R&D and Innovation Strategy
Grow and benefit from the expertise of a proven team of industry leaders.
Product Innovation Ideation
Kick-start your innovation with a proven process for ideating against strategic areas of opportunity in 1 to 3 days.
Detailed overall assessment of your product development life cycle opportunities, from ideation to commercialization and actionable recommendations.
Build a tailored network for your R&D needs and create layers of competitive advantage by building proprietary technology from leading experts.
Design to Consumer Value
Increase margins by increasing the consumer value of your products and challenging everything that customers do not value.
Whether it's bringing acrylamide levels down or performing a global food safety gap analysis, we can help you improve your regulatory and safety systems.
Associates & Partners
We are a team of highly experienced R&D scientists and engineers with especially deep experience in the food and beverage industry including building Health & Wellness portfolios globally. We have built an extensive, open innovation network with external research partners across universities, suppliers, consultants, and small entrepreneurs located around the world. We’re ready to solve your toughest R&D and product development challenges.
David Van Vlierbergen
Former Quaker Foods R&D Expert
Project Manager and Innovator
Global Regulatory Expert
Project Manager Ninja
Facilitated a session with the senior R&D team and worked with the team to implement a new innovation operating model.
Multiple product Innovations for their on premise food and beverage offerings led to incremental revenue.
Shortly after the breakup of Sara Lee holding, we created a long term innovation pipeline leveraging CJB’s global network of external solution providers.
CJB helped the company design their new R&D Center fostering much closer interaction with R&D and the other functions.
In a matter of weeks CJB and team lowered the sodium level for Popchips by over 25% AND improved product acceptance.
Why Choose Us
extensive open innovation network
We have built an extensive open innovation network with external research partners across universities, suppliers, consultants and small entrepreneurs located around the world.
high performing teams
CJB and Associates brings high performing teams with diverse backgrounds, talents and work styles. We have experience working across diverse cultures across the world.
results oriented approach
We have a results oriented approach, blending strong analytical skills, intellectual curiosity and strategic thinking.