Food Ingredients

CPL’s strategy consultants can help you understand the commercial and technical nuances of the food ingredients industry. We can advise you on the best strategy for your business to follow. 

The food ingredient sector has seen some rapid changes in recent years. For example, this includes changes in the way ingredients are manufactured, side streams valorised, and ingredients sold. 

The drivers behind these include consumer preferences, e.g. in clean-label  ingredients, plant-based foods and alternative proteins.  There have also been significant technical advances e.g. in fermentation.

There has been significant change in some parts of the ingredients business. However, in more conservative parts of the industry change is incremental.

Also, some of the ‘new’ trends are far from new.  Re-badging and re-positioning of existing ingredients can give the appearance of larger markets and higher growth than is actually the case.

CPL has focussed on the food ingredients market for over 35 years, gaining unmatched experience and insight in this sector.

 Working with many of the world’s leading ingredient companies, our consulting has covered a wide variety of strategic topics. These include  diversification, vertical integration, research & development and market entry strategies. 

CPL’s consulting services also include identifying and  acquiring food ingredient companies for inorganic growth. 

CPL are the go-to food ingredients strategy consultants for those who require experience, authentic insight, intellectual rigour and commercial understanding.

The case studies below illustrate CPL’s consulting experience and expertise in the food ingredients sector. Please click on a title to see examples of specific engagements CPL has completed.

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