The British Society of Flavourists wishes Henry Heath MBE a very happy 100th Birthday. Henry was born 18 March 1918 and during his career was an influential and well renowned flavourist, mentoring many young flavourists in the profession and art of flavour creation. He was a founder member and Past President of the British Society Flavourists and in 1987 was made an Honorary Member of the Society. His books, ‘Flavour Technology’ published in 1978 and ‘Source Book of Flavors’ published in 1981, are testimony to his professionalism and expertise and are used by flavourists around the world to this day.

We are very fortunate to have received permission from the family to publish a short Biography of Henry Heath, written by nephew Chris Sweeney, along with some wonderful photographs.