Even if you already produce your own treats, you may find yourself looking for contract manufacturing companies in the future. Established brands turn to contract candy makers for a wide variety of reasons. One of the leading reasons firms often need to subcontract candy suppliers is because they have a product that’s in high demand and they need additional capacity. Another reason is that they do not have the manufacturing expertise or capability. For others, they seek our services to develop and introduce a new product to the marketplace without having to invest capital in manufacturing equipment.
While running out of capacity to produce a “hot” product may seem like a significant problem to have, it can be difficult for some companies to keep up with the demand for new, innovative products within their brand or product line. They may lack the equipment or necessary expertise, for instance, to produce this product in-house. Given the expense that’s involved with buying commercial production equipment and hiring in-house experts to oversee the manufacturing process, it’s often much more cost-effective to use a contract manufacturer to produce the product.
Our Contract Manufacturing Process: Why Warrell Creations Is Your Partner of Choice
Although using a contract candy manufacturer has the potential to save you money in the short- and long-term, some companies are reluctant to use a third-party manufacturer to make their branded candy or snack foods. This is primarily due to the fear of losing control over the production of their products.
When you choose Warrell Creations for your candy contract manufacturing needs, you never have to worry about losing control over your products or how they’re produced. We require mutual non-compete agreements to be signed in the beginning of all projects and we honor those contracts. We partner with our clients and keep them involved in every step of the production process. Our strict adherence to quality assurance requirements and numerous certifications are evidence of this commitment to you and your customers.
Warrell has become known as the Partner of Choice in contract candy manufacturing as a result of five characteristics that serve as our competitive advantage:
- Cost & Capability: Our breadth of manufacturing capabilities have a highly competitive cost structure.
- Competitively Advantaged Quality: Our Quality Management System has been protecting global brands for over 50 years.
- Accelerated New Product Development: Our New Product Development Team accelerates innovation cycles by serving as an extension to your R&D organization. Our offerings include “better for you” snacks, indulgent confections, and the white space in between – SnackFections.
- Experienced Project Management: Our team of 6 Project Managers reliably deliver new capabilities to market.
- Willingness to Invest: Warrell has a demonstrated willingness to invest.
We will work with you to ensure you are satisfied at every point of our contract manufacturing process. It is routine to hold weekly conference calls with our partner to assure transparency, excellent communication and progress toward target deadlines. Our partnership process includes several critical steps, including:
- Signed Mutual Non-Compete Agreement (NDA)
- Product Conception
- Product Prototype
- Validation/Plant trial for operation and packaging
As your contract candy manufacturing partner, we will work with you at every step of our partnership process and help your product be a success right from the start and maintain its current success well into the future.
Benefits of Using a Contract Candy Manufacturer
While using a contract manufacturer can help you save money, this kind of arrangement typically provides additional benefits when you work with Warrell Creations. One of the most significant benefits of working with us is that you’ll be able to focus on the other essential aspects of your business.
Even if chocolate candy manufacturing is a part of your operation, you still have other things that require your attention for your company to be successful, such as marketing and sales. By partnering with us for your candy manufacturing needs, you can focus on the other critical elements of your organization.
If you choose us as your co-manufacturer, you’ll appreciate our capacity for high-volume production. Our high-volume production capabilities ensure you’ll always be able to meet the demand for your products and scale that production for future demand increases.
When you partner with Warrell Creations, you’ll have access to a broader skillset than you currently have. You’ll be able to consult with our R&D experts, for example. If you’re looking to create a new product or bring a new concept to market, our research and development experts can help. Our R&D team and product development team have years of experience with developing new products and bringing them to market successfully.
To learn more about the benefits of choosing Warrell Creations as your contract manufacturer partner of choice, or to get more information about our partnership process, contact us today.