Featured Expert: Helen Mitchell


Dr. Helen Mitchell is a Food Science expert, with 30 years of experience in the food, beverage and nutrition industry. She holds a PhD in Food Science and Technology from the University of Reading, and has been associated with various food companies during her career. She is now an independent consultant to the food and pharmaceutical industries, offering offering outstanding presentation, communication and team management skills. She also offers science, regulatory and technology support for food and pharmaceutical business development including small businesses and start-ups.

Dr. Mitchell is an expert in replacement ingredients for sugar, salt and fat and the development of “healthier” food products, having published in many prestigious peer-reviewed journals and food science/technology handbooks. She has presented at various international food science conferences and is a visiting lecturer and examiner for the MSc and BSc courses in Food Science and Nutrition at Oxford Brookes University, UK.

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She is committed to the effective communication across the disciplines of food science, food technology, nutrition and medicine, with a broad and in-depth knowledge of novel and functional food ingredients.

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