Alexandra Allan is the new Chief Executive for The FoodBowl
Alexandra Allan is the new Chief Executive for The FoodBowl

Now in its fourth year of operation, New Zealand Food Innovation Auckland (The FoodBowl) has seen some exciting changes and additions to the team.

Sarita Males has moved from the Chief Executive role of The FoodBowl to Chief Executive of New Zealand Food Innovation Network (NZFIN).

The new Chief Executive role for The FoodBowl has been awarded to Alexandra Allan who has amassed great experience in managing client projects as well as oversight on plant operations previously as the Client Solutions Manager for The FoodBowl. Prior to that, Allan has held senior positions at Danone and Horley’s in product development.

Dr Alasdair Baxter has been appointed to the new Client Solutions Manager role. He has a PhD in Food Science combined with excellent food industry commercial knowledge. He has 20 years’ experience in food ingredients and flavours with previous roles as a food technologist both in the UK and NZ, before moving into technical sales management roles. He was previously at Kerry Ingredients where he was Business Development Director. Baxter will be heading up client and business development at The FoodBowl.

Both The FoodBowl and NZFIN continue to support F&B product development for New Zealand. If you have any queries on capabilities and/or services please touch base:


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