Alan Marson

Food Manufacturing
Co product -Component mining
“Innovation is the thing that distinguishes between Leaders and Followers.” Steve Jobs
Research support
IP Generation
Application and
“Creativity is thinking up new things. Innovation is doing new things.” Theodore Levitt
Technology Platforms
Material Technology
Packaging Technology
Sustainability and the environment
“The most effective way to cope with change is to help create it.” I W Lynett
Process Technology
Consumer Trends
“Innovation is the ability to see change as an opportunity - not a Threat.” Anon
Something in Common?
“Innovation is the central issue in economic prosperity.” Michael Porter
Fruit co-product
“Creativity is thinking up new things. Innovation is doing new things.” Theodore Levitt
Brewing co-product
• Yeast Extract
• Salt
• Vegetable Extract
• Niacin
• Thiamin
• Spice Extracts
• Riboflavin
• Folic Acid
• Celery Extract
• Vitamin B12
It was in 1902 that the Matmite Food
Company (later Marnite Ltd) was set
up in Burton on Trent. Our mission,
then as now, was to share the joy of
Marmite-eating and make it available
to all those with excellent taste.
“To Innovate you need a good imagination and a pile of Junk.” Thomas Edison
Milling co-product
“Every act of creation is first of all an act of destruction.” Picasso
Cheese making Co- product WHEY
“Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” Steve Jobs
Value adding in whey processing - illustration
“Without Creativity there would be no progress.” Edward de Bono
Sugar – Co Products PULP
“The essential part of creativity is the ability to not be afraid of Failure.” Edwin Land
Brewing Co Product – Spent Grains
“Imagination is more important than knowledge.” Albert Einstein
Baking –Co Product – Damaged Bread
Growth through Innovation
Milling- Co Product – Wheat Bran
Milling companies
6.4m tonnes
Wheat milled in 2010
5.0m tonnes
Flour produced in 2010
Average flour
production per mill
"The joy is in creating, not maintaining." Vince Lombardi
Source – Beaumaris – john Mark Lawther
Mycoprotein Co- product - Centrate
Continuous Fermentation of Fungi derived Food Protein
“When your Innovative you have to be prepared for everyone telling you that you are nuts.” Larry Ellison
In Conclusion
Opportunities !
Range of Materials – Components – Values and Scales !
Need Proper Valorisation !
Needs Matching to Market/ customer / Consumer !
“The best way to Predict the future is to invent it.” Alan Kaye
The End
Thank you for your Attention
Alan Marson