R&D

Natural Product Research & Development

Zuke’s, Durango, CO (2011-2017)

  • Co-developed the Enhance line of functional dog chews
  • Improved & updated recipes for Z-Bones, Hip Action, Power Bones, Mini Naturals, Lil’ Links & Z-Fillets
  • Created ingredient glossary for marketing
  • Created educational Power Point presentations for Zuke’s employees related to ingredients
  • Wrote monthly functional foods blog for the website
  • Provided research reviews on ingredients to be used in treats, supplements

The Natural Fertility Company, Aurora, CO (2014-2015)

  • Advised on formula ingredients & on individual herbs to carry

The Stress Company, Aurora, CO (2015)

  • Advised on formula ingredients

Osadha Teas, Durango, CO (2010-2014)

  • Developed and blended functional line of organic teas for distribution to cafes, markets and for sale at local farmer’s market.
  • Developed and blended medicinal teas for Pura Vida Healthcare, Durango, CO

Parisa Tea, San Francisco, CA (2008-2010)

  • Developed and produced functional line of organic teas for distribution to cafes, markets and for sale in my own cafe