Know-How

Supply Chain

Supply Chain

We're able to draw on the capabilities of an international supply-chain organization with numerous areas of expertise.

  • Building capabilities and improving efficiency
  • Optimizing distribution across multiple channels
  • Designing, engineering and building scaled processes
  • Focusing on producing food safely and responsibly
  • Striving to improve the strategic sourcing of inputs

Marketing

Marketing

We've been building successful brands across the globe for decades, so we can offer unique access and insights that will help you engage consumers.

  • Access to our comprehensive insights and proprietary tools
  • Connections to global communication agencies and groups
  • Audience-targeted social and mobile media capabilities
  • Shopper and category insights for perfect shelving in stores
  • Relationships with channels and partners across all media

Sales

Sales

You need insights. Our team has a broad spectrum of sales experience in a variety of markets.

 

  • Established relationships with retail partners
  • Experience across traditional retail, convenience stores, club, natural and organic
  • Successful promotional partnerships and pricing strategies
  • Expertise in various categories including front-end, center of store, perimeter of store and frozen foods
  • Knowledge of multiple go-to-market strategies including direct to retailer, broker networks and store-to-door distribution
  • Thought leadership and expertise in category management

 

Innovation

Innovation

We're driven to develop innovative new products and the brand structure to support them.

  • Expertise in uncovering fresh consumer insights that inspire ideas
  • Diverse, experienced and creative talent pool
  • Best-in-class strategic tools and processes to accelerate ideas
  • Focus on food safety to ensure high standards and consumer safety
  • Vast external network of strategic manufacturing partnerships to complement internal expertise and expanding capabilities

Research & Development

Research & Development

With world-class capabilities and an experienced team, we can help you refine your products and perhaps inspire even more innovations.

 

  • We have specific experience with natural and organic products, breakfast foods, snacks, and frozen foods
  • We develop ideas, from both internal and external sources, and actively encourage our employees to pursue their own ideas
  • Our open innovation program has helped us further strengthen our research capabilities and improve how we manage strategic alliances
  • We use an integrated stage-gate process to manage our strong innovation pipeline – this process coordinates R&D, supply chain, and marketing to help build brands
  • We have a strong global R&D structure
  • Our world-class central R&D facility houses a diverse staff of leading scientists and engineers representing more than 40 different nations

 

Advice

Advice

We will always have your best interests at heart. And if we don't have the answer you need, we'll help you find the people who do.

  • Legal guidance
  • Financial advice
  • Human resource experience
  • Geographic-specific insights