Karl Imiruaye

Food Technologist and Development Specialist | Director at Pi Food Projects

Karl is a qualified Food Technologist and has over 30 years experience developed with independent and blue-chip companies. Supplying retailers such as M&S, Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose, from a variety of companies within Northern Foods, Saxby Brothers and RHM, within development, process and technical disciplines.

Karl has set new industry standards in bread, cookie dough, ready to use pastry, Christmas pudding, ready to bake fudge brownie, microwaveable bread dough. Other categories and products Karl has successfully launched include party-foods, ready meals, soft drinks, ice cream, cooked meats, fresh fish, modern deli, bakery, confectionery, Christmas celebration, pizza’s, pasties, hot and cold eating pies and QSR products.

In recent year Karl has also spent time working with retailers identifying, developing and sourcing a variety of free from and made without products including, vegetarian and vegan cheeses, non dairy desserts, gluten free savoury and sweet pies, pizza’s and sweet puddings and cakes within Europe.