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Consultants to the Food Manufacturing Industry


Profitable Manufacture was established in 2005 to help food and drink manufacturing companies improve efficiencies.  We operate as a small team supported by a group of Associate Consultants that work with us on specific projects.

Peter Aggett BSc. FIFST, Principal Consultant

Peter is a Fellow of the Institute of Food Science & Technology and an expert in food preparation, processing and packaging.

Peter has worked in hundreds of food & drink manufacturing plants. As Technical Director at SKM Enviros he undertook  110 Resource Efficiency Assessments for the WRAP, Envirowise, Irish GreenBusiness Programme, Envirowise Wales 1-2-1 Support Programme, Zero Waste Scotland, the ENWorks Programme in NW England, and numerous direct industry commissions. Cost savings per annum average over £300K per annum per site for non-SME sites.

Peter has also many years’ experience and a detailed knowledge of packaging technology.  Peter worked for 17 years for Metal Box, one of the largest packaging manufacturers in the world, manufacturing every type of packaging.  Recent projects include packaging reviews for WRAP Courtaulds Commitment signatories, and development of He also worked for Courtaulds Engineering, where he was responsible for process design and layout of food preparation, processing and packaging operations.

At Courtaulds Engineering he designed food processing plants, and led teams to improve manufacturing efficiencies. He developed skills in ERP, eBusiness and Knowledge Management Systems for the food industry at DCS Group.

Peter also founded the IFST Food Engineering and IT Subject Interest Groups, and for many years organised the Improving Manufacturing Efficiency Conferences for the I.Chem.E. Food & Drink Subject Group.

Peter was a member of the National Industrial Symbiosis Programme in NW England and specialised in alternative technologies for the reuse of food waste.

We also work with a number of Associate consultants with specialist skills to form the ideal team for every project.


Peter Aggett

Peter Aggett

Profitable Manufacture Ltd.,
3, Stoneheads,
Whaley Bridge,
High Peak,
SK23 7BB
United Kingdom
Tel:     +44 (0)1663 719400

View over Whaley Bridge

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