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Consulting
 

If you are considering establishing a commercial cheesemaking enterpise or looking to develop your existing business, I may be able to work with you to maximise your potential.

I can also provide technical advice to support existing cheesemakers enhance existing products, develop new products or solve cheesemaking challenges.

Contact
Neil by email to discuss your requirements.

Consultancy Services

 

 Technical services
  • Technical advice on cheesemaking
  • Recipe formulation to suit equipment and plant
  • Troubleshooting for manufacturing problems
  • Regular performance and product appraisal.
  • Development of systems and processes (eg storage and maturing)
  • Cheese Grading and sensory evaluation services
  • Advice on staffing levels  

Factory design services

  • Existing sites: Inspection, selection and suitability advice, recommendations
  • New sites: Provision of complete floor plan layout to the client Liaison with the building architects
  • Review of clients own plans
  • Advice to contractors 

Equipment services

  • Commissioning equipment including production runs in new facilities.
  • Equipment selection recommendations.
  • Designing and commissioning new equipment if required
  • Custom designed equipment
  • Assistance with equipment purchasing
  • Advice on new and used equipment suitability for purpose 

Financial services

  • Estimates of equipment, set up and building costs
  • Product costings
  • Assistance with the preparation of operating budgets
  • Estimates of equipment and set up costs
  • Product costing (single product) using spreadsheet with costing scenarios.
  • Multiple products costings 

Training services

  • Cheesemaker advice
  • In house staff training
  • Training advice
  • In house staff training at the time of commissioning 

Other Services

  • Advice on packaging and marketing, where appropriate
  • Dispute Mediation over product quality issues