our services. technical applications

Ingredientbox specialises in providing solutions to:

  • Nutritional Fortification
  • Shelf life extension
  • Flavour, colour and textural stability
  • Salt and sugar reduction
  • Scale up and production process improvement
  • Ingredient cost optimisation and waste reduction
  • Developing unique selling propositions and line extensions
  • New product development
  • Clean label formulation and development.

These services are provided by our technical team using our new state-of-the-art Test Kitchen, Laboratory and Pilot Plant which is also available to clients for Sample Production and New Product Development. The test area includes:

  • 200sqm GMP compliant food grade processing facility
  • Commercial kitchen
  • Process Pilot Plant options include, kettles, vacuum tumbler, 50mm twin screw extruder, various cookers and extraction technologies
  • Packaging – bags, pouches, PP, CPET, foil, tub sealing
  • Dry storage, coolroom, freezer, blast freezer
  • Food sensory tasting
  • Drive-in palleted goods receival area and loading dock
  • Quality & analytical laboratory
  • Sample library and dispatch

Ingredientbox maintains the highest level of data integrity and confidentially of client information. Before all engagements, we require each party to execute a Non Disclosure Agreement.

To manage projects Ingredientbox prefers to use formal plans which are used by management to control resource requires, equipment availability, timing and costs. Plans can made compliant to allow organisations to make relevant claims, if applicable, under R&D grants which may be available from time to time.

Ingredientbox through its Agent relationships can also call on global recognised resources to be involved to improve project traction and provide best practice technical input and learning's.

Depending on the size, complexity, resource requirements and facilities used Ingredientbox evaluates the costs of providing technical services to customers. Once projects reach threshold values we require recipients of our work to meet the costs of the work as per an agreed plan and budget.