Andrew Holding

Site Director, Produce World

Andrew Holding is the son of a farming family from Kent who has over 25 years operational experience the food industry. After graduating with a BSc in Biological Sciences he become a Maltster supplying many of the worlds best known beer and whisky companies.

In 2000 he moved into ingredients manufacture responsible for production, the expansion of facilities and introduction of new processes for the manufacture of liquid and dried extracts, flours and flakes for brewing, confectionary and baking industries.

At Produce World he is the Business Unit Director responsible for a site packing fresh produce for the highly competitive UK retail sector. Employing over 100 people from a range of nationalities and backgrounds the key challenge is to continue driving competitive advantage through the culture of an engaged workforce to remove cost from all areas of the supply chain in a sustainable manner.