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Amidst all the disruption, the changing buying channels, and consumer upheaval comes the unabated demand for food, beverage, and other CPG businesses to bring new products to market. Listen in as Gary Nowacki talks to brand, product, and innovation experts to uncover best practices and real techniques that will help improve the new product development process within your business. 

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Barb Stuckey, President and Chief Innovation Officer of Mattson, joins us to discuss how to successfully drive future innovation.

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BARB STUCKEY, MATTSON, NPD

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Paul Neumann, VP of Product Development at Califia Farms discusses building a brand that can be used and thought of in multiple categories.

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VP of Innovation Greg Kean from WellPet discusses how pet food is evolving with consumers today.

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GREG KEAN, WELLPET, INNOVATION

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Honest Tea co-founder Barry Nalebuff joins us to discuss what it takes to create a stand out brand in the beverage industry.

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BARRY NALEBUFF, HONEST TEA

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CEO of Ocean Hugger Foods, David Benzaquen discusses a new era of plant-based foods—specifically seafood.

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DAVID BENZAQUEN, OCEAN HUGGER FOODS, NPD

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We sit down with Culinary Development Chef Nick Landry and discuss how to deal with the constant pressure of revisions.

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NICK LANDRY, SOUTHEASTERN MILLS, NPD, R&D

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In this episode, Consultant Chef Greg Grisanti digs deep into product innovation from a chef's point of view.

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GREG GRISANTI, KETTLE CUISINE, NPD, INNOVATION

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CEO Rob Laing of Farm.One talks about the revolution of food farming in the concrete jungle of Manhattan, New York.

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ROB LAING, FARM.ONE, INNOVATION

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Pre Brands founder Lenny Lebovich talks about innovation in the meat industry and how he got his own brand off the ground.

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LENNY LEBOVICH, PRE BRANDS

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Billionaire GT Dave gives the inside scoop on how he turned his kombucha beverage into a billion dollar business!

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Vice President of Research and Innovation at RXBAR Eliana Pinilla-Ryhal talks about how RXBAR continues to innovate.

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ELIANA PINILLA-RYHAL, RXBAR, INNOVATION

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Best-selling author of Clean Meat, Paul Shapiro takes a deep dive into how close we are to replacing animal protein.

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PAUL SHAPIRO, THE BETTER MEAT CO.

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CEO Justin Singer talks about everything you need to know about having CBD as a food ingredient.

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JUSTIN SINGER, CALIPER FOODS, CBD

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Former R&D culinary manager of Boulder Brands Sebastian Nava discusses all things NPD and how to target millennials.

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SEBASTIAN NAVA, BOULDER BRANDS, NPD

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UPNA President Loren Israelsen discusses all things CBD and dives into how this billion-dollar industry is becoming larger than life.

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LOREN ISRAELSEN, UNPA, CBD

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Certified culinary chef and senior product development scientist Kimberly Schaub talks NPD and why some companies struggle.

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In this episode, Adam Yee discusses different approaches to plant-based meat and what the future holds for this emerging market.

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ADAM YEE, THE BETTER MEAT CO.

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Eric Kiker of The Digestible Brand stops by TraceGains' studio to share successful strategies for innovation in food and beverage.

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ERIC KIKER, THE DIGESTIBLE BRAND, NPD