From Concept to Commercialization
To be done well, product development it requires clear vision, robust formulation, thorough testing, thoughtful ingredient sourcing, and proper processing in production. Whether its cleaning up labels, making better-for-you food by adding plants or reducing sugar, extending shelf life, or sourcing great vendor partners, our experienced team is up to the task to suit your vision, timeline and budget.
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Feasibility & Opportunity Analysis
Explore & Assess to Bring Innovation to Market Faster
How can you be sure your sweet idea won’t flop? CuliNex can help you make informed decisions by asking the right questions from the beginning.
We’ll help you see what’s missing in the market, scope out the opportunity, assess the competition, understand manufacturability and navigate food safety hurdles.
- Competitive Scan
- Store Walks
- Opportunity Analysis
- Ingredient Marketing & Sales Strategy Development
- Technical Feasibility Assessments
Ideation & Creative Concepting
Creativity & Concepts to Get Stakeholders Salivating
CuliNex can help you flesh out ideas whether you already have a hankering or need some inspiration. We put pen to paper on how your products should look, taste and feel, so you know exactly what you’re getting.
Whether you want a simple menu of concepts to cherry pick from or need us to blow out ideas with detailed descriptions, consumer benefits, market and consumer trend rationale, processing considerations and packaging opportunities, example SKU flavor profiles, and visually stimulating graphics and imagery – CuliNex has you covered.
- Ideation Sessions
- Paper Concept Statements
- New Product Platform Concepts
- New SKU/Flavor Concepts
Ingredient Sourcing & Testing
Select the Best Quality Ingredients
Because we work in all food categories, the CuliNex network of clean label ingredient suppliers is both broad and deep, which means we will find you the right ingredients for your products no matter the volume or rigorous the requirements.
We ensure your product is compliant with current regulations when drafting nutritional panels, ingredient declarations, allergen statements and proposed label claims. Your products are only as good as the ingredients in them—let us help you source the best.
- Industrial Ingredient Sourcing
- Documentation & Specification Review
- Price Estimates
- Technical Research & Functionality Review
- Vetting & Testing in Formulation
- Competitive Testing in Application