Peter Headridge has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer at Campden BRI. Headridge brings with him over 27 years’ experience in the food industry and was the former Vice President of R&D, Quality, Nutrition (Health & Wellness) & Regulatory EMEA at the Kellogg Company. He will lead and oversee the organisation’s science and technology divisions.
Barbara Lunnon has also joined as Associate Director, Consulting (Science). Lunnon joins Campden BRI from global bakery leader CSM Bakery Solutions where she was Director of Product Marketing responsible for strategy development and implementation for various baked goods and cake portfolios. She began her career at Unilever. She will be responsible for Campden BRI’s science-led consultancy activities.
Campden BRI provide the food and drink industry with the practical scientific, technical and advisory services needed to ensure product safety and quality, process efficiency and product and process innovation. Its services can loosely be categorised under four pillars:
Analysis and testing – microbiological, chemical, physical and sensory analytical services – helping to ensure safety and optimise product quality
Operational support – helping companies ‘do the day job’. Troubleshooting manufacturing problems – ingredients, processing, packaging, advising on hygienic design and maintenance, supporting implementation of systems such as HACCP and risk management, and helping with product development
Research and Innovation – industrially relevant research chosen and funded by members, as well as work for government departments and agencies
Knowledge Management – industrial best practice guideline publications, a wide range of training courses, seminars and conferences, and expert technical and legislation information and advice.