Julie and Jonathan Mills established Shrewd Foodie to help brands grow.

Julie brings over 20 years of experience in food retail and hospitality.

She is well connected and has a diverse range of contacts and partners to bring the very best experts into your business.

Julie Mills’s career spans two decades across the speciality food and drink sector, including:
• Managing Director of Keelham Farm Shop.
• Commercial Director at Westmorland Family Ltd.
• Marketing Director and various Buying and Category Management roles for EH Booths Supermarkets Ltd.
• Fresh Food Buyer at Waitrose, John Lewis Partnership.

Jonathan Mills brings broad experience in small business management, data analytics and the environmental sustainability of food production.

As a former dairy farmer and Research Fellow at The University of Reading he provides an analytical approach to deliver insight from your business data. This is combined with the practical perspective necessary to understand the challenges faced by entrepreneurs seeking to grow their brands.

“We have worked with Julie on a number of occasions and have always admired her knowledge, reliability, integrity and her ability to manage complex projects.  We would highly recommend Julie’s services.”
Nicki and Mark, Owners, Diverse Fine Food
“In my dealings with Julie over the years she has always been open-minded and realistic and her wider knowledge of the industry is remarkable”.
Maria Whitehead MBE, Director Hawkshead Relish Company
"I've worked with Julie for over 15 years, she is dependable and vociferous in equal measure. Projects receive attention to detail and without fail are seen through to completion."
Chris Dee, CEO and Founder Maltdaq, former CEO of EH Booths and former Food and Home Director of Harrods.

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