This panel will provide insight into the CM&P industry and what emerging brands need to know before working with co-manufacturers and co-packagers. The session will be moderated by Carl Melville, the Founder and Managing Partner of The Melville Group, and will provide expert insight from CM&Ps on the practical applications of using co-mans to scale up production.
- Checklist of what brands need to know before approaching a CM&P
- How to find a CM&P and form a partnership
- Contracts, duties, responsibility of both parties, and legal implications
- How do logistics and warehousing factor in? What about e-commerce?
Cathy Bacon , Owner at Freedom Foods, LLC
DeAnn DeVenney , Director of Sales and Marketing at Maverick Packaging Inc.
Leslie Dahlin , Director of Finance at GreenSeed Contract Packaging, Inc.
Rick Mastroianni , President at TRM Services (contract manufacturer)