food development & consulting services

Our Food Consultancy and New Product Development services are driven by our customers' demands.

This can from an initial brief or, as in a Blue Sky scenario, we could also attend preliminary brainstorming sessions and carry out research to ensure that any product developed is viable and in accordance with your aims and objectives.

Either way, we will work with you from concept through to launch and be with you every step of the way to ensure your product launch is successful.

new product development

We mainly develop private label products, which are developed by our dedicated team.

We have fully trained chefs that have worked in the catering industry as well as in food manufacturing and
fully understand flavours, practices and procedures to ensure tastes remain authentic and consistent
without jeopardising quality.

We have over 20 years of experience in various disciplines within the food industry. We understand the
constraints and pressures our customers are under to meet costing and sales targets. We never
compromise on taste and flavour!

We are constantly keeping abreast of the markets and regularly carry out taste testing and
benchmarking exercises to ensure we are up to date with the current trends.

We develop our own lines for most markets but always work with our customers to develop
bespoke lines specifically for their markets, whether its within the UK or anywhere in the world.

New product development can be in any category, including ready meals, protein items, snack
items such as samosas or spring rolls, soups and sauces, salads and food to go.

Our key strength is the ability to manage the complete development process.

We have a proven track record in meeting our customers' expectations and ensuring that the development process is fulfilled professionally on time, every time.

consulting services

In addition to complete New Product Development projects, we can provide consultancy services on a range of product related disciplines, including:

Cost Engineering
We understand the constraints food manufacturers, food service providers and retailers are under and work alongside them in ensuring any re-development of their existing lines are not compromised.

We can make recommendations for suitable matches and source alternative products to ensure taste, flavour and quality
are not compromised during the cost engineering process.

Technical Support
In the constantly changing business environment, our commitment is to meet the challenges with advanced and
continuous quality in product development.

Our technical capabilities ensure that quality standards are always synonymous with food product safety and comply
with all relevant legislative requirements.

Nutrition and Labeling
A fundamental part of the development process is ensuring compliance with FSA regulations. We will advise and recommend
on your packaging legal obligations to ensure that you are compliant with current legislation.

Photography and Food Styling
We have been working with photographers and food stylists who have worked with some of the major retailers. We will attend the shoot to ensure photographer and food stylist work in accordance with your brief and deliver the final shot to you.

ingredient and packaging sourcing & supply

Sourcing the right ingredients and packaging for your business is key to a successful long term launch.

With our vast database of suppliers we have worked with over the years and a dedicated in-house team, we are
confident in sourcing ingredients and packaging that will meet your requirements, both in quality and price.

We can source products from across the globe. We work according to your product specification and aim to
source reliable, competitive, quality products for our customers.

Once we have agreed your specific requirements we search our global network of suppliers and trading partners
to select the best product that will attract competitive pricing without jeopardising quality.

From frozen foods such as party foods to ambient to ready to eat products, we can source all kinds of products - remember, no item is too small to source.

distribution

We can distribute your products or act as your agent or representative in your market.

We can also manage your stocks, arrange storage and fulfil your orders.

We work with a network of transport companies that can handle small packages, pallet quantities
to full container loads.

We work with the retail markets, cash and carry markets as well as Amazon.

For a confidential discussion on any of the above services, please contact us.