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About the publisher

William Reed​ has been providing market leading business information for over 150 years. From our origins in grocery, we have expanded across food and drink and into new sectors, including pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.

Fulfilling our role in the 21st century has meant harnessing digital channels to deliver insightful journalism and high-value data to businesses the world over. Guided by our Mission & Values, our Group’s activities now include category defining digital and print media, innovative business events and conferences, prestigious awards and informative conferences. We offer compelling research and powerful insights to our customers as well as providing recruitment and e-learning solutions within our core markets.

For more information about William Reed, please visit our corporate website

The FoodNavigator Brand

William Reed’s FoodNavigator brand has been the leading online news source for the food industry for almost 20 years, leveraging our digital-first position to bring powerful insights and robust information to help your business succeed.

Our team of award-winning journalists deliver daily news, analysis, online and face to face events, podcasts and video coverage of the issues and stories impacting decision makers in the food and beverage industry.

FoodNavigator provides a 360-degree view of the food and beverage market, spanning everything from investment, incubation and innovation, to ingredients, food science and product formulation, labelling, litigation, regulation, consumer trends, new products and new technology.

Our editorial standards are unsurpassed and we deliver insightful content across multiple channels to the right people wherever they are operating.

To see our wide-range of global coverage, visit our sister sites: http://www.foodnavigator-usa.com​ and http://www.foodnavigator-asia.com

The team

Katy Askew

Katy Askew

Senior Editor
Crawley, UK
Tel: +44 129 361 0368
Email: Katy.Askew@wrbm.com​ 

Katy Askew is a business journalist who has written about the global food industry for more than a decade. She joined FoodNavigator as editor in 2017. Prior to this, she worked across various print and online publications. Katy’s areas of interest include market trends, sustainability issues and corporate development. 

Niamh Michail

Niamh Michail

Innovation and Ingredients Editor
Montpellier, France
Tel: +33 499 522 682
Email: Niamh.Michail@wbrm.com​ 

Niamh Michail is a journalist for FoodNavigator. Based in Montpellier, France, she writes about food and beverage product development, regulatory issues such as food labelling and big industry topics ranging from sustainability to public health. Niamh has a first class degree in European studies and modern languages from the University of Birmingham in the UK.

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Will Chu

Science Editor
Birmingham, UK
Tel:  +44 129 361 0407
Email: Will.Chu@wrbm.com​ 

Will Chu is the Science Editor for FoodNavigator.com. Before joining William Reed, he worked as an editor and journalist for B2B, B2C and corporate organisations, writing for digital and print publications. He has a degree in biological sciences and masters in journalism from Sheffield University. @Will_Chu_

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William Reed publishes a wide range of free-access websites and e-newsletters delivered free to registered subscribers. They provide industry news and analysis to industries including: food, beverage, nutrition, feed, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics. Our strategically relevant e-newsletters reach over 543,000 executives worldwide, in our chosen industries.

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Company Secretary & General Counsel (for legal enquiries only)

Robert Proctor
Email: robert.proctor@wrbm.com​ 
Tel: +44 (0) 1293 610401

Global Headquarters

William Reed Business Media LTD
Broadfield Park
Crawley, West Sussex
RH11 9RT
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 129 361 3400

Website: http://www.william-reed.com

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