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Clarke Millar began working in the food business working in the family bakery alongside his brother Robert and his father Hazlett. The bakery manufactured sausage rolls and pies under their own brands and private label. Clarke then went into sales and eventually moved up the ladder to commercial director where he worked with some of the leading supermarkets and convenience stores in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.

Clarke Millar have a portfolio of chilled fresh food brands including Mulligan’s snacks, Millar Family Foods Sausage Rolls and the NEWLY LAUNCHED ‘The Anytime Omelette’, to be consumed as a healthier meal alternative or snack. Within chilled drinks there is Zumi fruit drinks and Millar Moo flavoured milks.

Located in Dunmurry their purpose-built site has held the British Retail Consortium’s grade AA accreditation since August 2016. Our foods are produced under strict hygiene standards and we have introduced a facility to produce own label products for our retail partners.

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Clarke Millar Director Clarke Millar Foods

Managing Director

Clarke Millar

Clarke Millar has always had a fervent interest in the food business. His love of baking derived from his beloved grandmother, Evelyn. Since he left school, he worked in the family bakery alongside his brother Robert and his father Hazlett. The bakery manufactured sausage rolls and pies under their own brands and private label.
Clarke later moved into sales as commercial director where he worked with some of the leading supermarkets and convenience stores in N.Ireland, Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom.

Clarke formed Clarke Millar Foods in January 2013, creating a purpose-built site in Dunmurry where we produce convenience food products under strict BRC hygiene standards and have introduced a facility to manage own label opportunities for our retail partners.

Our Expert Staff

Meet Our Team

Clarke Millar Director Clarke Millar Foods

Managing Director

Clarke Millar

Clarke Millar has always had a fervent interest in the food business. His love of baking derived from his beloved grandmother, Evelyn. Since he left school, he worked in the family bakery alongside his brother Robert and his father Hazlett. The bakery manufactured sausage rolls and pies under their own brands and private label.
Clarke later moved into sales as commercial director where he worked with some of the leading supermarkets and convenience stores in N.Ireland, Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom.

Clarke formed Clarke Millar Foods in January 2013, creating a purpose-built site in Dunmurry where we produce convenience food products under strict BRC hygiene standards and have introduced a facility to manage own label opportunities for our retail partners.

Director

Andrea Millar

Andrea has always had a passion for people and working in a team. Having completed her degree in Business Management at the University of Ulster Jordanstown her skill set naturally lead her into hospitality management with the Hastings Hotels group.
Her love of service, sales and strong visual skills later drew her into retail, spending a total of 16 years with the Arcadia group progressing from store management to satellite management growing a strong team of managers and staff below her in multiple locations.

Andrea joined the Clarke Millar team in 2017 -her role is that of assisting and supporting Clarke and the entire team in daily business operations and in future growth and development of the business.

Andrea adores dogs and her perfect day is spent in wellies in the countryside with them.

Andrea Millar Clarke Millar Foods

Director

Andrea Millar

Andrea has always had a passion for people and working in a team. Having completed her degree in Business Management at the University of Ulster Jordanstown her skill set naturally lead her into hospitality management with the Hastings Hotels group.
Her love of service, sales and strong visual skills later drew her into retail, spending a total of 16 years with the Arcadia group progressing from store management to satellite management growing a strong team of managers and staff below her in multiple locations.

Andrea joined the Clarke Millar team in 2017 -her role is that of assisting and supporting Clarke and the entire team in daily business operations and in future growth and development of the business.
Andrea adores dogs and her perfect day is spent in wellies in the countryside with them.

Andrea Millar Clarke Millar Foods
Mark Hermsen Clarke Millar Foods

Commercial Director

Mark Hermsen

After university Mark spent a year living in Lyon, the gastronomy capital of France where he developed a keen interest in food and drink. Since his return to the UK Mark has spent 25 years successfully working in a variety of marketing and sales leadership roles within the FMCG industry.
Mark is a highly committed, versatile and ambitious individual who joined Clarke Millar to help Clarke realise his own business growth ambitions. Mark is responsible for all commercial aspects of the business including commercial planning and strategies, management of existing customer relationships, portfolio development and new customer acquisition.

Mark is based out of Clarke Millar’s London office, but is regularly in contact with Clarke and the team….sometimes he’s even known to visit the site in Dunmurry! In his spare time Mark loves running, reading and spending quality time with friends and family.

Mark Hermsen Clarke Millar Foods

Commercial Director

Mark Hermsen

After university Mark spent a year living in Lyon, the gastronomy capital of France where he developed a keen interest in food and drink. Since his return to the UK Mark has spent 25 years successfully working in a variety of marketing and sales leadership roles within the FMCG industry.
Mark is a highly committed, versatile and ambitious individual who joined Clarke Millar to help Clarke realise his own business growth ambitions. Mark is responsible for all commercial aspects of the business including commercial planning and strategies, management of existing customer relationships, portfolio development and new customer acquisition.

Mark is based out of Clarke Millar’s London office, but is regularly in contact with Clarke and the team….sometimes he’s even known to visit the site in Dunmurry! In his spare time Mark loves running, reading and spending quality time with friends and family.

Technical Manager

Tamara Khatagova

Originally from North Caucasus (Russia) Tamara has moved to Ireland in 1999 to study. With MSc in Food Technology Engineering (Russia) and BSc in Food Science (Ireland) Tamara has over 15 years of experience working with large and small businesses in the Food and Drink Industry.
Prior to joining Clarke Millar in 2021 as a Technical Manager she worked for Sauce Master, Moy Park, Diageo Global Supply and AB-InBev’s across range of Technical roles.

In her free time Tamara loves cooking and going to the gym.

Technical Manager

Tamara Khatagova

Originally from North Caucasus (Russia) Tamara has moved to Ireland in 1999 to study. With MSc in Food Technology Engineering (Russia) and BSc in Food Science (Ireland) Tamara has over 15 years of experience working with large and small businesses in the Food and Drink Industry.
Prior to joining Clarke Millar in 2021 as a Technical Manager she worked for Sauce Master, Moy Park, Diageo Global Supply and AB-InBev’s across range of Technical roles.

In her free time Tamara loves cooking and going to the gym.

Location

Units 5-8, Dunmurry Industrial Estate,

The Cutts, Belfast BT17 9HU

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