DAVE BAINES is a leading expert in food flavourings with specific expertise in cooked flavours derived from the Maillard reaction and dairy flavourings generated by the use of enzymes. He spent 25 years working in the food industry latterly as Technical Director of Lucas Ingredients before establishing Baines Food Consultancy. He has worked across five continents with flavour companies developing savoury and dairy flavours and with food companies to generate more flavour impact in cooked products. He is involved with a number of flavour training courses and has published many articles and book chapters; he is editor of a book on ‘Natural Food Additives, Ingredients and Flavourings’.