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Laurence Eyres
Consultant to the Food Industry | Specialist in oils and fats

Laurence has over 35 years experience in the New Zealand Food Industry. By training his original degrees were in Industrial Chemistry, then he added an MBA in the early 1980ís.

Since 1982 he has held Senior Management positions in Operations, Quality Management, R&D, NPD, and market development. He has experience in strategic planning, balanced scorecard introduction and technical marketing into Asia.


Services offered

Business Development

Mentoring, strategic planning, technical management, market development.

Product & Process Development

Specialist in oils and fats, salad oils, spreads, butter products, confectionery, dietary supplements (omega-3), commercial frying oils.

Process development and improvement in conjunction with Engineering colleagues.


Qualifications & Experience

· BSc and PhD in Industrial Chemistry (Manchester)
· MBA, Auckland
· FNZIFST
· MNZIC
· Completed the Institute of Directors Course.

Professional involvement:
· Fellow, NZ Institute of Food Science and Technology
· Member, NZ Institute of Chemistry
· Member, American Oil Chemists Society
· Chairman, NZIC Oils and Fats specialist Group (www.oilsfats.org.nz)
· Council Member, Nutrition Foundation
· Member of Pick the Tick Criteria, National Heart Foundations, New Zealand and Australia

Food Technology Consultant: Mentoring, contracting and consulting for varied clients, mainly in New Zealand.

Recent and past clients: Fonterra Brands, Bakels Edible Oils, Griffins, Carroll Confectionery, Xtend-Life, Goodman Fielder, Hawkins Watts, Bell Tea and Coffee.

Main product expertise areas: Oils and fats, salad oils, spreads, butter products, confectionery, dietary supplements (omega-3), commercial frying oils.

Process development and improvement in conjunction with Engineering colleagues.

Past roles: Technical Manager, Market Development Manager, General Sales Manager, Chief Operating Officer, Operations Director, Associate Professor of Food Technology and Agribusiness, Director of Food and Nutrition.

Past Board Director of Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ)



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Laurence Eyres

Dr Laurence Eyres, FNZIFST, MNZIC
Director, ECG Ltd.

Location: Auckland, New Zealand

Address:
Point Wells
Rd 6 Warkworth,
NEW ZEALAND

Telephone: +64 9 422 9573
Mobile: 021 671 871
Email: eyresy@gmail.com
On the web: www.oilsfats.org.nz

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