DEVELOPMENT PROCESS

Stage 1 - 2 Hour Consultation Project Feasibility - £POA

 

This session is essential for all new projects to make sure that a brand goes into development fully informed.

 

Products we specialise in

 

Tonic Waters

Cold Brew Coffee

Kombucha Drinks

Cbd Drinks

Energy Drinks 

Nootropics

Functional Waters

Protein & Collagen Drinks

Nutritional Bars

Sauces

Oils

Marinades 

 

key areas below areas of discussion

 

  1. Timeline of project 

  2. Set up costs

  3. Target market

  4. Branding

  5. Marketing

  6. Trademarks

  7. Manufacture costs

  8. Lead times

  9. Minimum order quantities

  10. Packaging options

  11. Investment

  12. Sales

  13. Compliance

  14. Recipe design profile 

  15. Wastage expectations  


The meeting will be followed with an optional write up by Lee Jeffries with business & brand suggestions followed by an additional follow up 1 hour meeting for £250 + Vat 


Stage 2 - Recipe Creation, Compliance, supply chain set up.  Per Recipe - £POA

 

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


Development Plan & Process Flow

 

Week 1

 

2 Hour recipe specification design session 

 

Ingredients list creation

Flavour profile 

Sugar (Brix Value per 100ML)

Retail price to consumer

Wholesale price to retail

Brand to wholesale price

Bottle, Can,  Bag In Box

Pack Size 

 

After this meeting we will draw up a product specification that Drinks Chef Limited & You the client will sign.

 

We will then source the materials and create first round of samples within 5 weeks 

 

Week 6

 

Sample Tweaks

 

We will have a one on 1 tasting session and discuss any alterations on site and create a final round of samples.

 

We will also discuss packing options & finalise pricing

 

We will create a draft costing for the product 

 

We will create a margin chain for the product

 

Final samples sent to lab for nutritional testing certificate

 

Final Samples sent to lab for micro testing
 

Week 8

 

Development sign off - You will receive 

 

Recipe Card

Suppliers List

Ingredients List

Mixing Method

Product Specification

Recipe IP certificate 


 

Stage 3 - 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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