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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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The Next Hot Thing in Plant-based? Sushi!

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

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NPD: How to Deal with 100 Revisions or More

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

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Want Great Product Innovation? Don't Cut Corners.

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

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Food Farming in Manhattan? It's Already Happening.

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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What If Steve Jobs Ran A Meat Company

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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Billionaire GT Dave gives the inside scoop on how he turned his kombucha beverage, with $0 in advertising into a billion dollar business!

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How Does RXBAR/Insurgent Brands Keep Innovating?

We sit down with the Vice President of Reseach and Innovation at RXBAR Eliana Pinilla-Ryhal and talk about how RXBAR continues to innovate.

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When Will We All Stop Eating Animals?

In this episode of CtoC, 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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What You Need to Know About CBD As a Food Ingredient

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

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NPD Tips for Gluten-free, Millennials, and More

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

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CBD: Fad or Trend?

UPNA President Loren Israelsen discusses all things CBD. You'll find in this episode a deeper understanding of how this billion-dollar industry is becoming larger than life.

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Product Development: Start with the End in Mind

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

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Different Approaches to Plant Based Meat

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

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Why Can't Some Food Companies Innovate?

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

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