GroceryAid, the charity for current and former grocery industry colleagues, is delighted to congratulate Judith Batchelar on her OBE which was awarded in recognition of her services to Food and Farming. Judith is Director of Sainsbury’s Brand and and is responsible for all aspects of Sainsbury’s product offer – from policy formation on aspects such as animal welfare, ethical and sustainable sourcing, through to product technology, product development, product safety and packaging.
Judith is currently Chair of the GroceryAid Diamond Ball committee and has a long connection with the charity where she was an active member of the Trustee Board for almost ten years.
In addition, she sits on the Executive Board of the Prince’s Accounting for Sustainability Project, the Board of Trustees for Farm Africa and The Matt Hampson Foundation, is a member of the Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST), and a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. She is also an ambassador for the Woodland Trust and Co-Chairs the Governments Industrial Leadership Council working on the implementation of the UK’s first Agri-Tech Strategy.
Judith Batchelar OBE said: “I am absolutely delighted and feel truly honoured by this recognition. I’m very proud of what we’ve achieved at Sainsbury’s so this is testament to the work of my team and everything we’re doing to drive innovation and quality for our customers. We’re committed to our values and sourcing, as well as supporting our farmers and always looking for new, sustainable ways of working.”
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