• Ithaca, NY
  • Lafayette, CO
  • Livermore, CA
  • Naples, FL
  • Plymouth, MN
Food and Consumer Product Development
A Rich History with Broad, Innovative Thinking
Our company combines the consulting legacies and capabilities of the National Food Lab, Food Perspectives and other industry leaders to bring comprehensive food solutions.

The Team

The National Food Lab Team

The National Food Lab [NFL] delivers globally known experts in product development to solve product challenges. Many are PhDs in their field, with experience in both Top 20 and startup food, ingredients and consumer products companies. Only The NFL combines unique insights in consumer guidance, formulation, sensory science, scale up and market acceptance to offer a complete partnership from market need to market success.

Product and Process Development

Ed Collins

Director and Practice Lead, Ithaca

Juan Pellecer

Associate Director, Ithaca

Brett Ceurvels

Business Unit Manager, Naples Site Lead

Terry Berman

Senior Technical Manager, Lafayette Site Lead

Eric James

Technical Manager, Ithaca

Catalin Moraru

Technical Manager, Ithaca

Mike Orlando

Project Leader, PLM and Specification Management, Ithaca

Jennifer Keaveny

Program Leader, PLM and Specification Management, Madison

Consumer Insights and Sensory

Joyce Lizzi

Practice Leader and Business Unit Manager, Plymouth

Kathy Brewers

Client Service Director, Plymouth

Michelle Montalvo

Client Service Director, Plymouth

Megan Aubrey

Head of Client Acquisition, Plymouth


Alan Roberts

President and Commissioner, Madison

Rachel Taylor

National Sales Manager, Denver

Contact Us

    The National Food Lab
    13755 First Avenue North
    Suite 500
    Plymouth, MN 55441

    Rachel Taylor, National Sales Manager

    [email protected]

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