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Middleton Foods announces appointment of business development chef

09 Feb 2024
Manufacturer of foodservice pre-mixes Middleton Foods has announced the appointment of Justin Clarke as business development chef to reinforce the company’s commitment to innovation, creativity and culinary excellence.

He will be responsible for growing the healthcare sector, working with the sales team to enhance the company’s culinary offerings and establishing strategic partnerships to drive business growth.

Glen Middleton, director of Middleton Foods, said: "Justin brings a wealth of experience and a fresh perspective to Middleton Foods, and we’re thrilled to welcome him into our Middleton Foods family.

“With his unique culinary flair and keen business acumen, we’re confident Justin will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of Middleton Foods as business development chef. Our customers can look forward to exciting new culinary experiences which reflect his innovative approach and dedication to excellence."

Clarke has a wealth of experience having been classically trained in the Royal Air Force working in kitchens and cooking all over the world. He has also been development chef for Marks & Spencer and most recently he was business development chef at Nestle Professional.

Commenting on his appointment, Clarke added: “It’s great to be surrounded by such passionate people who share the same interest and goal, to support our customers with creative and innovative food solutions. Middleton Foods has a brilliant portfolio of products fitting into all channels across all sectors, and I have a wealth of knowledge and experience to support our customers’ needs.

“My specialism is blue sky concepts, recipe development and menu creations, and I can’t wait to elevate the company's culinary offerings to new heights... we have some exciting new plans for 2024.”