With 19 years of food ingredient experience, Nicola started her career in food phosphate Chemistry at Albright &Wilson/ Rhodia Food whilst studying Food Science and Nutrition at Oxford Brooks University. Then spent two years focussing on technical services for a Fiske Food Ingredients for the application of a wide ingredient portfolio incorporating starches, hydrocolloids and nutritional products. Nicola worked for 10 years at G.C. Hahn/Tate & Lyle Food Systems on the technical and commercial implementation of functional ingredient systems through kitchen and factory processes of multiple sectors of the food industry. Working with NPD and process teams to ensure optimum ingredient integration within their businesses to ensure project briefs are met. With a “hands-on” solution provision she approached to provide trouble shooting initiatives, cost savings, improved efficiencies, product reformulation, shelf life extension and texture modification to name a few.
Joined the team at KaTech in 2016.