Adam has 15+ years of experience in the Japanese F&B industry, particularly in distribution, sales, market entry, and so much more.
Raphaelle is highly experienced in the ideation, development and commercialization of food chemistry, food science and food technology.
Cho Youn devised a sourcing strategy and consolidation plan for over 200 suppliers in health, personal care, and beauty.
Marc Matsumoto is an F&B consultant and culinary creator based in Tokyo, Japan. He spent over a decade working as a brand and consumer marketing executive.
Craig has spent 25 years in the research industry working for some of the world's leading agencies. Craig has worked in the UK, Australia, Singapore, and Thailand.
A French national fluent in Chinese and English, Olivier has worked for 15+ years in China. He has been closely working with a large panel of importers and retailers.
Yukino leads successful Japan market entry with 15 years of international experience, brand-building expertise and a passion to unlock insights for localization strategy.
With 14+ years in operations management and technical function, Tassa focuses on sourcing specialty ingredients and advising in the stage gate process of product development.
Robert has 15+ years Japan focused FMCG Marketing experience, growing world class global brands. Robert achieve challenging goals with unique solutions.
Donald is an importer experience with the organic health space. He knows the Japanese market and the do's and dont's of marketing foreign products to a Japanese audience.
Felipe has worked in China for 10 years and in Colombia for 8 years. He founded a consulting firm that provides services to a wide range of topics related to the Coffee and F&B industry.
Jong Tak has been an experienced businessman for over 28 years. He successfully established a profession in the field of sales management.
The GourmetPro network has more than 50 F&B experts based in different countries around the world, ready to help you unlock new business potential.EXPLORE MORE PROFILES
Our network of tactical experts cover all expertise in the industry from planning successful strategy to leading the execution
Analyze market potential
Assess the Product/Market fit
Recommend Market Entry strategy
Prospect and engage import distributors
Coordinate the negotiation
Monitor the product launch
Recommend winning business expansion strategies
Manage your distribution partner
Lead new project development
Act as your local brand manager
Propose winning brand strategies
Manage marketing campaigns
Advice on regulation
Check food labels and claims
Support product development and reformulation
Advice on innovation and market intelligence
Collect analytics, trends, and insights
Monitor business performance
A professional on our core team will work with you to understand your goals, product values, and technical needs.
Within 72 hours, we carefully vet our network and provide you with the best expert to execute your project.
Start your project right away by receiving a free-of-charge tailored proposal with clear deliverables. In addition, you are in direct contact with your expert and can reach out anytime.
Every applicant to the GourmetPro network is rigorously tested and vetted through a selective in-house process. We make sure they have excellent communication, strategic & analytical skills and a complete mastery of their discipline. We value professional journeys with proven track records of new-business building.
Beyond their brilliant technical capabilities, our experts excel at creating and delivering new growth initiatives from the ground up. They can strategize the whole plan while also get their hands dirty and leading the implementation.
Our network is ready for tomorrow's business challenges by embracing advanced and specialized skills including innovation research, new product formulation, alternative distribution models.
Although we hope you work with our experts long-term, you can scale your GourmetPro team up or down within a matter of weeks, not months or years in order to leverage new business opportunities in a fast moving economy.
Even though the network is wide, you only have to deal with a single entity and point of contact for all your administrative processes. No need to deal with multiple registration processes, contracts or payment schedules.
For the whole length of our collaboration, you will be assigned your own account manager. They will make sure to always understand your challenges in order to handpick the right fit for you and manage situation changes.
The team at GourmetPro is very professional and always proactive during the management and delivery of a project, which is really appreciable. Their agency model gives us a lot of flexibility since there is no two identical campaigns with the same scope of work. Also good to hear that they are now expanding in new countries.
If you want to work with someone who can assist with the market entry for beverages in Japan, look no further than GourmetPro. They have experience and know how to penetrate the market.
GourmetPro is a great combination of enthusiasm, reactivity and work quality. All our projects together led to clear success; they are definitely an important business partner for us in Asia.
Gourmet Pro has been outstanding to work with. Communication, timing and finding the right expertise is key for entering a new market. Gourmet Pro has answered all three and continues to support Native's growth in Japan.