David Young

David Young

Food Consultant

"David started his food and drink career with Sainsbury over 25 years ago, responsible for buying perishable foods, establishing strong relationships and dynamic sales growth, wanting a breadth of experience he moved to Booker where he was responsible for buying and innovation for fast moving chilled foods and the operational disciplines that go with this... read more"

Remember a time when business was completed ethically, between people with common dreams and goals? - So do we.

In a world where this is becoming increasingly rare we pride ourselves in serving our clients in a manner that engenders trust, grows their business the way they want it to grow, provides support when they need it within a framework where we can achieve this with personality and charm.

With 20+ years of experience on both sides of the desk Buying, Selling, Product Development, Category Development Supply Chain, Business and Strategy planning for Sainsbury, Booker and the Cooperative in Retail and Food Manufacturing businesses ranging from Global to start up (new). I will give you an honest assessment of what you need, how far your product can go, what it will cost and you will only pay for the things that you actually need for your business success.

Most consumers do not appreciate how sophisticated the UK grocery industry has become over the last 20 years, or what proportion of household disposable revenue it represents It has never been as good a time as NOW to create innovation in this market but vitally needs careful and considered planning before diving into things like packaging, marketing and PR investment.

"...Once I met David he showed me how to present my products, helped me with negotiation with my contract manufacturer and with my customers..."

Island Cuisine