Rachel joined Campden BRI in 2009 as a packaging technologist after graduating from Reading university where she obtained a BSc in
Food Science. As a packaging specialist within the Food Manufacturing Technologies Department of Campden BRI Rachel's main roles included integrity testing
and research into the benefits of modified atmosphere packaging.
In 2011 Rachel moved to join the product innovation team. Rachel's responsibilities as a product development scientist include
contract product development for a wide range of food and beverages as well as being involved in processing trials for clients within Campden BRI's pilot
plant facilities. With increasing emphasis being placed on health and wellbeing Rachel has become increasingly involved in projects assisting companies to
development high quality reduced calorie options. In 2013 Rachel began work on new member funded research project investigating sweeteners and fat replacers
for reducing calorie content of food and beverages.