Kolak’s Sterling Crew winner at the Food and Drink Federation Awards 2015

Food and Drink Federation  awards 2015 - Food and Drink Scientist of the year

Kolak Snack Foods  Head of Technical Sterling Crew has won the prestigious FDF ‘s Food and Drink Scientist of the year award .The judges commented that at Kolak he is committed to food safety and sharing good practice, making sure that safety is part of everyone's job to ensure the highest standards for Kolak's customers. Sterling says “the award would not have been possible without the great work and support of the Kolak team”.

Sterling Crew .FIFST, FCIEH, FRSPH has 30 years’ experience of working in the food industry in the fields of food safety, governance ,horizon scanning and innovation. He started his career in government before a successful track history in retailing with Marks and Spencer and Tesco. He has also worked in the branded environment for Coca -Cola and Disney. With experience as a regulator, retailer and  manufacturer he has a unique perspective on the development of the food industry.
He is Vice President of the Institute of Food Science and Technology chairs its Food Safety Group and sits on its Scientific Committee. Sterling is a member of the Campden BRI   Science and Technology Committee and sits on its Food Safety Culture expert panel.
Sterling is a scientific and public health commentator with regular columns and a number of  papers. to his name. He has been recognised  for his research and papers published this year  into  Food Safety Culture, Acrylamide’s , GM crops and Sustainability