Duncan Manley is a well known consultant to the biscuit industry. He started his career in food by working for J Rank, the flour millers and then, in 1967, he joined Chiltonian Biscuits in London as Technical and Development Manager. In 1973 he was promoted to Technical and Buying Director with Chiltonian.
In 1977, Duncan moved to Baker Perkins as Research Manager with the biscuit division.
In 1981 he established Duncan Manley Ltd, consultants to the biscuit industry internationally. While running this company he has written two books and six manuals on biscuit technology. His Manley's Technology of Biscuits, Crackers and Cookies was first published in 1983 and is still selling well in its 4th edition.
In 1991 he formed the Cambridge Biscuit Seminars, which ran teaching seminars three times per year for seven years. These were attended by delegates from 97 companies in 38 countries.
The Biscuit Doctor aims to continue his desire to share his knowledge and experience in biscuit making with others in this industry.