Hibiscus Solutions goes beyond providing bulk raw materials
As well as sourcing our high quality food and beverage ingredients, herbal ingredients, nutraceutical and pharmaceutical ingredients, you can also access our value-added services to improve your existing products and processes, develop new products to add to your product range or turn great ideas into commercial products. We can also help deliver success to your food production processes through improvements and quality management of your manufacturing procedures.
Here are some of the ways we can help your business!
Food safety during production is paramount to success; at Hibiscus Solutions we offer our customers services to improve your food safety in raw material management, handling of food ingredients, manufacturing (including HACCP) and export, especially to the Chinese market.
Chen Xiaotong holds a Masters Degree in Food Safety and has work experience in the Netherlands (Unilever) and China (DuPont). She has experience performing third party audits for ISO 22000 and ISO 9001 in China.
Food Science and Human Nutrition
Hibiscus Solutions can help you develop new or improved food formulations for production.
Ann Widanapathirana holds a Bachelor of Science in Food Science & Human Nutrition and a PGDip in Food and Nutritional Sciences. Ann’s area of expertise is in introducing new ingredients to new or current formulations to give your products a competitive edge.
Food Process Optimisation
Food process optimisation adds value to the manufacturing process; it can improve the product quality and consistency, increase profits and speed up manufacturing.
Alex Teng holds a Masters Degree in Food Science and his experience lies in new product development for large corporations, specifically in formulation for beverage and long shelf-life bakery products. His hands on approach includes analytical and technical skills in process optimisation and standardisation.
Lean Manufacturing/Total Quality Management
Hibiscus Solutions can help streamline your manufacturing process to eliminate waste and improve the quality of your products in response to continuous feedback.
Arnold Bernardo holds an Engineering Degree with 18 years of extensive experience across all areas of manufacturing. He has worked in multinational companies and attended multiple training courses in Japan over many years, including Panasonic, Yamaha, Toshiba, and Sony. He is a certified Lean Manufacturing Practitioner, Six Sigma Green Belt and Internal Quality Auditor. He is an expert in structuring a world-class TQM model; he can train and lead you to set-up your ISO9001 quality system. Arnold is also a trainer and consultant in driving your continuous improvement projects and lean culture transformation.
Hibiscus Solutions can help your company communicate the value of your product to your customers and grow its customer base, in particular the Chinese market.
Xu Lifeng has vast experience as CEO of three multinational corporations in China over the last 17 years. Lifeng, a New Zealand citizen, is passionate about helping New Zealand companies enter and succeed in the huge and demanding Chinese market. His specialty is establishing profitable distribution channels. In his latest project he established 500 points of sale in 7 years, from a standing start.