A HORSFORTH-based manufacturing company which helps keep the fizz in carbonated drinks has appointed a new business development specialist.

Sue Wood has joined CO2Sustain, developers of a processing aid that helps makers of carbonated drinks keep the fizz in their products for longer.

Sue, who has more than 25 years’ experience in the beverage industry, will be looking after a portfolio of existing brands and manufacturers across the UK and developing relationships with new customers.

CO2Sustain currently works with drinks brands and manufacturers across four continents and is active in 25 countries across Europe, Latin America, India, Africa, and the Middle East. Exports are growing at 300 per cent annually.