Nick Henson

Nick Henson

Food Product Development Consultant
Nick is a hands-on NPD practitioner, originally trained as a Food Scientist at the University of Reading, with over 35 years of experience within product development in the food industry, including branded manufacturing (ABF, RHM/Premier, Kraft Foods), the flavour industry (Firmenich, IFF) and contract product development (International Food Network). Nick has broad cross-category experience with an emphasis on health and nutrition, having been directly involved in the early developments of Quorn Mycoprotein, Benecol for cholesterol control (one of the first EU Health Claim-based range), and the European introduction and expansion of the SlimFast weight management range. Nick has significant experience of Collaborative Innovation bringing together the best resource mix for NPD project success, which has included extensive networking with co-manufacturers.

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