OUR TEAM

We’re known for our passion, our knowledge and our ambition. We move mountains to get things done and we take pride in every detail. We wouldn’t have it any other way.

Jason Rees
Jason joined the team as Managing Director in July 2020. As an experienced growth strategist, Jason has held CEO and Board roles at FarePilot, Step Change Ventures and Weve, after 11 years at EE and Orange as New Business Director. Having learnt about team leadership in his early career as an Army Officer, he has been bringing people and businesses together for growth and transformation ever since.
Bryson Craske
Bryson has worked in the Welsh food industry for nearly 30 years. After his parents founded The Abergavenny Fine Food Co. in the early 80s, Bryson was involved from an early age and has been our Commercial Director for the past 15 years. He has a varied and wide knowledge base covering many aspects of the food sector and is a strong driving force in the business.
Andrew Lord
Having Chaired numerous Boards, mentored countless CEOs and with approaching 30 years’ experience in the food sector, Andrew brings a wealth of knowledge to Abergavenny Fine Foods. In his role as Executive Chairman, he leads on the formation of the strategy and is the link between the executive team and the shareholders.
CLAIRE LANGFORD
Graduating in 2003 with a BSc(Hons) in Food Quality, Product Development and Nutrition, Claire has spent her career to date in the food safety and quality departments. Her past has seen her work closely with many retailers, including M&S, Sainsburys, ASDA and Co-op. Claire brings an experienced technical eye to the team, introducing and overseeing workable routine rules into the factory, to drive product safety and consistency.
Paul Mortimer
With over 25 years’ experience in the food industry, Paul is accomplished in high and low risk operations. With a lean ethos and multi-task focus, he has a reputation for implementing and managing impressive business process within an FMCG and long-life product environment. Paul is driven by results, and skilfully works across the business to achieve business continuity, efficient process and over-performance of targets.
TARRYN BROWNLEE
With 18 years’ experience as a finance professional, Tarryn is our Finance Director, overseeing our Finance, HR, Procurement and IT teams. She brings financial information to life across the business to support and unpin strategic objectives to drive continued growth and profitability. With a strong belief that every action and conversation should add value, she helps teams across the business to work smarter and faster towards achieving their goals. As a key leader within the business, Tarryn takes every opportunity to inspire others to unlock their full potential.
LYNNE FIELD
With nearly 20 years’ experience in senior HR roles within food manufacturing, Lynne gets involved with everything people related. From designing the people strategy and implementing innovate HR solutions, to supporting core development plans and detailed communication channels across the business; she works at all levels to agree and support a winning corporate culture which engages all employees and exceeds performance.
CLAIRE ASSIS
Claire started her career in food almost 20 years ago as a chef, working her way up to the 2 Michelin Star Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons under Raymond Blanc before becoming a private chef to Royalty. Her career in Product Development has seen her cover ambient, frozen and chilled across a variety of categories, both sweet and savoury. She is passionate about delivering market leading innovation for our broad range of customers as well as assessing future trends and opportunities for growth.

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ABOUT US

We are food innovators; manufacturers driven by passion, creative flair and industry knowledge.

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OUR STORY

It all started with a ram-shackled hill-farm and a goat.

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OUR FOOD

We are driven, agile and insistent on the highest quality and compliance standards.

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