Caitlin Le Harivel is a Product & Business Development consultant with more than 10 years’ experience in the food industry, including 5 years leading innovation in a nationwide, multi-site food company as well as managing her own projects in the food & creative industries.
Caitlin combines her passion for food and design to create a variety of unique events and culinary experiences such as edible souvenir shops, fortune telling candy floss and liquid nitrogen cooking classes. If you are looking for a unique way to launch your product or business check out our Custom Events page for a taste of what we can offer.
I want to take people on a culinary adventure. I create eating experiences that are playful and fun, and which hopefully inspire people to look at art, food and design in a new way. What could be better than food that feeds the imagination as well as the tastebuds?
Food Manufacturing/Product Development Expertise
Caitlin Le Harivel’s area of expertise is New Product & Business Development, helping companies to achieve their Business goals by creating a strong NPD procedure, upgrading systems and procedures. Something she takes pride in is managing the full NPD process – being able to coordinate multiple departments and processes to bring to new products to market from the manufacturing floor to market shelf.
In her most recent role at Wishbone, she created multiple top-selling products and introduced new ranges in multiple food types from smoothies to sandwiches and Heat to Eat meals. She introduced an on-trend Paleo range which included a Paleo muesli yoghurt product which outranked the 10 year favourite in the breakfast category. She also managed relationships with key clients and suppliers and carried out pricing and costings reviews.
She has a broad Food Manufacturing knowledge, including ingredient sourcing, labelling, Foodstuffs product process, Foodworks Nutrition Software, GS1 Barcodes, supply and pricing negotiations, amongst others. She also has experience in FSANZ Food Standards Code compliance – and brings her experience with NIP, allergen declarations, ingredients listings etc. to the NPD process.
For your next food project or culinary adventure please contact us to find out more.