Leigh Edward is the CEO of Ferndale Foods Australia. Leigh’s father Bruce founded Ferndale Confectionery in 1995, and Leigh took over the reins in 2010. Ferndale Confectionery produce well-known brands JILA MINTS, JOLS Pastilles and BLITZ MINTS for ALDI.
In 2017, Leigh founded The So Soft Marshmallow Co., now Australia’s largest dedicated marshmallow manufacturer, producing over 80 tonne of the sweet treats each week during peak time.
More recently, Leigh & Bruce founded FoodLine Australia- a $22 million investment into building a state of the art healthy snacking facility, capable of producing over 180 million snack bars each year.