Meet The Team

Kenneth Benning


Kenneth has over 20 years experience within the global caviar trade and was at the forefront of founding the first ever British caviar farm, Exmoor Caviar. Kenneth is also owner of the UK's original fine food online retail company London Fine Foods and owner of London's leading caviar wholesaler, Shah Caviar.

He has an expert eye for quality in caviar and is regularly invited to host talks on the varieties of old and new world caviar, caviar farming and the global caviar industry as a whole. His caviar products are currently served in most of the UK’s Michelin starred restaurants and leading hotels.

Jemima Benning


Jemima has a strong background in the Sales & Marketing of high end luxury brands. During her career in fashion marketing she worked for fashion houses Vivienne Westwood & Pringle of Scotland and also assisted on PR campaigns for Anya Hindmarch and Jimmy Choo.


After a brief stint in the global shipping industry, she became immersed in the luxury food industry through her work at Exmoor Caviar, London Fine Foods Group & Shah Caviar. She brings to Caviar Biotec knowledge of the luxury brand market and high end account management.


Patrick Koehorst

Technical Director

Patrick has been working in the meat- and fish-processing for more than 25 years and has been a successful pioneer
in developing and implementing new products and processes for international customers.

With many years experience in the production of oils and proteins from raw materials, Patrick brings with him the tricks 
of the trade for the gentle extraction of valuable ingredients from various raw materials.


His hands-on experience and approach in the field of developing innovative processing technologies and recipes has 
been very helpful in realising our state-of-the-art production facility.

Michael Garrett, MBE

Director of Innovation

Mike's career has spanned over 50 years with specialisations including the generation of deep low temperatures, superconductivity, river and harbour rescue from pollution spills, including the Thames, and advanced techniques for the separation of gases.  Further work involved anaesthesia, cryosurgery and imaging in oncology, as well as food transportation.

He has lectured at the Royal Institution and worldwide conferences, and founded the Surrey Schools Helium Challenge in conjunction with the Charity SATRO.  

He became Director of Innovation for the BOC Group and received an MBE for services to Innovation.

Peter Clough

Director of Regulatory Affairs

Peter is an internationally recognised consultant with several decades of experience in the field of  speciality nutritional oils.


He has managed clinical trials, process and product development and quality assurance programmes for some of the leading companies in this area.

Peter works closely on our behalf with Mylnefield Lipid Analysis, the independent testing laboratory, to ensure the quality of Caviar Biotec oils.

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