Advanced Food Labs, Inc.

Advanced Food Labs, Inc. is an analytical, ISO accredited laboratory specializing in the microbiological, chemical, and nutritional analysis of food and food-related materials. They are committed to providing the highest quality services, at the most competitive prices, with the shortest turnaround times. Their objective is to be the microanalytical company of your choice and their priority is to assist in making your products excel in the highly competitive marketplace.


Alex Waite

Alex is a food entrepreneur, product developer and Branchfood member. Her experience includes Director of Food Science at Chew Innovation, Director of R & D at Mary's Gone Crackers, Community Nutrition Researcher at Center for Nutrition and Acitivity Promotion, Lecturer & Teacher Assistant at California State University, Chico and most recently, Founder at Shameless Pets.


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Cornell Food Venture Center

Do you have a food product you’d like to bring to market? They can help! They provide assistance to ensure safety and stability of food products entering the marketplace including lab analysis for pH, water activity and Brix of food and beverage products, process authority approval and scheduled process: product review, documentation and process validation, resources for nutrition analysis, co-packers, packaging suppliers, shelf-life studies, regulatory compliance assistance, small scale food entrepreneurship guide for food ventures, food science 101 blog and more. 


Foodwit is a regulatory and scientific solutions agency that helps brands comply, evolve and mitigate commercial barriers. 

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Freelance Food Science + Technology Experts (from Kolabtree.com)

Extensive list of freelance food scientists for hire.




MadeConcepts helps entrepreneurial businesses launch consumer products and scale their companies, by creating a clear path from inception to in-store – with unmatched manufacturing expertise and trusted connections. They have guided the development, production and delivery of $1.4 billion in goods. From furniture and apparel to toys and electronics, they specialize in China manufacturing, Asia sourcing and global supply chains. Their expertise in commercialization – evaluating the profitability and business benefit of a new product – adds strategic insight that goes deeper than manufacturing and logistics. MadeConcepts' president, Frank Kautzman, is a Branchfood member.

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Natural Products Consulting

As a consultant since 1998, Bob Burke provides assistance in bringing natural, organic and specialty products to market across most classes of trade. This includes work in strategic planning, writing sales, marketing and business plans, budgeting, pricing, building distribution, broker selection and management, organizational development, strategic options, financing, branding, trade spending management, US market entry plans for international companies and assistance around M&A, due diligence and venture strategy groups. He is also the co-author and co-publisher of the Natural Products Field Manual, Eighth Edition and The Sales Manager’s Handbook


Newly Weds Foods

In the food processing and foodservice industries, Newly Weds® Foods is recognized as the premier global purveyor of customized breaders, batters, seasonings, and functional ingredients. Whether you're developing products for retail or foodservice success, you'll find our integrated resources are one of a kind.


NSF International

Founded in 1944, their mission is to protect and improve global human health. Manufacturers, regulators and consumers look to them to develop public health standards and certifications that help protect food, water, consumer products and the environment. As an independent, accredited organization, they test, audit and certify products and systems as well as provide education and risk management.

PTM Food Consulting

PTM Food Consulting Inc. is a full service project management and product development company serving the North American and International food, beverage, and dietary supplement industries. The business has its state of the art laboratories located in Point Pleasant NJ, where all the in house technical work is performed and conducted.

RealFood Consulting

A restaurant is an evolving living entity. From vision to development to improvement, running a restaurant is a constant flow. Their expertise ensures the process is seamless and streamlined no matter where you are in the cycle.


University of Wisconsin Madison, Center for Dairy Research

The University of Wisconsin Madison Center for Dairy Research is a source for technical expertise in developing food or beverages that (or could) contain a dairy ingredient.