Alternative FMCG

The Plant-Based food market has risen to more than $162 billion up from just $29.4 billion in 2020.

Our understanding of the Alternative FMCG market is unparalleled, especially within the plant-based space. From the most established players in the market to innovative start-ups, our client base is as diverse as our candidate pool.

Alternative FMCG

Increased demand for Alternative FMCG

The demand for Alt FMCG has skyrocketed in recent years. The emergence of thousands of start-ups has injected the market with incredible innovation and huge diversity. We’re excited to help continue this trend and support the huge potential it possesses. We recognise the importance of having a passion and understanding of the market as this allows us to build secure and fruitful relationships that help propel plant-based products.

Alternative FMCG

Understanding how trust and shared goals help you thrive

We believe that the best way to ensure a harmonious relationship is through proving that you can trust us to help deliver your goals. These two things are integral to a working relationship, and we help establish this through our hard work and dedication. We ensure that we achieve the best possible outcome for all parties. Our knowledge and understanding of the market allow us to find and deliver the best talent available with exceptional efficiency. Trust us to gain a thorough understanding of your company’s core values and goals to help deliver the best possible outcome.

Specialisms A-Z

When it comes to bespoke approach, allowing us to deliver finding the high-performers of tomorrow, theres no one-size-fits-all solution. We make every search personal, diverse and provide an individual unrivalled experience.

Direct Contact

One point of contact. It creates a smooth, success-driven process.

To deliver the best executive search solution, we work closely with the hiring manager to better understand the organisation and it's culture. Having one dedicated recruiter and one point of contact ensures a smooth process from start to finish.

Explore approach


360° talent mapping. Presenting the best candidates first time round.

We thoroughly map out a market and identify all possible matches for the specific position, as well as reciting notification when a new candidate becomes avaliable. Upon request, we can provide an overview of the market and movements within it.

Find an expert


Adopting a tailored approach to executive search.

Our team at Irving Knight view global executive search from an alternative perspective. Utilising a wealth of market knowledge and vast industry connections, we deliver an unrivalled experience for both clients and candidates alike. As a team of talented recruitment professionals, we trust that our deep understanding of the intricacies that each market entails takes us one step further.

Explore approach

Delivering the best results

Over 80% of our searches are conducted under the retained model allowing us to conduct a meticulous and comprehensive service.

Explore retained search


We've filled 96% of the roles that we have engaged with on an exclusive basis.


Our CV Sent to Interview ratio across all searches engaged on in the last 12 months.


94% of our clients say they would use our services again on another assignment.