Marlow Foods Limited
Quorn Foods is a global brand and UK-based manufacturer of meat-free foods created using mycoprotein – the unique ingredient common to all Quorn products. Quorn Foods continue to be loyal to the original vision of its founder Lord Rank in the 1960s by providing a healthy, new and sustainable protein.
Profile of staff engaged in the Project:
Dr Muyiwa Akintoye
is married with a son and daughter and is trained as a Food Technologist. He is currently Head of a Research and Development with Quorn Foods. He has gained experience over the years in Food Research and Food Manufacture methods in areas as diverse as canning, breakfast cereals, brewing, dairy etc. He studied for a PhD from the University of Leeds between 2003 – 2007 and has been with Quorn Foods since 1993. He has responsibility for establishing and driving forward R&D programs and activities that are business value enhancing whilst maintaining and establishing a solid scientific basis for these activities. These include the assessment of new ingredients with particular emphasis on identifying & implementing significant cost saving opportunities, evaluating and developing new innovative processes for the manufacture of meat free products under the Quorn brand, working with suppliers to develop and improve the delivery of savoury flavour in Quorn products and sensory & consumer research responsibilities. Muyiwa has written articles in peer-reviewed journals and holds a number of patents.