R&D Consulting for
Food and Beverages FMCG

Food product development services

When you need seniority, market understanding, or technical knowledge to deliver innovation that challenges your R&D capacity, our industry experts can step in with a hands-on approach to help you find new opportunities from ideation to feasibility studies, ingredient sourcing and production process excellence.

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Product development

Product development
WE CAN HELP WITH

Use of new ingredients

Product improvement and portfolio management

Innovation pipeline & NPD

Project management

FOR EXAMPLE:

Alternative protein sources, superfoods, plant-based, and healthier substitutes for traditional ingredients.

Adjust formulations to include functional claims, make products healthier, and reduce environmental impact.

Customer-oriented,
agile, diverse, bold,
design thinking.

Mapping, gatekeeping, tracking, and leading cross-functional teams.

Consumer and market insights

Woman checking ingredients
WE CAN HELP WITH

Consumer research, insight into health and nutrition trends

Market innovation, new food technologies, ingredients trends

FOR EXAMPLE:

Qualitative and quantitative evaluation of concepts, products, and sensorial attributes. Curatorship of research, and scientific publications that bring fresh insight into product performance, consumer health, and lifestyle.

Evaluation of competitors’ portfolios, claims, and formulations. Opportunity mapping for ingredients, and new technology implementation to increase competitiveness. 

Process excellence

Engineers at work in manufacturing plant
WE CAN HELP WITH

Supply chain, value chain, and production process optimization

Raw material sourcing

Trials, pilots, commercial runs

FOR EXAMPLE:

Implementation of industry best practices and support to review processes to meet the criteria for specific certification

Reviewing raw material specifications and quality parameters that can impact ingredient performance, and sustainable sourcing. 

Strategy and implementation of production with third parties or internal facilities. 

Global Deployment of Innovation

Global Deployment of innovation
WE CAN HELP WITH

Understanding local needs

Managing innovation simultaneously in multiple countries

FOR EXAMPLE:

Connecting with local experts who understand the competitive landscape, regulations, consumer habits, and how to best address certain markets.

Leading international teams, and implementing global innovation strategies at a local level. Connecting teams from different countries to reduce information asymmetry and identify synergy opportunities.

Modular and integrated solutions for an inclusive approach to technical expertise

Ad Hoc Consultation

Ad-hoc consultations

Make informed decisions and save time with in-depth knowledge-sharing sessions with a senior food industry consultant to get curated technical information about a specific ingredient, market, or food technology. 

Food development projects

Projects

Create a bespoke and Innovative product portfolio using our unique project management methodology that combines food tech knowledge, design thinking, and years of industry experience. 

Continuous Support

Continuous support

Increase your innovation capacity with our ongoing technical support to work on multiple NPD and EPD projects simultaneously and create R&D strategies for mid and long-term innovation developments.

What our clients are saying

“The professional experience and knowledge have been truly valuable to the projects we have worked on together along with the superb understanding and interest in entrepreneurship.”

Investor | Fermented beverages

“We’ve been provided with very valuable and actionable recommendations throughout our journey. Very easy to work with, super responsive, and highly enthusiastic about food innovation, specifically in our field of alternative proteins.”

Start-up Founder and CEO

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