Client: Subsidiary of Fortune 500 food service and retail company
Assignment: Developed and managed through commercialization line of nutrient-managed
soups on short-term schedule. Managed product development and quality parameters,
cost analysis, nutrition information verification and labeling. Managed production,
quality assurance and shelf-life testing. Set standards to ensure consistency
of mixture met company's diet program.
Client: Specialty health food retailer
Assignment: Developed, from concept through plant test confirmation, new salad
dressings and sauces. The work included product development, cost analysis,
nutrition confirmation, ingredient and nutrition labeling, claims verification,
and quality parameters and control limits on a short development schedule.
Client: Asian specialty sauce and ingredient manufacturer
Assignment: Identified and verified U.S. contract packers for the company.
Assessed and matched technical capabilities, process systems, cost and packaging.
Verified product formula, finished product and process specifications, and
assisted in development of quality systems to support production.
Client: Major U.S. manufacturer of frozen foods
Assignment: Developed design to accurately test and predict shelf life. Worked
with the manufacturer to implement shelf-life testing under lowest cost conditions.
Client: Specialty Japanese soy sauce company with U.S. operations
Assignment: Manages all sales and marketing programs for the company. Advises
on new product lines and extensions, labels and graphics. Advised on production
of dry soy sauce and introduced company to salad dressings and cooking sauces
using soy sauce as a base component.