Trusted by leading multinationals and high-growth startups alike, our expertise scales to deliver results for companies of all sizes and stages.

The Food & Beverage Ingredients Industry is the resilient heart of the culinary landscape. It brings together an array of innovators who naturally compete, but engage in the processing, production and distribution of essential components to allow us to enjoy the Food & Beverages we love daily. Through Commodity and Functional Ingredients, to added value solutions such as Flavors, this innovative sector plays a pivotal role in shaping the taste, quality and innovation of the products we consume.

With increasing consumer demand for novel products and experiences, companies need leaders who can ideate game-changing solutions. Amidst fierce competition and consolidation, organizations require executives who can strategically expand market share. Supply chain challenges call for operations experts and technical specialists. Finding the right talent is key to developing new products, entering emerging segments, enhancing sustainability, and ultimately staying competitive.

Offering progressive and innovative methods for talent sourcing

At FLS Talent we recognise the significant impact of this thriving industry on people’s lives and businesses worldwide. We take immense pride in connecting talented professionals with leading companies across the Food & Beverage Ingredients landscape.


Acids. Alcohols. Antioxidants & Preservatives. Carbohydrates, Texturants & Emulsifiers. Cocoa, Nuts & Coffee. Flours & Enzymes. Glazing & Coating Agents. Glycols. Milk Powders, Cultures & Concentrates. Oils & Fats. Prebiotics. Probiotics. Proteins (Meat, Dairy & Plant Based). Salts. Starches & Sweeteners. Sulphates & Phosphates. Vitamins & Minerals.

My recent experience with Luke Stead

TMy recent experience with Luke Stead was very positive. He was updating me regularly throughout the recruitment process and providing feedback and outcome of the interviews. At every stage he was very consistent in following up. Equally he was able to articulate well my expectations and helped navigate the discussions around my offer and contract. I felt supported and that my interests were being taken care of. Luke was very professional, considerate and attentive which contributed to the successful outcome for both sides.

Krastina Stevenson - Quality & Food Safety Director
United Kingdom

Excellence in recruitment

Excellent experience working with Luke and Andrew. I have received prompt and professional support during the interview process. The team of Irving Knight provided due diligence service and has shown a deep comprehensive understanding of matching candidates with company candidate requirements and business culture.

Alex Kozyr - Business Development Manager

Excellent consulting service

The accompaniment by Luke was very professional. During the entire recruitment process I was accompanied discreetly and competently and successfully placed. Luke personally inspired me with his manner and was always available for questions. Thank you!

Petra Winters - Employee Experience Specialist

Book a Discovery Call

Let's Explore Partnership Possibilities
We're confident we can provide real value to your organization through our specialized recruitment services. But rather than make assumptions, we'd love to learn more about your talent needs directly.
Get in touch