Nimbus Foods, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of inclusions, decorations and toppings has appointed Zoë Elleray as the new Head of Sales.  Zoë will have overall responsibility for further developing working relationships with customers and providing them with new value added products that meet their needs.

In the newly created role, Zoë will liaise with clients and internal teams in the development and delivery of new and existing products.  As Head of Sales, she will also be working to deliver on Nimbus’ ambitious growth plans and will working alongside the company’s commercial, operations, marketing and new product development teams in understanding and exploiting new market trends and opportunities in the food manufacturing inclusions sector.

Zoë joins the company with over 20 years’ experience in creating and providing solutions across the food and drink industry, having held senior positions at Finlay Extracts & Ingredients UK Ltd, MARS drinks and DSM Food Specialties.

Zoë comments: “I am excited to be joining the Nimbus Foods team and to be part of the company’s growth plans.  Nimbus has a growing reputation in the food manufacturing industry and I look forward to joining the team and playing my part in further developing relationships with clients as well as creating new and exciting products that meet their needs.”

The company operates from a BRC AA Grade factory in Dolgellau, Wales, and supplies some of the world’s best-known brands across categories such as bakery, confectionery, ice-cream, desserts and cereals.  In 2019, Nimbus Foods was acquired by Meadow Foods as part of a strategy to grow the group of businesses through organic expansion and acquisition.

Mark Chantler, CEO of Meadow Foods, adds: “We are delighted to welcome Zoë to the Nimbus Foods team. Her experience will complement the team and allow us to further develop our sales strategies and build long-lasting business relationships.”

Meadow Foods, owners of Nimbus Foods, is an award-winning company that operates from four BRC AA accredited sites in Chester, Peterborough, Holme-on-Spalding Moor and Dolgellau where they manufacture value added ingredients 7 days a week for some of the UK’s best known food manufacturers.  The company currently employs more than 430 people and handles in excess of 550 million litres of milk each year direct from its network of dedicated milk producers across the UK.