Barney joins the Southampton-based frozen food and beverage manufacturer from chocolate business the House of Dorchester.
In his new role he will be responsible for the development of Frecco’s factory, ensuring it is fully operational in time for a new product development line set to launch early next year.
Barney, who has over 29 years’ experience in the industry, said he was looking forward to growing the Frecco brand and establishing it as “the leading supplier of all natural portioned frozen food and drink products within the foodservice industry”.
Sian Ellingworth, business development director at Frecco Food & Beverage, said she was delighted to welcome Barney to the team.
“Paul makes a great addition to the team, and his years of experience and knowledge will help us continue our growth as we look to take the Frecco brand to new levels,” she added.