Global Challenges with Local Experts

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Adam Hall

Country Manager
Business Development
Market: Japan

Adam has 15+ years of experience in the Japanese F&B industry, particularly in distribution, sales, market entry, and so much more.

Previously at: Weber Stephen, Alcool
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Raphaelle O'Connor

Food Tech
Product Development
Market: Europe | USA | Asia

Raphaelle is highly experienced in the ideation, development and commercialization of food chemistry, food science and food technology.

Previously at: Johnson & Johnson, Nestlé
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Cho Youn Lee

Account Management
Market: South Korea | China | Hong Kong | Taiwan

Cho Youn devised a sourcing strategy and consolidation plan for over 200 suppliers in health, personal care, and beauty.

Previously at: Walgreens Boots Alliance
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Marc Matsumoto

Market Research
Market: Japan

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.

Previously at: Nissin, Hakutsuru, Netflix
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Craig Griffin

Market and Consumer Research
Market: Thailand

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.

Previously at: GfK, Kantar, ESOMAR
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Olivier Stauff

Market: China

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.

Previously at: InterChina Consulting
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Yukino Yamamoto

Market Research
Market: Japan | China

Yukino leads successful Japan market entry with 15 years of international experience, brand-building expertise and a passion to unlock insights for localization strategy.

Previously at: Labbrand
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Tassa Agustriana

Market: Indonesia

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.

Previously at: PT. Bening Big Tree Farms
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Robert Purss

Market Research
Market: Japan

Robert has 15+ years Japan focused FMCG Marketing experience, growing world class global brands. Robert achieve challenging goals with unique solutions.

Previously at: Reckitt, Perfetti van Melle
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Donald Roxburgh

Import Operations
Market: Japan

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.

Previously at: Cisco Capital
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Felipe Cabrera

Market Research
Supply Chain
Market: China

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.

Previously at: Hongjin Trade, Technochina
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Jong Tak Park

Country Manager
Business Developement
Market: South Korea

Jong Tak has been an experienced businessman for over 28 years. He successfully established a profession in the field of sales management.

Previously at: Nestle
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& 50+ more

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.


Our experts cover
all of your needs

Our network of tactical experts cover all expertise in the industry from planning successful strategy to leading the execution

Market Entry Strategist

  • Analyze market potential

  • Assess the Product/Market fit

  • Recommend Market Entry strategy

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Business Developer

  • Prospect and engage import distributors

  • Coordinate the negotiation

  • Monitor the product launch

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Business Advisor

  • Recommend winning business expansion strategies

  • Manage your distribution partner

  • Lead new project development

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Marketing Manager

  • Act as your local brand manager

  • Propose winning brand strategies

  • Manage marketing campaigns

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Technical Advisor

  • Advice on regulation

  • Check food labels and claims

  • Support product development and reformulation

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Market Analysts

  • Advice on innovation and market intelligence

  • Collect analytics, trends, and insights

  • Monitor business performance

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Within 72 hours, we carefully vet our network and provide you with the best expert to execute your project.


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Our Network

Pre-Vetted Experts

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.

Businesses Builders

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.

Leading the Future of the Food & Beverage Industry

Our network is ready for tomorrow's business challenges by embracing advanced and specialized skills including innovation research, new product formulation, alternative distribution models.

Get the ball rolling quickly

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.

Centralized access to a global network

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.

Top in class customer experience

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.

Our Service

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.

Philippe Demizieux

International Client Director

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.

Kraisan Chaengchenkit

International Business Development Manager

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.

Laurent Fihey

Co-founder & Senior Partner

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.

Guy Hobson

CEO & Co-Founder

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