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New chair of the UK Former Foodstuffs Processors Association
By Jane Byrne
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The UK Former Foodstuffs Processors Association (UKFFPA) committee has appointed John Knight as Chair.
He is currently technical and compliance director at former food processor, SUGARICH.
Knight has held numerous positions during his career with the UK agricultural supply industry. He started his career as a cattle specialist with Jas Wyllie & Sons, of the Cooperative Wholesale Society, based in South-West Scotland. When Dalgety purchased the business quite soon after, he became commercial manager for Southern Scotland purchasing raw materials, trading grain and selling fertilizer before becoming regional raw material manager for the mid-west region based at the Aston Feed Mill in Cheshire.
In 1999, he took on the role of manager, Roper Foods, a small former food processor, before joining AB Nutrition Ltd who trade in raw materials to and finished products from businesses operating in the former foods processing sector.
In his role of chair, he said he aims to:
represent the views and values of our members
build on the many advances we have made towards product safety, quality and consistency
drive towards sustainable manufacturing by increasing efficiency
enhance the understanding of our suppliers and customers to promote growth whilst further reducing waste