A Recipe for Success? – Jamie Oliver’s brand story deconstructed

26th May 2015Branding & Brand Story, Food, Drink & Hospitality

In the sixteen years since he hit the nation’s TV screens as ‘The Naked Chef’, Jamie Oliver’s empire has grown to encompass 30 TV series, almost twenty cookbooks, five restaurant brands, cookery schools, kitchenware ranges and numerous apps. Worth an estimated £150million globally, Oliver’s stable of brands are respected throughout the world, and the attachment of the Jamie Oliver brand to a venue or product inspires confidence and seldom fails to generate a high level of interest. So what can food brands learn from this success?