Specific areas of expertise

Our team has comprehensive knowledge of the Flavour & Speciality Ingredient markets, spanning; Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical and Human Nutrition. Market expertise includes, but is not limited to:

  • Flavours - sweet, savory, beverages, snacks, seasonings, dairy, & pharma.
  • Functional & Specialty ingredients - starches, sweeteners, emulsifiers, sugars, hydrocolloids, enzymes, oils & fats, proteins, cocoa etc.
  • Colours & Naturals - nutraceuticals, natural colours, fruit preps, concentrates, NFCs, purees etc.

Typical Placements

We have extensive experience in placing Senior Commercial, Technical & Operational personnel and our reach extends across UK, Europe & US

  • VP Sales
  • Regional President
  • CCO
  • Sales Director
  • Regional Director
  • GKA’s
  • Flavours Division Director
  • Strategic Account Manager
  • General Manager
  • Export Sales
  • Technical Director
  • Innovation Director
  • Senior Flavourist
  • R&D Manager/Director
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Marketing Director
  • Global Category Manager
  • Head of Sales
  • Head of Global Innovation
  • VP Global Accounts
  • Product Manager

Our Team

Jamie Pickup

Managing Consultant

Paul Hickey

Managing Director

Stuart Brown


Plamen Ivanoff

Executive Chairman

Oliver Bradley

Head of Product Delivery

James O'Brien

Managing Consultant

Melanie Burton

Senior Consultant

James Lai

Project Delivery Consultant

Julie Liu

Operations Manager

Maria Papadakis

Marketing Manager

Michael Basford


Kathy Dunkinson

PA to Chairman

Eli Barenholz

GrassGreener Europe

Henriette Oppenheim

GrassGreener Europe

Cees Voerman

GrassGreener Europe

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