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About Us

Jayen Food Concepts Ltd was formed in 1997 by John Neal. This system had to be an easy cost effective hot food option for retail stores. With over 200 outlets (& growing!) nationally the company has now grown to have a wealth of knowledge in the ‘hot food on the run’ industry.

Our Team

Jayen Team

Our capable and creative team have a number of years in the food industry, in particular the convenience channel:

  • John Neal (Founder) - involved in the food industry 40+ years
  • Jan Turner (Co-Founder)
  • Leanne Prujean (Business Manager)
  • Mark Prujean (Business Manager)
  • Dave Gratwicke (Central North Island Sales Manager)
  • Andy Campbell (South Island Sales Manager & Foodstuffs NZ Account Manager)
  • Sharon Bradleigh (Customer Service & Head New Installation Trainer) – with good experience in health & safety industry
  • Monique Reid (Office Administration & New Installation Trainer)
  • Ivy Lee (Information Technology)
  • Nikki Khan (Tele Sales)
  • Geoff Rhind (Warehouse/Despatch)
  • Russell Webb (Warehouse Assistant)


We also proudly sponsor these charities:

Gobabygo New ZealandThe Trillian Trek