In 1981, Jon Ratcliff, an honor graduate from Reeding University, joined national UK feed company J Bibby Agriculture as a Poultry Nutritionist. During his fifteen years with J Bibby, and latterly Associated British Foods, he undertook vaiours management positions culminating in his appointment as General Manager in 1990 and Commercial Manager in 1994 responsible for 4 multi species feed mills producing 450,000 tonnes per annum.
In 1996, he left to set up his own consultancy business, Food & Agriculture Consultancy Services (F.A.C.S. Ltd.) As well as providing a nutritional service, F.A.C.S. specializes in the implementation and audit of HACCP based food safety programs from farm through to processing. For more than 15 years, Jon has been consulting for the UK's leading supermarket, Tesco, on matters relating to animal feed and animal feed mill and supply chain auditing. He has considerable experiences in feed mill systems across the world and provides seminars and training on HACCP and GMP specifically for feed mills.