The CF Advantage

The center generates consistent game-changing success for its clients by delivering some very simple, yet powerful advantages over usual food innovation companies:

  • Velocity – Rapid Iteration of prototypes against concepts
  • Translation – Ability to scale up a prototype without losing its integrity
  • The Right Network – Strong network with access to the right resources to develop and commercialize superior products

Velocity
Rapid Iteration of Prototypes Against Concepts

Professionally Trained Chefs

Quickly and accurately inspire and translate ideas and/or desired customer experience into flavorful gold standards

Seasoned Food Scientists

With over 25 years experience at major flavor houses able to creatively and instantly transform gold standards into superior, commercially viable products; access to efficient and innovative technologies

Well Defined Process

Capability is full-service (one-stop);
  • Ideation
  • Prototyping
  • Consumer Testing
  • Revisions
  • Commercialization

Independently Owned


Right Resources to Move Quickly

Food pantry, culinary and scientific talent, industry specific cooking equipment, spice and flavor lab, consumer facilities to simulate market testing, the right network of ingredient suppliers and manufacturers (as needed) to get the job done quickly


Translation
Ability to scale up a prototype without losing its integrity

Commercially Source able Ingredients

Prototypes are designed with commercially source able ingredients from the start (all natural, kosher, parve, etc.)—artisan, organic, specially packed to industry standard

Manufacturing Experience

Optimizing recipes "on the plant floor" is an art—perhaps 50% of the success of the entire innovative process. Food scientists are able to anticipate challenges pre-trial and design products with more innovative food ingredients which will allow products to thrive in a manufacturing environment

"Whole Product" Development

A seasoning pre-blend ensures consistency, product performance (customer experience) and flavor impact as intended by a chef, marketer, etc.


The Right Network
Strong network with access to the right resources to develop and commercialize superior products

Global Flavor Companies

As a seasoning manufacturer, CF has access to multiple flavor libraries, new technologies, flavor experts and trend information

Functional Ingredient Suppliers

Access to emerging food technologies from multiple ingredient suppliers; able to speak food scientist to food scientist; formulating correctly from the bench

Restaurant Chefs

Day-to-day exposure and collaboration with restaurant and food group chefs who share trends, recipes, and insights

Food Manufacturers, Equipment Suppliers, Ingredient Suppliers

Day-to-day exposure and collaboration with co-packers, food manufacturers for national and global restaurant and retail brands, distributors, entrepreneurs, food boards, innovative equipment suppliers, etc., which allows for seamless "go-to-market" capability


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