Nigel Jenney


Nigel heads up the FPC executive team providing strategic leadership to effect growth and increased membership

Nigel joined the Fresh Produce Consortium as Chief Executive in 2004.

To assist in representing the UK fresh produce industry, Nigel also holds non-executive directorships on the following boards:

  • Freshfel - EU Trade Association for fresh produce in Brussels
  • International Federation of Produce Standards (IFPS)

With a wealth of experience in the fresh produce sector, starting life in a family owned glasshouse business, Nigel was educated at Writtle College and began his career with the Department of Agriculture & Fisheries for Scotland, working with the diversity of the Glasgow Wholesale Market before moving to Aberdeen.

In 1988 Nigel moved to a senior management role within the commercial world of Heinz focusing on the manufacture of a range of convenience food products.

Moving on in 1996 Nigel progressed to the role of Managing Director of a potato packing business which he converted to a limited company and expanded the customer base to include major multiples and manufacturers. Subsequently Managing Director of a leading vegetable co-operative focussing on the production of fresh and prepared products at multi-site locations supporting sales to major retailers, food service and manufacturing sectors.

Other members of the FPC executive team