Maria Charlton

Maria Charlton

Quality Manager


Maria has 30 years experience in the food industry having worked for a diverse range of food companies, including over 13 years at Sainsbury’s in quality assurance and customer service. In addition to Maria’s technical background she has also specialised in NPD, project management, trouble-shooting and spent eight years working in research and development – helping to bring new products to market through a number of mainstream UK retailers. Maria is an ISO9001 Lead Auditor and a member of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health Officers.  She also has over nine years experience of working with the BRC Food standard, which has consistently ensured that Organic Herb Trading has maintained BRC Food Grade A.

Maria leads all our quality, technical and NPD initiatives.