Emerald Foods is a premium ice cream manufacturer making and sharing New Zealand’s market leading brands including New Zealand Natural, Killinchy Gold, Chateau, Zilch and Like Licks. In addition, Emerald Foods offers private brand development services and manufactures for customers around the world. With offices in Auckland, Syndney, Hong-Kong, Shanghai and Beijing, Emerald Foods employs over 200 people generating $5.7 million in annual sales.
Emerald Foods initially expressed the following needs:
- Save time on specification management
- Access to a collaborative environment for product formulation
- Speed up approval cycles and sharpen decision making
- Interface the product development solution with the ERP system