Food Innovation

Manage your innovation strategy in the food industry

Helping you master an effective approach to food innovation

Food innovation R&D project organization


A well-organized implementation will position your R&D projects as a motor driving your business development. A well-structured method will reduce the risk factors.
Food innovation process and environment


Break out of the mold when inventing a new product, optimizing a process, incorporating new ingredients.... The source of innovation is infinite but to develop these ideas you need the right environment.
Food innovation strategy


For innovation projects, identification of market opportunities, evaluation of the technological-economical feasibility, and estimation of the needs facilitate the construction of a development strategy with the greatest chance for success.
Drive your strategy for food innovation

Which innovation strategies have you implemented? The invention of new food products, reduction of ingredient costs or improvement of production processes? There are numerous opportunities for innovation but the first step is to verify that the focus of your food innovation strategy aligns with your overall business goals and the market.

Our proven food industry innovation management method gives you a firm footing for success from the first step with a strategic audit of your current processes and resources.

By meeting your team, pinpointing your strengths and analyzing your equipmnent and processes, together we will build the optimal innovation strategy for developing your business.

Our recommendations and the action plan it provides you with will help you: 

  • deploy and optimize innovation
  • engage your team and
  • minimize your risks

Mastering an innovation strategy

Discover a proven method for implementing innovation in the food industry

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How to Innovate

Innovation requires effective organization and strategy

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Innovation workshops

Inventing the products that respond to emerging market needs or innovating to disrupt the market – these are the objectives of innovative food and beverage R&D.

Benefits of an innovation workshop:

  • Free yourself from the limitations of today's conventions
  • Break out of habitual thinking models and truly innovate
  • Imagine new recipes
  • Identify new consumer trends

The workshops provide a space for new ideas to emerge by transcending established rules and anticipating the needs of the market in order to develop new recipes and products that will meet those needs.

The food innovation program provides an opportunity to update and improve your production and packaging processes.

Our Zest'Innov methodology will provide you with a portfolio of unique ideas for your innovative food industry projects.

Each workshop is personalized to address your specific challenges and goals.

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Create and develop an innovative business

Do you strive to create an innovative food business? Are you entering a new market or proposing new products or services? To limit the risks inherent in all innovation, it is critical to start with the right foundation, position your concept and evaluate it from all perspectives of development for the short, middle and long term goals.

Considering the human and technological investments in building the foundation allows for correctly scoping the project and evaluating the financial requirements to take your innovation to a new level, or to use innovation to create more opportunities for your business.

We help the heads of agri-businesses and food innovation project managers by:

  • Providing feasability studies of the technical-economic factors of your food innovation project
  • Evaluating market opportunities and key players
  • Identifying and introducing you to potential partners, collaborators and suppliers
  • Assisting with defining and implementing your marketing strategy

On-demand TRAININg

Master the skills and tools needed to optimally manage your food innovation programs

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Structure your food innovation process

Managing development of new projects is not enough. Creating a structure for the innovation process will allow you to control risks.

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