Jane is the founder of Astute Ideas, a consultancy that works with food and drink start-ups and SMEs, both domestically and to help them cross the Atlantic.
Now based in Bristol, Jane spent seven years in Chicago, where she co-founded an award-winning spice company called Zen Of Slow Cooking, both developing recipes and products
as well as managing the operations of the business.
Chris is the Strategy Director of The Brand Nursery. He has worked with a range of food and drinks brands from both sides of the Atlantic to help them identify opportunities to export, to understand consumer attitudes, and to develop their positioning and strategy.
He is also a regular visitor to The Fancy Food Show in New York and writes on food trends.