EDUCATE, SUPPORT, NOURISH

At Alo Solutions, we believe in sharing knowledge rather than restricting it. That’s why we speak on food systems and nutrition and offer consultancy on food strategy and nutrition to growers, food manufacturers and service providers in the food industry. We build a community of food professionals to share best practice. Because together, we can go further.

 

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What we do


We’re not your average food consultancy – with a background in food technology and human nutrition, our founder Barbara Bray offers end-to-end expertise on the full cycle of food production, from growing healthy and sustainable food to the nutrition of the food that hits your customers’ plates. The clue is in our name – to be the solution for navigating the food industry.

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What can Alo Solutions do for you?

FOOD STRATEGY

Being a success is more than producing great tasting food – we care about sustainability, nutrition smart agriculture and dietary trends, too. Discover how we can help you here.

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SPEAKING AND CHAIRING

Our founder Barbara Bray is an experienced speaker and teacher, delivering workshops, conferences, and guest lectures. Her recent work includes TEDx talk 'Diet, Diversity and the Future of Food'

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HEALTHY AGEING NUTRITION

We would love to help your business identify products and services with healthy ageing nutrition in mind. Look out for our range of services in this important area.

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What people are saying

Alba Molina
EIT Food South

We selected Barbara from the EIT expert community, as it seemed to us a very interesting profile and a perfect fit with the theme of the event. A great professional career, with great knowledge that could be very interesting for the public.

The audience feedback is very good. The people were very happy and said that the way the talk was given was very enjoyable and dynamic. It was very interesting, and the way of expression made us pay attention to the whole talk.

We would definitely invite her to speak again.

Haleh Moravej
Senior Lecturer, Manchester Metropolitan University

On 14th of February 2018 Barbara gave a guest lecture to 47 first year Nutritional Sciences students as part of Nutrition in 21st Century Unit. The guest lecture was based on her Nuffield scholarship travelling to 7 countries in 6 weeks looking at sustainability, food chain, agriculture and food production. Feedback from students was extremely positive focusing on how Barbara had transformed a rather complicated concept such as sustainability into simple, clear and human centred logical and entertaining stories. Barbara is an exceptional professional, a very competent and confident presenter who is passionate and knowledgeable. I hope we can continue to work with Barbara in future to inspire and empower our Manchester Metropolitan University Nutritional Sciences students.

Will Surman
Director Public Affairs and Communications

With such vast experience in the agri-food sector Barbara has provided FoodDrinkEurope with well researched, strategic, balanced and practical guidance to help the food and drink processing industry move towards more sustainable food systems

Alo Community

Are you passionate about food, how it's grown, prepared and eaten? Alo Community is the place for you to share information with like-minded people who work in the sector or perhaps are just interested in learning more about our food system. In this private space you are free to share information, ask questions and of course, talk about food. The Community is free to join once you have registered.

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Alo Solutions Membership

Are you a busy food business manager trying to keep on top of standards, staff and sustainability? Here at Alo Solutions we have developed a membership programme that will take the hard work out of it for you. From SALSA to the Soil Association, from BRCGS to B Corps we have the resources to educate, support and nourish you with know-how.

Join our programme for regular support and access to a peer network.

 

Launched October 2020

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Resources Hub

We have chosen a range of courses and webinars from selected providers. The courses are designed to equip people across the food and agriculture sector with the skills and knowledge to build a healthy and sustainable industry. There are blended learning programmes, web classes and workshops for technical and personal development. Industry software tools from trusted partners are also available here. Easy access to food industry and employee training on nutrition plus a range of courses in technical and soft skills topics to suit all budgets.

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