Ruth Dolby FIFST is a Cordon Bleu and Home Economist who has worked in the food industry for 40 years. Her experience is across food sectors covering all angles of New Product Development, Ingredient Application, Machinery and Research for research groups, diversifying farmers, food service, manufacturing, and retailers. Her practical approach and hands-on development have given her the experience to balance business acumen with applying new technical and cutting-edge scientific discoveries launching a succession of commercial products. Ruth is a judge for the Scottish Retail Awards and Q-Awards as well as a panel member at FDReviews Experts. She leads Food Science Fusion, a company offering practical product development services, specialising in researching the application of new ingredients and machinery, she is a founding associate of “How Many Beans?” delivering training for entrepreneurs and growing food businesses on the pathway for launching successful food businesses . Ruth is an Associate of Nutrition at the University of Nottingham.
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