Sarah Robson

Sarah Robson

Sarah Robson
New Product Development Technologist
Email: srobson@cardiffmet.ac.uk
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My role at the ZERO2FIVE Food Industry Centre

My role involves supporting food and drink manufacturers in Wales through NPD knowledge transfer across all product categories, with a particular focus on:

• Supporting and mentoring clients in the development and implementation of best practice NPD process
• Facilitating new and existing product development in all stages from concept through to launch
• Assisting recipe formulation for safe product development and guidance with regards to shelf life determination
• Sensory paneling of products to guide development and to maintain a competitive edge for our clients
• Facilitating and leading product innovation and development for ZERO2FIVE and its clients

Previous Experience

I have 10 years' experience predominantly in the red meat industry but also in the pet food sector. I have worked in both technical and NPD roles for large manufacturers throughout my career, producing products for and working closely with a range of large retailers, discounters, food service outlets, further manufacturing sites, own brand and export products.

Qualifications and Professional Memberships

MSc Meat Science and Technology

BSc (Hons) Animal Science

Advanced Level 4 HACCP Management for Food Manufacturing

Level 3 Holchem Cleaning Technology & Control

BRC Internal Auditing