Case Studies

Our case studies focus on brands and products that provide lessons from real challenges and opportunities which you can use to inform business strategy. They are packed with detail including brand portfolio, pricing, and communications and marketing strategy, merchandising and distribution, and come with a check list of key lessons learned.

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Published: July 2018

Case Study: Pip & Nut

Pippa Murray, an active runner looking for a tasty and nutritious snack to have before, during and after exercise, created Pip & Nut, a brand of nut butters, in 2015. She soon realised that this was of limited use to someone who needed a snack on-the-go, and the brand launched individual 30g sachets of nut butters two years later.

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Published: October 2017

Case Study: Roobar

A Buglarian brand, Roobar launched in 2012 with the aim of offering an alternative snack and healthy treat

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Published: August 2018

Case Study: RX Bar

After just four years in business, RX Bar became the No. 3 nutrition-bar brand in the US natural grocery channel. The now Kellogg's-owned brand started out in one of the founders' basement, and brings in $10m+ in annual sales. 

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Published: September 2019

Case study: Skånemejerier

What started as a cooperative for dairy farmers in 1964 has now grown to be one of the biggest dairy companies in Sweden, providing the country's southern regions with a range of dairy and fruit juice products. Skånemejerier sometimes talks about themselves as “the innovative dairy company” and is proof that even big companies can be creative and act quickly on new consumer trends.

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Published: November 2017

Case Study: Slimming World

Slimming World is a UK weight loss company that was formed in 1969. The company is focused on creating local networks for people looking to lose weight, and around 4000 Slimming World trained consultants help an estimated 900 000 members across the UK and Ireland today.

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Published: June 2019

Case study: SnackNation

After just four years on the market SnackNation has sales over $17m - much thanks to developing a secondary revenue stream to complement its snack box subscription service. SnackNation is proof that creativity and intelligence goes a long way.

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Published: November 2017

Case Study: Sweet Earth

Before retiring from their careers in the CPG industry, husband and wife Kelly and Paul Swette felt like they wanted to "do something that had lasting meaning and value". In 2011 they made this dream come true by creating Sweet Earth, a company that produces a range of plant-based, vegan ready meals and side dishes.

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Published: November 2017

Case Study: Temple Turmeric

The pioneer of turmeric beverages in the US, Temple Turmeric, previously Tumeric Alive, was founded in 2008, after its founder Daniel Sullivan discovered “the life-changing and healing power of raw, organic turmeric” on a trip to Hawaii.

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Published: October 2019

Case study: The a2 Milk Company

With the most recent financial data and profiles of other A2 dairy brands around the world, this updated case study will give you an up-to-date picture of the market for A2 milk and the most recent figures that illustrate the market leader's success. 

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Published: February 2019

Case study: The Bridge

With a strong focus on provenance and organic, Italian The Bridge offers a range of dairy alternatives from ten different plant sources. Despite now being a $30m+ brand, The Bridge still has their headquarters in the small village of San Pietro Mussolino which is where it all began 25 years ago.

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