Clean Label Food Product Development

Food is Our Passion

CuliNEX is a dedicated group of clean label food trailblazers with 250 years of combined experience.

Our diverse staff of leading culinary and food science professionals are some of the freshest thinkers who not only spot trends, but help you create them. This is where the next-big-thing happens and where your success begins.

We are first and foremost experts in food product development. Our experience in nearly every food category allows us to achieve deliciousness day in and day out. We develop our products with the end in mind, building within a framework of feasibility to increase successfully moving from benchtop to production line. Bringing great products to life comes naturally at CuliNEX. We are masters at reformulating and refining processes to optimize existing products.

Clean Label Food Product Development & Ingredient Sourcing

Clean Label Food Product Development & Ingredient Sourcing

Since 2005, the CuliNEX brand has grown right alongside the rise in clean label foods. CuliNEX pioneered a focus on clean label food formulation, and we continue to be at the forefront, delivering delicious and appealing products that are commercializable.

Areas of specialization include:

  • Allergen sensitivities
  • Organic ingredients
  • Natural ingredients
  • Non-GMO ingredients
  • MSG-free ingredients
  • Functional ingredients
  • Upcycled ingredients
  • Sustainable ingredients
  • Ethically sourced ingredients
  • Locally sourced ingredients
  • Globally sourced ingredients

What Does ‘Clean Label’ Mean to Us?

We have spent decades mastering clean label formulating, from restaurant kitchens to benchtop development to production and operations. We can help you create flavor-forward culinary offerings with ingredients that consumers can pronounce and are proud to serve.

  • Culinary craftsmanship

  • Smart, solutions-based food science

  • Ingredient statements that are simple and easy to understand

  • Meaningful and factual marketing claims

  • Natural and responsibly sourced ingredients

  • Balanced ingredient choices with performance and flavor

  • Sustainable ingredients and upcycled sources

  • Understanding and measuring harvest practices, agriculture regeneration, origin, footprint, and corporate responsibility

What Does ‘Clean Label’ Mean to Us?
Clean Label Solutions Tailored to Your Distinct Needs

Clean Label Solutions Tailored to Your Distinct Needs

No solution is one-size-fits-all. Innovation by its very nature means exploring the unexplored. Come to us wherever you are in your clean label food development project, however complex your challenge or opportunity. Together we’ll establish your unique differentiation and turn it into that breakthrough solution that sets you apart.

Client Testimonial

In recommending CuliNEX to others, we would say their expertise in the food space and organized process are incredibly impressive. We’ve come across many others that have promised results in various areas that have been subpar. From the beginning, CuliNEX demonstrated a clear understanding of our product, the ingredients we used, and the expectations for our market. They demonstrated a systematic approach of how they would go about making improvements and kept us updated throughout each step. We had complete faith throughout that they would be able to deliver to help us reach our goals.

— Maynard Okereke, COO

JADA Brands

The CuliNEX Difference

CuliNEX is a leading food product development organization delivering delicious clean label and plant-based foods at the leading edge of technology and innovation.

Providing an array of food development solutions to launch, reformulate and revive new and emerging brands, CuliNEX partners with clients of every size, from emerging brands to multi‑billion‑dollar CPG companies, ingredient manufacturers, commodity boards and commissions, retailers and foodservice operators.

The team at CuliNEX puts food first, offering more than 250 years of combined experience and expertise, to deliver culinary creativity—from breakthrough benchtop concepts through production.

The CuliNEX Difference
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