manufacturing
Simon is a commercial manufacturing expert - with over 25 years of experience launching products to shelves, his experience gained across the process from board level to shop floor provides second to none support for SH Foodie clients. Having launched his own brand to market, he understands first hand the challenges that face entrepreneurs and SMEs, and brings his solution-based approach to the brief. A true foodie, Simon supports on the development process from start to finish, providing mentoring after launch to market and consulting on brand re-development needs too.
Head of Innovation
Jo is an experienced product developer and joined SH Foodie in 2020 bringing with her bags of cross-category experience and a wealth of knowledge in product development, ingredient expertise and factory processes. Jo has worked with many brands, large and small, from Innocent Drinks to Marks & Spencer. A degree qualified food technologist, Jo is here to ensure your product is based on science as well as exceptional taste. She lives and breathes all aspects of food and drink and will be by your side in the kitchen when it’s time to get cooking.
Senior Development Technologist
Julia has been with SH Foodie for 3 brilliant years. With previous chef qualifications, she’s adept at developing interesting new products where taste and quality go hand-in-hand with innovation. She has a background in beverage development and has worked with industry stars including Coldpress and Plenish, amongst others. Julia is constantly in the kitchen at home, cooking-up dishes, especially of the vegetarian variety. A degree qualified food technologist, Julia provides the full package - a chef with scientific knowledge - and will be cooking up in the kitchen with you at SH Foodie.
Business Development Executive
Jo joined SH Foodie in 2020 following an initial step into HR and Administration - but she couldn’t ignore her calling into food and drink. Jo co-ordinates new business at SH Foodie, and will be your first port of call when you enquire about working with us. She’s also at the helm of our social media pages, so you’ll see her passion for food and drink coming through from her travels and time at local eateries.
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