Jackie: Good sunny morning everyone & a Big Welcome to our v special guest this morning Jane Milton @foodnetworking
Jane: good morning – wet start in London but still a great day
Jackie: some webbed feet out there! Welcome Jane – plse tell us something about your business
Jackie: special *WAVE* to all our “luckers” please say Hi!
Jane: I create teams to help food manufacturers solve problems & I speak & write about food worldwide – great job, I know I ‘m lucky
Jackie: sounds fantastic Jane, how long have u been doing that?
Jane: I’ve been working with food businesses for 25 years – 16 running own business
Jackie: Wow! that’s brilliant – something else about u – r u a smoked salmon or fish n chips type of girl?
Jane: oooh fish chips, mushy peas & a tumbler of wine on the beach at Whitstable please
Jackie: Fab! & how does success look for u Jane? Is it all about the money?
Jane: money is of course needed but it’s about people & product – I’d need to believe in a project to want to work on it
Jackie: so great integrity there then… what’s been yr greatest challenge?
Jackie: any Qs for Jane
@mediawisdom can you give any tips for new businesses with a new food product on best way forward? / good Q
Jane: best advice is do your research & be sure you have a viable product to start with – acknowledge what you don’t know
Jane: Greatest challenge- I hope it’s still to come – need to feel stretched & challenged – always want to do better next time
Jackie: last Q coming up, which quality do u prefer to work with, maverick or entrepreneur?
Jane: entrepreneurs 100% they push limits but they take intelligent risks and I love their passion & creativity
Jackie: thnx so much 4 yr time Jane – hope you’ve enjoyed it.
Next week we welcome Carol Hustler
Jackie: thnx again Jane
Jane: my pleasure, off to finish a presentation for Monday now – that was fun!