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Our International Partners



Focus Management Consultants is a co-founder of the International Food Recruitment Alliance – a consortium of like-minded food and beverage recruitment consultancies based throughout Europe providing more choice to clients and candidates on the global food recruitment stage.
IFR-a  provides clients with the opportunity to access  a collective Database of more than 500,000 food/beverage specialist candidates across Europe .  By utilising IFR-a, clients are able to draw on the resources of one or all of the partners’ services to optimise talent acquisition for international or domestic recruitment projects.
Fees for assignments are costed on an individual basis to reflect the complexities of each client’s resourcing requirements as well as the respective charges of the partners involved in the assignment.
Set up in 2009 by the leading specialist food recruiters in distinct European markets, IFR-a is unique in that it is the only dedicated international recruitment alliance specialising in the food/beverage industry.  Each member of IFR-a is the leading food recruitment expert in their own country and has a clear passion for, and knowledge of, the food and beverage industry.
For more information on IFR-a and possible recruitment assignments, please contact consultants@focusinternational.uk.com  or the Office on 00 44 1625 560778
Below are details of our Recruitment Partners across Europe:


DUPP / Den Uijl Ploeg & Partners aims to be first choice in the food sector in the Netherlands, for Food Recruitment, Executive Search and Interim Management.

From their central location in the Food Valley Wageningen, DUPP is continuously investing in creating connections and knowledge in the food sector and its job market. By specialising in this way DUPP has grown to become the food sector's market leader in the Netherlands. DUPP has long-standing partnerships with various employers in the food sector, ranging from large multi-nationals to medium-sized organizations and smaller family businesses. They include Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) businesses who work with famous-name brands, and business-to-business (B-to-B) companies who work with ingredients, packaging materials, production or services destined for the food sector. DUPP acts on behalf of applicants educated to Bachelor's or Master's level, who are seeking employment in the food-related sector in various positions.

Their main functional disciplines are: Marketing & Sales, Operations, Research & Development, Quality Assurance and General Management. This concerns applicants with work experience, from a second career step to a top position in a functional discipline as well as general management positions. In close cooperation with our IFRA partners they can meet the increasing demand for internationalisation of human resources in the food sector across countries and cultures.

+31 0317 46 86 86

Email: Info@dupp.nl 

Click here to visit Dupp's Website.


 Foodjob nordic logo

People are your most important resource when developing and growing your business. Your success depends on having the right people in the right job.

At Foodjob Nordic, they help you find them.

They have delivered outstanding recruitment services to the food industry since 2010. Their broad knowledge of the industry and extensive network in Denmark and the rest of Scandinavia give you an efficient shortcut to talented, new employees.

They offer a personal approach to recruitment with a firm emphasis on long-term relations and partnerships. One of their hallmarks is the high degree of interaction with clients and candidates throughout the recruitment process.

Their offices in Denmark are located in international science and business parks, keeping them in touch with industry needs and close to their clients. 

+45 7070 7519

Email: info@foodjobnordic.com

Click here to visit Food job Nordic's Website.


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Created in 2009, LeaderIA International Search is a leading consultancy specialised in the food industry, from the field to the fork through four branches:-

  • Production (agriculture, collection, agricultural supply, etc)
  • Processing (ingredients, nutrition, life sciences)
  • Distribution (logistics, retail, foodservice, export and industry)
  • Consumption hotel catering

They are specialised in Board positions, sales/marketing, production and support functions.

LeaderIA particularly focus on the perfect match between companies’ DNA and candidates’ personalities, backed up by their expertise as coaches and assessment experts.

+33 1 40200707

Email: contact@leaderia.com

Click here to visit Leaderia's Website.



Based in Munich, Rau Consultants are the leading personnel and recruiting consultancy specialising in the food industry and its value chain partners. In this sector, they search for, select and integrate executives and experts for all levels and function areas of company management.

Founded in 1975, they offer consultancy for people from people with the tagline "If success counts, it is the people who matter". Their work is backed up by many years of experience, both in consulting practise and the food industry. Rau Consultants currently completes over 100 successful recruiting projects per year, 20% of which have an international background. The more food specific the job requirements are, the greater their strength is. Thus, they mainly fill positions along the supply and value chain, in research and development as well as marketing and sales. Their wide and versatile client pool includes major global players, as well as innovative medium-sized enterprises and family-owned businesses.

Their support exceeds searching for and selecting candidates. Clients and candidates benefit from our individual and personal support in every phase of our joint projects. Furthermore, they integrate all resources of their consulting portfolio, including personnel and organisational development.

+49 (0) 89 1895520-0

Click here to visit Rau Consultants Website.



Recfood Consulting aims to be the first choice for recruitment services in the food sector in Poland. The company was founded in 1997 and for over 13 years has established excellent relationships with various employers in the food business, ranging from large multinationals, to medium-sized organisations and smaller family businesses.

Most of the roles for which RECFOOD acts as recruitment partner are in the functional areas of sales and marketing, operations, research & development and quality assurance. They approach each Client individually; all their services are "made to measure". Recfood are focused on maximising the effectiveness and efficiency in carrying out projects, proof of which is their wide circle of long-term relationships.

+48 (22) 436 20 70

Click here to visit Rec Food's Website.