Meet the Team

We love people almost as much as we love food.

We firmly believe that people buy people first. That’s why we make the time to build strong relationships both inside and outside our business. Our clients tell us this is one of the main reasons they chose Product Chain and continue to enjoy working with us.

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Fiona Esom

Fiona Esom
Managing Director

Creative, resolute, collaborative, trend spotting, intuitive, bold and bright. Food & drink innovator, strategist and networker “We can, let’s go!”


Steven Esom

Steven Esom

Decisive, strategic, inclusive. A passionate retailing veteran (Sainsbury’s, Waitrose, M&S, Tyrells) with a reach and reputation in a range of industries. Brings a broad perspective “Let’s step back a moment and look at this another way”



Emma Harwood
Sales Director

Tenacious, spirited, direct, pragmatic, passionate and winning. Industry respected after almost twenty years of achieving what others thought couldn’t be done “What’s the problem?”



Rise Rytlewski
Operations Director

Detailed, persistent, motivating and magnificent. One of the best things to come from America in many years – you are in safe and skilled hands with her on your side “That’s easy!”


Spotting what’s hot and most likely to tickle retailer and consumer taste buds is in our DNA.

Our whole team are complete foodies with an insatiable appetite for trying new things. We’re always on the lookout for new products and enjoy regular ‘tasting sessions’ where we love debating upcoming trends and issues. We believe that living and breathing food and drink is essential to keep at the forefront of the industry.

Every member of our team is highly experienced in what they do, lending you the skills and insights you need to deliver your brand vision. Our Sales team are incredibly well connected, tenacious and resourceful. Ultimately they deliver results. Both our clients and our sales team are supported by skilful Client Liaison Managers who ensure smooth operations all the way.


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