We work with food manufacturers, co-packers, ingredient suppliers and agricultural groups.
A La Carte Connections can support your team at any stage of the R&D process. Read more below about how we have helped other food companies with their unique challenges.
Read what our satisfied clients are saying.
“Rachel’s consultation was extremely useful for our startup sauce company. She was
very generous with her time. She was able to recommend a supplier that was perfect for us to start our R&D with. She put a lot of things into perspective for us that we were
Overall, very good experience with Rachel!”Salivation Snack Foods
“I am so glad I found Rachel's website! Rachel provides resources that are top-notch and extremely helpful. Her e-book is a MUST-HAVE if you're an entrepreneur trying to develop a new food product.
I decided to pay for a one-hour phone consult as well, which I feel is a must-do for first-time food entrepreneurs. She really was able to help put our food concept and business into perspective as to what to expect and prepare for. Her advice and guidance was EXACTLY what we needed in helping us figure things out. I can't recommend her highly enough.”Brian C.
“Rachel has been a great resource for our brand as we are developing a new product and taking it to market. Her book is clear and insightful, and the consultation made all the difference!
She is serious about safety and has gone above and beyond to help us. She met us in person and gave us invaluable advice on sourcing, trade shows, and pitfalls to look out for. I highly recommend both the book and the consultation!”Emily W.
“My husband and I are starting a pet food business and talking to Rachel really enabled us to hone in on the right things to do to get started in the right way. We learned about key food processing techniques to ensure safety, and how hot to cook the food in a USDA approved kitchen. We are able to discuss packaging, food labels, FDA regulations and supplements.
We really feel like we now have a ready resource we can turn to whenever we have more questions. I can't tell you how that puts us at ease.”Michiko Q.
“After carefully reviewing Rachel's website and downloading a few of the free resources I decided to buy her e-book with a one-hour consulting session included! The e-book is an outstanding resource which helps put some of the issues you will face entering the food industry into perspective... it really is a great investment and a must have for those of us with limited food industry experience. She was a pleasure to talk to and I could immediately tell she loves what she does and is GREAT at it. I look forward to working with her in the future as I continue to grow my idea. Thanks Rachel - YOU ROCK!!!”Jose O.
“Consulting with Rachel was a great experience; she was enthusiastic, patient and creative; offering me valuable information on how food functions and how to apply it to my product.
She really takes the time to thoroughly answer your questions and explain those hard to answer questions which have helped me tremendously. Thanks, Rachel!”Stefanie D.
“I would highly recommend Rachel's eBook and consulting services for anyone interested in taking a food idea from concept to market. The eBook is an easy, short read, but includes a lot of detailed information regarding food chemistry and industry insider tips.
During our consultation, Rachel provided insightful information and REAL TALK about the challenges of creating a food product that met my standards, and making it safe in terms of shelf stability. Worth every cent. Thanks, Rachel!”Jessica T.
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