Managing Director (ex President, British Society of Flavourists), Baines Food Consultancy and Flavour Horizons

Dr David Baines

Baines Food Consultancy has been serving clients around the world since 1997; specialising in food flavourings with specific expertise in flavours derived during cooking processes and providing bespoke training courses for the food and flavour industries.

Prior to setting up his consultancy David Baines spent 25 years working in the food industry, latterly as Technical Director of Lucas Ingredients  and before that Spillers Foods and Unilever as a flavour scientist developing flavours for humans, pet animals and farm animals.  

He is author of several papers and book chapters, editor of the book ‘Natural Food Additives, Ingredients and Flavourings’ and the inventor of a number of patented technologies. Member of the Technical Committee of the UK Flavour Association, Chairman of the Western Branch of the IFST and Visiting Professor in the School of Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy at the University of Reading.