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WE TAKE start-ups FROM THE KITCHEN TO FACTORY PRODUCTion

The Taste creators team has over 30 years of experience in food and drink product development. We've supplied major retailers like Waitrose and M&S and learnt first hand how to grow brands and overcome the challenges of scaling up from a home-made recipe to a high-quality factory product. Our services are designed to help you quickly scale up to great-tasting factory products that your consumers will love whilst ensuring you're compliant for the major retailers and distributors. 

Our services

NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

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  • RECIPE DEVELOPMENT
  • INGREDIENT SOURCING
  • PRODUCT COSTING & MAXIMISATION

PRODUCT ANALYSIS

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  • NUTRITIONAL ANALYSIS
  • SHELF LIFE TESTING

DELIVERY & LAUNCH

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  • FACTORY SELECTION
  • PRODUCTION SCALE UP
  • TRIAL MANAGEMENT
  • FACTORY LAUNCH
  • PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHY

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Our work

We have experience in developing an extensive range of food and drink products including; 


BEVERAGE PRODUCTS

Sodas, Craft Tonic waters, RTD cocktails, Kombucha, Milk shakes, Protein Shakes, Healthy energy drinks and more.


FOOD PRODUCTS

Breakfast cereal, Energy ball, Ready meals, Sauces, Soups, Salads, Yogurt, Pate, Spreads, Hummus, Sandwich fillings, Desserts, Cakes, Low sugar cakes and Desserts, Biscuits, Steamed Puddings, Bread, Sourdough bread, Pizza, Pasta meals, High protein ready meals.

MEET THE TEAM

DONNA

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Founder of The Taste Creators, Donna started her culinary career at the famous Betty's in York, before moving into Food & Drink Manufacturing with project management & food development. She has gained extensive experience manufacturing food & both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages for large retailers including Waitrose and M&S

 She trained at Campden & Chorleywood in sensory evaluation, product sourcing, process development and nutritional analysis.

Donna is passionate about working with start-up businesses & entrepreneurs to make their exiciting new products a reality. 

DAVE

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Dave is a qualified Chef & Food Technologist who  graduated from Sheffield Hallum University with a BSc Hons in Food Marketing. He has worked with major retailers for the past 18 years. Prior to this, Dave worked as a chef in Michelin Star restaurants in the UK.

Dave is also Co-Founder of Smith Street Coffee Drinks & El Toro a Spanish Tapas Restaurant. He has experience of start up businesses and developing new brands.

His expertise lie with chilled & frozen Ready Meals, Breads, cakes, dairy and dairy free drinks and desserts.  fruit juices, flavoured waters, milkshakes, tea & coffee based drinks, glucose beverages & Ginger Beers

Dave is a well traveled foodi

PATRICK

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Patrick was born in France & brought up within a culinary family whom owned bistros and restaurants in the Alsace region of France. Partick first apprenticed in Switzerland before moving to Cote D'.Azur to fulfill his passion for  seafood based dishes before heading to UK to start work as a Development Chef for major retailers.

Patrick has specialised in fish, vegan products & Asian and oriental  products. 

Patrick is always available for hands on collaborative demonstrations and workshops

Contact Us

Drop us a line and find out how we can help you launch your food and drink business today.

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The Taste Creators Ltd

donna@tastecreators.co.uk

Hours

Mon

09:00 – 17:00

Tue

09:00 – 17:00

Wed

09:00 – 17:00

Thu

09:00 – 17:00

Fri

09:00 – 17:00

Sat

Closed

Sun

Closed