Our Judges

We are very grateful to our judges, who taste and scrutinise hundreds of products every year, giving valuable feedback. Our judges are made up of food industry experts from all aspects, from chefs and nutritionists to packaging experts and food technologists.



Meet Our 2022 Judges

Editor & Brand and Creative Content Manager
Consommé Magazine & Amanda Bootes PR
Managing Director
TQS Food Consulting Ltd
Owner
Mrs Bun the Baker Cookery School
International Trade Adviser, Food & Drink
Department for International Trade
Senior Recipe Development Manager
Green Chef
Account Manager
Newlyweds Foods
Product Development Manager
Sainsburys
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General Manager/Owner
Market House
NPD Manager
Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses
Operations Director
Hoxby
Head of New Product Development
Bart Ingredients
NPD Technologist
Lazy Day Foods
Founder
Dreams Baker
Commercial Director
Tweakd
Digital Marketing Consultant
DG Consulting
Founder and Insight Director
Contigo Management
International Head of Strategic Product Development
HelloFresh
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Owner
Twelve Communications
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Head of NPD
National Organic Products
Innovation Consultant
FIS Group
Product Developer
Co-op
Vice President of Product
HelloFresh
Director
Caliendo's Gelato
Managing Director
Visionary Food Solutions
Food Standards Consultant
GDT Consultancy
Foodservice Development Consultant
OOH Consulting
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Head of Innovation & Category Development
Vitacress
HEAD OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
PAPA JOHN'S
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Director
Tickeat
Director
In 2 Food Innovation Ltd
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Product Development Technologist
Jardox Ltd.
Freelance Journalist
Freelance Journalist
Consultant and Advisor
Facilit8 and Flourish
Partner & Technical Innovation Manager
Waitrose & Partners
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Managing Director
England Marketing
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Head Innovation Chef
Greencore
Owner
Drawing Inspiration
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MD
Scandinavian Kitchen
Director
Richer Food Limited
Senior NPD Manager
Empire Bespoke Foods
Senior Food Innovation Manager
Gousto
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Technical and Development Specialist
Pi Food Projects
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European Category Manager
Ecotone
Head of Quality and Delivery
Co-op
Information Systems Manager
Caterforce
Owner
Nourish
Senior Development Technologist
The Flava People
Founder
KINETA
Chief Go Getter
Find me the Leads Limited
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Director
Lemon Leaf Distribution Limited
Head of Marketing
Rowcliffe
Founder
Consulting by Lucy Georgia
Business Manager
Strategos Limited
Influencer
@luisainsta
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Technical Manager
Mindful Chef
Development Chef
Alliance NZ farmers produce
Development Chef
Tastehead
Head of Product Development for By Amazon
Amazon
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Culinary Ingredient Lead
HelloFresh
Food and Drink Business Development
Invest Northern Ireland
Finsbury Foods
Foodservice Development Director/ Food Consultant
Fox's Burtons Companies & Fridge Fallout
Innovation Manager
Jordans Dorset & Ryvita
Principal Research Chef
Pepsico International Ltd
Director
Facilit8 & Flourish Ltd
Head of NPD
Revolution Kitchen
Innovation & Awards Coordinator
Asda
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Chef director
That Hungry Chef
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Head of NPD & Innovation
Samworth Brothers
Applications Manager
Lionel Hitchen Ltd
Managing Director
Belenora Ltd
Innovation, Development & Commercial Lead
Symingtons
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Head of Food
Charlie Bigham's
R&D Innovation Director
Food Science Fusion Ltd
Head of Development
BAKKAVOR
Senior Brand Manager, Squeaky Bean
The Compleat Food Group
Senior Market Research Consultant
The NPD Group
Director
Simon Bell Food Industry Consulting Ltd
Founder
OF Plus Ltd
Product Developer
Waitrose
Founder
Moving Food Ltd
Chef Director
Steve Walpole Ltd
Commercial Director
F2F Media Ltd
Innovation Lead
Greencore M&S
Director
Create - Innovation & Development Ltd
Lecturer and Innovation Consultant
The Food Launchpad
Director & Co Founder
thefoodpeople
Senior Development & Innovation Chef
Waitrose & Partners