Development Process

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Phase 1

PROJECT SCOPING OUT MEETING £POA + VAT PER PROJECT

We are experts in bespoke design for all liquids and specialise in...

Tonic Waters

Cold Brew Coffee

Kombucha Drinks

CBD Drinks

Energy Drinks 

Nootropics

Functional Waters

Protein & Collagen Drinks

Nutritional Bars

Sauces

Oils

Marinades 

 

We look at our clients individual experience and skill set to build a bespoke framework to support their journey. This session is essential for all new projects to make sure that a brand goes into development fully informed. 

The meeting will be followed with an optional write up with business & brand suggestions followed by a further 2 hour meeting to discuss the feasibility report and review the initial concept. 

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CONCEPT CREATION

Build Out Brand/ Founder Narrative
Brand Agencies & Muse Products
Analogous Analysis of Existing Brands in the Market
Customer Profiling
Brief for Liquid Design
Types of Preservation
Brix of Products
Ph of Products

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FEASIBILITY

Small Scale Production Costs
Large Scale Production Costs
Draft Value Chain 
Basis for Business Plan
Packaging Formats
Shelf Life
Microbiology
Labels/ Sleeves
Printed Packaging
Product Insurance

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GO TO STRATEGY

Set Out Clear Direction & Objectives
Routes to Market
Growth Plan, Building Strategies that help Improve Profitability & Long-Term Value
Funding & Investment Planning
Launch Discussion
Term & Role 

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Phase 2

RECIPE CREATION & IP OWNERSHIP  - £POA + VAT PER PRODUCT

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Recipe Specification Plan

Juice Content
Sweetness Brix Value
Sugar Source
Flavours
Extracts 
Preservation 
Alcohol Source (if alcohol design)
Acidification Ph & Source

We will create you a bespoke recipe from scratch to your specification. 

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Sample Ingredients Procurement & Supply Chain Check

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Sample Round 1

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Sample Round 2

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On-Site Recipe Sign Off Session

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Phase 3

1000 LITRES PILOT RUN/ PROOF OF CONCEPT - £POA + VAT PER PRODUCT

Pilot Sample Run Mini

 

1x Product £POA 

2x Products £POA

 

We will run 10 litres of a product into finished packaging this includes below

 

Ingredient checks

Mixing

Chilling

Carbonation if required

Filling into Can or Bottle

Pasteurization 

Water cooling

Labeling or Sleeving

Boxing or Shrink wrapping

Micro Test 3 Bottles or Cans 


Micro & Nutritional  Testing 


Micro Test - 3 Bottles Per Product 10 Days £POA


Nutritional Testing - Per Product 10 Days £POA

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Phase 4

COMMERCIALS, COMPLIANCE, LABELS, CLAIMS, SHELF LIFE TESTING - £POA + VAT PER PRODUCT

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Commercial Review

Ensuring your product meets commercial kpi's our team will review and build out

Launch P&L

Product P&L

Product Costing

Value Chain Small Scale Final Number

Value Chain Large Scale Final Number

Investment Milestones & Trigger Points

Supply Chain Set Up

Label Compliance 

Our labelling compliance experts work across markets, offering reliable independent advice for food and beverage labelling. Their extensive knowledge and experience means they understand the commercial pressures of getting labels right the first time.

Ingredients Ordering & Safety Data Sheets

Allergen Statements

Nutritional Table 

Sample Application onto Bottle/ Can of label or Sleeve

Packaging Compliance

Label Procurement 

Barcodes Procurement & Scan Checking 

Boxes Procurement & size Assistance

Pallet Regulations

Ongoing Shel Life Testing

Quarterly real time microbiology shelf life tests from an independent laboratory

Monthly tasting sessions ensuring aroma, appearance and taste meet signed off characteristics