+44 (0) 7957 326332



Beknana FoodTec Support Ltd (BFSL) offers confidential advice, consultancy, mentoring, interim technical management and training services to the food and beverage industry.

Available for Interim Technical Management and Quality Management roles throughout the UK for short to medium term cover in the food and beverage industry.

Available for technical consultancy work in the food and beverage industry.

Our aim is to enable our clients to meet the technical requirements of their existing customers, potential customers and regulatory bodies, to widen access to broader markets, brand protection and increase business opportunities.


Beknana FoodTec Support Ltd was founded by Food Science and Technology Consultant Bernard Nketiah who has been operating in the food industry since completing his MSc (Master of Science) in Food Science at University of Leeds (2002) and MSc in International Health at Queen Margaret University in 2003. Bernard Nketiah is passionate about working in the Food and Beverage industry.

Beknana FoodTec Support Ltd (BFSL) offers confidential advice and technical support to the food and beverage industry through excellent partnership.

BFSL assists companies in development, implementation of food safety and quality management systems, provide interim Technical cover.

Bernard has extensive knowledge and hands on experience of different product categories: ambient, chilled and frozen products to assist food and allied businesses in food technical compliance.

BFSL is an experienced service provider in retailers technical standards compliance. BFSL provides food businesses with gap audit analyses, technical troubleshooting, independent auditing, BRC Global Standard for Food Safety, ISO 9001 and ISO 22000 implementation, SALSA gap analyses, SALSA mentoring and onsite HACCP/Food safety training.

Based in the Midlands, Beknana FoodTec Support Ltd has well established network of expert Technical support and a growing client base of food businesses in the United Kingdom.


Our services include assistance with:

  • Interim Technical Management
  • Interim Quality Management
  • Technical Consultancy
  • Development and Implementation of BRC Global Standard for Food Safety
  • Development and Implementation of Retailers Technical Standards
  • Development and Implementation Quality Management Systems
  • Development and Implementation of Food Safety Management Systems
  • Development and Implementation of Food Fraud Prevention System
  • Allergen Risk Management
  • Technical Troubleshooting
  • Independent Auditing
  • Food Safety/Hygiene Training
  • HACCP Training
  • Safe and Local Supplier Approval (SALSA) Gap Analysis and Mentoring


A talented, dynamic, diversely and highly experienced customer focused Food Science and Technology professional.

Available for Interim Technical/Quality Management roles throughout the UK for short to medium term cover in the food and beverage industry.

A proven track record in technical management within the chilled, ambient and frozen food sectors including major UK retailers audits/visits and retailers technical standards.

Valuable experience dealing with UK’s largest food retailers and food service companies including Tesco, Marks & Spencer, Waitrose, Sainsbury, Asda, Morrisons, Co-op, Aldi, Lidl, Yum! Brands, Papa John’s Pizza, Starbucks, Domino’s Pizza, Compass Group Plc.

Bernard thrives in challenging environments where goals are set by food safety, quality, legality, customer focus and bottom-line profits. Bernard is an innovative, passionate, energetic, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual with an inquisitive mind and the right approach to technical management and continuous improvement.


Proficient technical knowledge, highly experienced and passionate Food Science and Technology Consultant.

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SALSA Approved Mentor
  • B.Sc. Hons. (2:1) in Nutrition and Food Science
  • M.Sc. in Food Science
  • M.Sc. in International Health
  • MIFST: Member of the Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST)
  • IFST Registered Professional Food Auditor and Mentor (RPFAM)
  • IFST Registered Food Safety Manager (RFoodSM)
  • Safe and Local Supplier Approval (SALSA) Auditor and Mentor
  • Food Labelling Requirements for Marks and Spencer Suppliers
  • An Introduction to FIND (Marks and Spencer)
  • Level 4 Award in HACCP Management for Food Manufacturing
  • Legionella – Role of the Responsible Person
  • F4ESL European Food Safety Legislation
  • F4ST Food Safety Specialist
  • NEBOSH Level 3 National Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
  • ISO 9000 Series Auditor/Lead Auditor


Beknana FoodTec Support Ltd offers innovative consultancy support solutions to the food and beverage industry worldwide. BFSL provides bespoke technical support to help business growth whilst maintaining food safety, eliminate food fraud and brand protection of products to satisfy customers. BFSL technical expertise is your solution to any technical challenge in your food manufacturing environment.

Beknana FoodTec Support Ltd (BFSL) offers technical consultancy expertise in areas such as:

Food Microbiology
Food Chemistry
Food Physics
Food Quality Assurance
Independent Auditing
Technical Troubleshooting
Food Assurance Safety Training (FAST)
Technical Assurance Support (TAS)
Development of Robust Food Safety Plans for Businesses
Development and Implementation of Quality Management Systems
Development and Implementation of Raw Materials Management System
Development and Implementation of Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP)
Training (Bespoke training packages available on request)
Technical Gap Analysis (BRC, SALSA Food and Retailers Technical Standards)
Retailer Technical Standards Gap Analysis and Implementation

Having any technical challenge within your business and need support? Then contact us. We will be there to support and guide your company to technical assurance compliance and protect your brand.


If you would like to know more about the services Beknana FoodTec Support Ltd can offer to your company, have Technical/Quality challenges in your company or in need of Interim Technical/Quality Management cover, then please contact me.

Bernard Nketiah

BSc (Hons), MSc, MSc, MIFST, RPFAM, RFoodSM

: +44 (0) 7957 326332

: bernard@beknanafoodtec.co.uk

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