#134 How to Make and Scale Your Product with Jamie Valenti-Jordan, Catapult Commercialization Services Part 2

We are just as excited as you are to share the second part of Jamie Valenti Jordan’s episode –  How to Make and Scale Your Product.

In this episode, Daniel Scharff and Jamie Valenti-Jordan take a deep dive into the intricate process of finding and collaborating with contract manufacturers (Comans) for startups in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) realm. From sourcing to negotiation, production runs to quality assurance, they unravel the complexities and challenges inherent in the CPG production landscape. 

Discover valuable insights on building relationships, fostering transparency, and navigating the dynamics between brands and manufacturers. Whether you're a seasoned entrepreneur or a budding CPG enthusiast, this podcast equips you with actionable strategies and expert advice to thrive in the competitive world of consumer goods. 

Tune in now!

Listen in as Jamie shares about:

Choosing/Finding Contract Manufacturers (Coman)
First Production Run
Maintaining a Good Relationship with the Coman
Quality Control and Sensory Evaluation
Challenges in Manufacturing
Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Operational Best Practices
Strategic Planning and Forecasting
Consulting Services Offered by Catapult

Episode Links:
Catapult Commercialization Services Website
Jamie’s LinkedIn

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Show Links:

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  • Questions or comments about the episode? Email Daniel at podcast@startupcpg.com
  • Episode music by Super Fantastics

Creators and Guests

Daniel Scharff
Daniel Scharff
Founder/CEO, Startup CPG
#134 How to Make and Scale Your Product with Jamie Valenti-Jordan, Catapult Commercialization Services Part 2
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