Experienced professionals with proven track record in All Natural Foods, Complex Foods and OTC Pharmaceuticals.
- All-Natural Foods: Plant-Based Milked Nuts, Almond Milk, Cashew Milk and low-acid aseptic beverage products, meat-less foods, non-dairy alternatives
- Complex Foods: Infant formula, dairy based products, nutritional foods, food safety
- OTC Pharmaceuticals: Skin care products, topicals, gels, creams, ointments, semisolids, monograph products
Case Study: Elmhurst
ELMHURST based in Elma, NY outside of Buffalo uses an innovative milking process that produces a delicious, wholesome, non-dairy milk that maximizes the nutrition of whole nuts, releasing a superior creamy texture without industrial stabilizers, emulsifiers or gums. Laguna Source is partnering with Elmhurst with a monthly FLEX Recruiting agreement. Direct Hire placements as well as consulting fees are calculated based on a contingency rate offsetting a monthly retainer fee. Elmhurst gains the flexibility to hire candidates full-time, part-time or on consulting assignments based on their recruiting and staffing needs. Within 6 months, Laguna Source placed 5+ candidates further boosting Elmhurst’s R&D, Product Development, Sales (Retail and Food Service), Marketing and Direct-to-Consumer E-Commerce businesses.
Kathy helped us to find candidates with extremely hard to find niche skill sets in the R&D/Product Marketing space. She was able to identify quality candidates who not only had the experience we were looking for but candidates who truly fit with our company culture and brand values. I could count on her to provide timely updates, keep candidates engaged throughout the hiring process, and provide exceptional service.
Overseeing Site ops, plant manufacturing, capital projects, line expansions and technical operations for low acid aseptic beverages.
Overseeing Direct to Consumer eCommerce initiatives for all-natural foods. Managing Magento platforms, social media and digital marketing.
Leading Research, Product Development & Stage-Gate Innovation efforts for novel all-natural milked nut and plant-based dairy food alternatives.
Leading CRO Sales efforts within the Japan and Asia Pacific BioPharma and Pharma markets.