Innovation Center

Opening September 2022

Feast Your Eyes on the Future

We love problems so much, we’re building a place to chew on them every day! Our
new 50,000 sq. ft., first-of-its-kind Innovation Center will deliver food innovation from research to rollout, all under one roof at unparalleled speed.

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Tour (Y)our Innovation Center

Seeing (and tasting) is believing! Interested in touring our new facility? Learn more about booking a virtual or in-person visit with our team of solvers.

A Foodie’s Playground

State-of-the-Art Show Kitchen for In-Person and Virtual Cuttings

See products in action in our one-of-a-kind show kitchen. Ideal for in-person cuttings, but equipped with cutting-edge audio and visual technology to accommodate virtual demos.

Top-of-the-Line R&D Lab and Kitchen to Mimic Your Operation

Designed with flexibility in mind, our R&D kitchens and labs feature the most advanced equipment, tools and talent enabling us to replicate the BOH of any custom operation.

Two Cutting-Edge Pilot Plants to Simulate Real-World Manufacturing

Evaluate new ingredients, formulations and processes on a small and agile scale, or conduct detailed equipment demonstrations for our vast network of manufacturing partners.

Full-Scale Sensory Panel and Dedicated Consumer Insights Facilities

Located in one of the top test markets in the U.S., our Consumer Insights facility features an 8-booth sensory panel and market research observation rooms.

Extensive Food Safety, Quality Assurance and Control Capabilities

Our in-house QA Lab delivers best-in-class product quality at every stage, meeting safety and regulatory requirements that help our customers do their jobs.

Consumer-Driven Market Research and Insights Department

Our team of “Problem Seekers” monitor menu data, track industry trends and conduct proprietary research to inspire the next big ideas in food innovation.

Where to next?

Our Approach

So, you’ve seen where we solve problems… Now it’s time to learn a little more about how we solve problems – Check out our process!

Formulate

We don’t innovate just to innovate – Our dynamic team develops smart solutions to big problems. Check out some of our capabilities!

Food for Thought

Dig in – there’s plenty of helpful information for everyone!

Making of Cold Foam

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The “Keep-It-Crispy” Problem

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The “Add-The-Cold-Foam-Hold-The-Headache” Problem

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