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About Us

Founded in 1998 Innovate Solutions was originally a Technical Consultancy & Food Recruitment Company servicing the Irish food manufacturing, retail, distribution, food-service and related sectors.

Food Consumer Research and Sensory Testing was introduced in 2006 in response to the rapid development of the consumer foods sector in Ireland and the need for a specialist food research services provider.

Our Dublin City Centre research facilities include PC Equipped Sensory Suite, Food Preparation and Storage, Focus Group Area.

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What We Do

Innovate Solutions is a consumer research company that offers a full suite of services from product comparison testing, quality control through to complete new product development strategies primarily in the food & beverage (alcohol & non-alcohol) industries but have also completed projects involving toiletries and household products. Our research methods include:

  • Internal & External Contract Sensory Panels
  • Product Assessment & Benchmarking
  • Focus Group Research / Consumer Panels
  • Integrated NPD & Consumer Assessment
  • Concept Development & Assessment
  • Sensory Profiling / Fingerprinting
  • Claim Support
  • Home Use Testing / Home Use Trials
  • Online Surveys: Consumer Food & Beverage
  • Packaging Assessment
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Case Studies

The Innovate Consumer Research team have completed projects involving 100’s of products for a wide variety of organisations throughout the food sector including

  • Multinational Food Companies
  • Food Manufacturers / Processors
  • Retail Multiples & Discounters
  • Wholesalers and Cash & Carry
  • Foodservice / Fast Food
  • Distributors & Importers
  • Semi State Organisations
  • NI and UK Manufacturers / Distributors
  • Food Academy & Startups
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Food Consumer Research and Sensory Assessment

Innovate Solutions is unique in having Food Production, NPD and Food Technology expertise in over 50 consumer food categories and technologies plus Consumer Research and Sensory Testing expertise. With over 13,000 registered consumers for online, central location and home usage trials we address not only the WHAT but also the WHY and the HOW.

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