Our Services

Food Science is a combination of scientific disciplines that studies changes to food during processing, storage and in our bodies. At it's heart, it is the science -and art- of preserving the harvest; creating products that are safe to store, transport and of course, eat. Learn more about Food Science from the video below:

Analytical equipment

We offer the following types of services:

• Convert “kitchen” recipes to production format and processes
• Source commercial industrial ingredients
• Evaluate and advise on ingredient functionality
• Identify and evaluate potential co-packers
• Review labels for regulatory compliance
• Optimize products for yield, shelf life and cost effectiveness, or to meet specific requirements such as organic, kosher, allergen free or natural
• Manage, coordinate and attend in-plant production trials and start ups
• Develop and manage formulas and specifications systems

With over 30 years of food science and product development experience:

Based in Northern California, Mindful Food Consulting provides product development services to small and medium sized food companies all over the US.  We combine a unique set of skills and talent that is very broad based.  Comfortable with all aspects of the product development process, we have directed the development and start up of food products all around the world and all around the store.  This means you can depend on solutions that are creative, technically competent, well informed, and based on real world experience.

"You can, you should, and if you're brave enough to start, you will." -Stephen King