Our Team

People are at the heart of Community Foods and the key to our (and your) success. With industry leading knowledge and expertise, we work in partnership with customers to make your business our business.

In fact, when it comes to natural and organic ingredients there really isn't much our team doesn't know.

Martin Rome

Managing Director

Martin joined Community in April 2009, bringing over 20 years experience in dried fruit, nuts and seeds having started his career with S&W Berisford before moving to Voicevale and latterly Whitworths for 8 years where he held the position of Purchasing Director. Martin became Managing Director of Community Foods in January 2010, reshaping the company into a focused supplier of packaged and bulk ingredients into the retail and manufacturing sectors.

Martin has held a number of senior industry roles, including Chair of the UK Dried Fruit Industry for several years, Chair of the European representative body for Dried fruits and Nuts (Frucom) for 10 years and Chair of Brussels based SACAR that represents a number of European Agri industries. Today he is Vice Chair of the newly formed UK trade organisation, NDFTA (Nut & Dried Fruit Trade Association) and remains on the board of SACAR.


David Lewis

Commercial Director

David joined Community in 2000 and quickly developed the company’s fledgling retail presence - in particular navigating Crazy Jack to become a grocery sector organic brand leader. 

Now heading up the retail division, David and his team have strategically built upon Community’s sourcing expertise to forward both our brands and a thriving private label business.


Tracy Kane

Brands Director

Tracy started at Community in 2002, having gained experience in the natural food industry for several years before that.  Having progressed within the company, she now creates the strategy for Community’s diverse portfolio of brands, giving her a multi-category understanding of the retail market. 

Tracy is an advocate of the Organic Trade Board and contributes as part of their Membership Committee.


Colin Smyth

Supply Chain Director

Colin has worked at Community for over 10 years, starting in customer services before quickly progressing through the company in key operational roles


Partners & Affiliates

Organic Trade Board
Soil Association