Commercial Partners 2023

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2023 Commercial Partners

Centric Software

From its headquarters in Silicon Valley, Centric Software® provides a Product Concept to Consumer Digital Transformation Platform for consumer good including food and beverage.

Centric’s flagship Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) platform, Centric PLMTM, delivers enterprise-class merchandise planning, product development including packaging and formulation, sourcing, quality and compliance and product portfolio optimization innovations specifically for fast-moving consumer industries. Centric Visual Innovation Platform (CVIP) offers highly visual digital board experiences for collaboration and decision-making.  

Centric Software pioneered mobility, introducing the first mobile apps for PLM, and is widely known for connectivity to dozens of other enterprise systems including ERP, DAM, PIM, e-com, planning and more as well as creative tools such as Adobe® Illustrator and a host of 3D CAD connectors. 

Centric’s innovations are 100% market-driven with the highest user adoption rate and fastest time to value in the industry. All Centric innovations shorten time to market, boost product innovation, reduce costs and support sustainability.  

More than 4500+ brands including Wicked Foods, Great Kitchens, Harry & David, TESCO, Modern Gourmet Foods, Guangzhou Restaurants, SNS, Milarex, and more trust their business to Centric Software®.


Evalueserve provides quality-focused IP and R&D search, intelligence, and IP prosecution solutions. Our unique mind+machine™ approach brings impact to your IP and R&D departments at every stage of the innovation lifecycle. Mind+machine™ refers to our combination of human expertise and best-in-class technologies. With offices in the United States, Switzerland, China, India, Chile, and more, our global footprint allows us to provide multi-lingual services.

Fuchs North America

Sharing isn’t just for social media - Fuchs creates flavors your customers will love to pass around. We’re your partner in developing delicious food products, driven by consumer insights and delivered with the confidence of a 75-year industry leader. Our innovative seasoning solutions, quick response times and customer-centric process are the perfect blend to bring your next share-worthy creation to life.


Infor is a global leader in business cloud software products for companies in industry specific markets. Infor builds complete industry suites in the cloud and efficiently deploys technology that puts the user experience first, leverages data science, and integrates easily into existing systems. For food manufacturers, Infor’s ERP solutions have food and beverage industry functionality built-in for operational excellence, product lifecycle management, supply chain planning, and asset management. Discover how your business can utilize Infor cloud solutions to improve food safety, minimize waste, and provide greater supply chain transparency.


Lantern is a strategy and innovation consultancy, 100% focused on the food and beverage industry. We have helped companies such as Danish Crown, McDonald’s, Nescafé, Sigma and Unilever identify white spaces and convert them into bold and audacious innovations. Applying agile, design thinking methodologies, Lantern brings its international perspective and deep food expertise into the design of powerful strategies and products.


A natural nutritionally dense plant-based powder from fruits, vegetables and other botanicals providing real food nutrition. A clean label with no chemicals, synthetics, excipients or other additives or “unpronounceable” words. Only 225 mg provides 50% of the DV for 12-21 nutrients, naturally. Easy to formulate: no impact on taste, flavor, palette feel etc.

Significantly increase your products’ nutritional profile and enhance the marketability of food, beverage, pet and supplement products.


In March 2022, Trace One acquired Selerant. Since, our combined company has strengthened its global position in the PLM market for consumer-packaged goods (CPG) by reaching more geographies and integrating further solutions and assets to better serve our customers worldwide. ​

Together, Trace One and Selerant offer the global leading end-to-end PLM and compliance solutions that transform the CPG industry. With more than 30 years of experience in new product development, packaging and formulation management, we supply a single, collaborative platform for process manufacturers and retailers—from raw ingredient suppliers and boutique brands to global CPG giants and blue-chip retailers. ​

We help businesses connect, comply, and create remarkable products that empower consumers and shape the world. Our extending global community of 6,000+ brand owners spans more than 170 countries and produces over $500Bn in revenue each year.


Tastewise is an AI-driven data platform that provides food and beverage companies with the data and digital transformation necessary for change management and resilient decision-making. Our platform acts as an operating system within food companies; by mapping trillions of eating and drinking moments, as well as customer data, we digitize archaic workflows and speed up innovation. This improves alignment between consumer preferences and product offerings, ultimately reducing waste across production and disposal processes. Capturing real-time, actionable insights into consumer behavior at home and away-from-home, our platform allows users to put their consumers at the center of every decision, from conception and innovation, through marketing, selling, and tracking. We work with leading food brands, retailers, and their providers -- like Nestle, Mars, PepsiCo, Campbell’s, Doordash, Kroger, Givaudan, and more -- to meet and guide tomorrow’s consumption behavior.


TraceGains is revolutionizing CPG supply chain agility through an innovative Networked Ingredient Marketplace. The ability for businesses to seamlessly connect with partners through a networked marketplace is essential for collaborating to solve today’s unprecedented supply chain challenges. Information about ingredients and supply chain partners flows instantly using intelligence and automation. Our patented PostOnce™ technology allows authorized stakeholders to share and receive vital information, precisely when, where, and how they need to operate efficiently and remain competitive. Through the power of a global network, supply chain agility is achievable. TraceGains provides the world’s only holistic networked solution for global brands gaining speed and control over compliance and product development.

For 15 years, TraceGains has provided the world’s only holistic networked solution for global brands gaining speed and control over compliance and product development. Using the power of a network, brands collaborate on 425,000 ingredients/items from more than 55,000 supply chain locations creating greater agility, resilience, and joined sustainability within the business ecosystem that masters the modern supply chain.