Flavours, Colourants & Food Nutrition

The Flavours and Food industry is expected to reach $17 billion by 2027 with a CAGR of 4.6%.

Working closely with industry-leading multinationals and high growth start-ups, we have gained partnerships through hard work and trust.Your brand and culture is our priority. Providing excellent industry leading professionals is the foundation of our success.

Flavours, Colourants & Food Nutrition

Participating in continuous innovation.

Flavours and spices have been used for thousands of years globally. In ancient times simple herbs and seasonings were used to flavour food – now the industry is comprised of hundreds of manufacturers. Years of innovation has led to the products we see on our supermarket shelves today, and we’re excited to be in the position to support the continuous growth this industry sees. We recognise the importance of having a solid understanding of the industry whether that be through technical jargon, key industry relationships or simply the passion for what we do.

Flavours, Colourants & Food Nutrition

Your Future, Our Journey.

When we partner, we dedicate our time and energy to drive excellent talent acquisition that aligns with your growth plans. Those years of constant change in the space mean that it’s integral to stay on top of every market trend, in every aspect of a business. Our mission has always been to represent your brand & culture, working closely together to achieve our hiring goals. When you invest in us, we invest in you.

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An Introduction to Flavours, Colourants & Food Nutrition by Oliver Kiddy.

Case Study

Combating negative perception within company culture for multiple clients.

Meeting these particular clients’ hiring needs and proving why we should be their dedicated recruiter has been one of the most challenging but rewarding endeavours. Our mission between was changing misconceptions surrounding company culture and failure to hire talented individuals through previous recruitment experiences. Working closely with HR, Talent Acquisition and Chief Executives, our team were able to successfully provide talented professionals that have since turned these companies into leading industry names.

Case Study

Combating negative perception within company culture for multiple clients.

The trick came down to finding passionate professionals that understood the mission and ultimately propelled future growth that every company desires. We pride ourselves in being the silent engine behind our client’s growth and will go above and beyond to exceed expectations.

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.