Let Our Beverage Formulation Consultants Give You The Advantage of a Winning Formula
Your beverage’s formula is the foundation for its success. Commercial beverage formulas ensure that beverages look and taste exactly as intended every time it’s produced at a large scale. A properly developed formula will also maximize manufacturing and supply chain resources, helping you create a sustainable, competitive advantage.
Build with a Bigger Vision in Mind
Many people don’t realize the number of decisions and insights it takes to create a commercial formula. Every decision impacts manufacturing feasibility, costs, packaging feasibility, tax implications, regulations, claims, consumer messaging, and many other factors that will affect your business in the short and long term.
BevSource specializes in guiding you through the formulation process. Whether you need an RTD beverage, functional drinks, or energy drinks formula, we will ensure you end up with a commercial recipe resulting in a high-quality beverage that’s cost-effective, competitive, and aligned with your vision. Your final formulation and Statement of Process are your intellectual property, and they will serve as a major contributor to your beverage’s success.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Can BevSource help me formulate my beverage?
A: Yes – once we understand your beverage idea, we will identify and guide you down the right path to develop your formula based on your beverage type and unique characteristics. We will work with you to find the right ingredients and suppliers, finalize your formula, and make sure it is contract packer ready. We also make sure you are fully aware of all the downstream impacts of your formulation choices, including: cost barriers, supply chain challenges, packaging requirements, possible label claim implications, and tax factors to consider and monitor within the beverage industry.
Q: I already have a commercial formula. Can you still help me?
A: Yes – a BevSource beverage expert will review your formulation and ensure that it is commercially ready for a contract packer to produce. We can review the ingredient specifications to help you identify the most cost-effective suppliers, while ensuring that your finished product will still deliver the same taste and consumer experience you desire and expect.
Q: After formulation, who owns the commercial formula?
A: You do. Neither BevSource nor the flavor house (the beverage formulation company) that develops the formula will have any rights to your formula – you will always own it.
Q: How much do I need to budget for beverage formulation?
A: You’ll need between $20,000 to $45,000* to start turning your beverage concept into reality. Our beverage development experts will help guide you through the process of beverage formulation, giving you the insights, data and commercial formula that you’ll need to take the next steps in your journey whether that’s doing focus groups, getting samples in front of buyers or pitching investors. The costs at this stage depend on the number of SKUs you plan on formulating, the type of beverage and whether you want to invest in a pilot run before moving into full production.
*Estimated Costs Only. Other factors and your number of SKUs can influence your final costs.