Whether you're launching a campaign, planning your innovation pipeline, or responding to food industry changes, Harris and Hayes food consultancy services will help you make informed decisions and innovate quicker.
Harris and Hayes have complementary backgrounds and experience across the food industry: Alex is a product consultant, who draws on consumer and industry trends to help businesses ideate and realise new food products; and Lisa is a brand consultant who uses semiotic and cultural trends to bring products to market through styling, copywriting, and content creation. Together Harris and Hayes have a killer combination that sets them apart, as they ensure ideation and execution happen at the same time.
Food-innovation expert Alexandra has spent the past decade working in innovation for manufacturers, retailers and hospitality providers.
She began her career as a member of Jamie Oliver’s food team and has since led teams at London 2012, Marks & Spencer and 2 Sisters Food Group's innovation division. Alexandra has worked as a freelance food consultant for the last two years, translating leading-edge trends into product opportunities for companies that range from small start-ups to large multinationals. She has a passion for global food culture, plays an active part in London’s culinary scene, and loves nothing more than sharing her ideas, knowledge and inspiration with like-minded partners.
Consultant, Food Futures
Group Innovation Manager, 2 Sisters Innovation
New Product Development Project Manager, Marks and Spencer
Foods Product Manager, London 2012 Olympics
Food & Lifestyle Buyer, Jamie Oliver
Lisa is a food consultant, food writer, digital editor and strategist with over 10 years experience across the industry.
Lisa started off launching recipe websites, ATL campaigns and social media channels for Good Food Channel, Sainsbury's and Sainsbury's magazine, and along the way she's written for Time Out, LoveFOOD, Waitrose Kitchen and Food & Travel magazines. She has a Masters in Food Anthropology, so she understands the cultural and social motivations behind food trends, as well as being able to predict what will come next.
Head of Food Content, Seven Publishing
Digital Food Editor, Homemadebyyou.co.uk
Digital Content Editor, Sainsbury's magazine
Digital Food Editor, Good Food Channel
Restaurant Reviewer, Time Out (Freelance)