About us

Do you need help bringing your new innovative technology, products or services to the next level?

Gain greater confidence in your ideas, teams and decisions by working with Raphaëlle O’Connor thought leader in to apply our research, knowledge and expertise to your specific business and initiatives. Here at iNewtrition we are equipped with the tools, network, experience and expertise necessary to guide you on your journey in striving for success and achieving this goal.
We specialise in taking your new food innovative ideas and turning them into successful consumer-centric products that your customers will love to buy. Our team is compiled of many talented health and wellness experts, formulators and technologists who can actively lend a hand and will encourage you to create your best products possible; that are both healthier for us and the planet.
Our strong background in nutrition and life sciences combined with the latest technological innovations in food science will be pivotal in bringing cleaner, nutritious and compliant food products and services to your customers.

We are a worldwide food product development business consultancy that helps innovators and strategists research, develop and reformulate healthier products that consumers want and need.

If this sounds like you check out how we can help on our services page.


We are based in Ireland and operate virtually and globally through a network of food science experts, technologists, academics and industry experts. We understand that your time is crucial which is why we have gathered a range of professionals from around the globe available 24/7 to provide you with agile customer-obsessed solutions, immediate, confidential technical assistance and fast track nutri-functional food and beverage innovation.


We have put together a multi-disciplinary team of food business consultants with the know-how and experience to support your idea from concept through to commercial reality.  Our food science expertise includes all necessary disciplines for successful Health & Wellness innovation: nutrition and sensory sciences, (bio)technology and quality, microbiology, regulatory and project management.


Whether you are brand new to the food, health and wellness industry, or are an experienced company needing technical or business assistance to solve a specific problem, we can structure our services to suit your requirements. We work with start-ups, SMEs, large companies, strategists, investors, consultants, and any individual or organization who wants to develop sustainable, affordable and nutrient-rich consumer-centric food products that deliver multi-functional, nutritional and health benefits.

Vision & Mission

iNewtrition’s vision is to contribute to transparent, safe and fair systems made up of sustainable, nutritious and multi-functional food and beverage products to enhance Health and Wellness and create shared-value.

We aim to achieve that by collaborating with each other and helping businesses and organisations create food products that benefit the greater good as well as their bottom line.

About Raphaëlle O’Connor

iNewtrition’s founder and director Raphaëlle O’Connor has 25 years of experience working internationally for start-ups and multinationals in converging products for consumer health.

After starting her career as a food scientist and technologist, she led multiple global and regional teams, supporting brand and business development projects with Wyeth, Pfizer and Nestlé.

Her experience includes natural, bioactive and multifunctional ingredients used in many different FMCG categories such as infant formula, probiotics, nutraceuticals, dietary supplements and cosmeceuticals.

Raphaëlle is also the company director of Bia-Biz, a directory of free web resources for the food industry, an experienced project manager and a strategic adviser for many food start-ups, ingredients suppliers and manufacturers across Health & Wellness industries.

Exceptionally professional, dedicated and hard-working

“Exceptionally professional, dedicated and hard-working”

“Raphaëlle was a joy to work with, making it easy for us to do our job. She is an exceptionally professional, dedicated and hard-working person, and I would have no hesitation in recommending her. “

Liz Sheehan

Raphaëlle is a very energizing person that has great personal skills

“Raphaëlle is a very energizing person that has great personal skills”

“I had the pleasure to work with Raphaëlle during my experience in Nestle Nutrition Global Regulatory Affairs team. She proactively provided great technical support to regulatory evaluation on new products development and was able to lead I&R projects with efficiency and efficacy.”

Paola La Mendola

Her professional experience and knowledge has been so valuable

“Her professional experience and knowledge has been so valuable”

“At SiSú we’ve been very fortunate to have worked with Raphaëlle. She brings both energy and vision in everything she does with us. Her professional experience and knowledge has been so valuable to the projects we have worked on together along with her superb understanding and interest in entrepreneurship. “

Brian McGann
Director of Sisū

Raphaëlle is extremely knowledgeable in her line of work

“Raphaëlle is extremely knowledgeable in her line of work”

“Having worked with Raphaëlle, I can vouch for her diligent and hardworking character. Raphaëlle is extremely knowledgeable in her line of work with a great passion for self-learning and development. With her wealth of experience, Raphaëlle has strong project management skills and a results focused approach to her work. “

Caroline Wallace
R&D Process Development Specialist at Nestlé S.A. Wyeth Nutrition