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Welcome to Drinks Lab Solutions
30th November 2023

09:00 – 18:00

Monday to Friday


0333 014 7739

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Drinks Lab Solutions provides a start to completion project
management service we'll ensure you always get the best guidance.

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Recipe Development

We will make your recipe
a commercially viable

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We’re famous for our friendly, personal help
with every area of your business goals.

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Drinks Lab provides fully tailor made solutions and enables you to develop your own product/brand. With a complete support system, giving practical hands on assistance to complete your business goals.

What is a Commercial Recipe?

Developing the right recipe is crucial for being successful as a drinks entrepreneur. You might come to us with an initial idea or family recipe you have been producing on a small scale in your kitchen and selling locally. Either way, bringing a product into a commercial market and scaling it up to large production runs brings many challenges.

Materials and Manufacturing

We understand what is achievable from experience and will help you make the right choices, for example.

Not all packaging is suitable for every recipe, not all packing companies will deal with products containing dairy and there is rarely such thing as a standard box to fit your product.

We have long standing relationships with all of the main suppliers to help you with introductions.

Manufacturing can be an exhausting process. We help our clients to save time and money working alongside the best, reliable suppliers and manufacturers in the industry.

Types of drinks we work with:

  • Tonic Water
  • Energy Drinks
  • Healthy drinks
  • Vitamin water
  • Smoothies
  • Nitro Coffee
  • Cold brew coffee
  • Ice teas
  • Soft drinks – still or sparkling
  • Kombucha tea
  • Cordials
  • Canned Drinks
  • Bottled Cocktails
  • Sports Drinks
  • And any drink you can think of!

Who We Are?

Drinks Lab Solutions  provides a project management service for new beverage development products.

We understand people and the customer which makes us one of the leading consultancy services in the business today.

We love to work with entrepreneurs and established brands.

contract packing, canning, energy drink

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you need help with sourcing materials & compliance?

Sourcing Materials & Compliance

Yes would be the short answer, our goal is to get you up and running as fast as possible. This will give you more time to concentrate on the top 3 most important areas of the business.

Some of the basic essentials are

  • Ingredients
  • Bottles
  • Caps
  • Labels
  • Boxes
  • Barcodes
  • Batch Codes
  • Best Before dates

Can you get bottling done in PET?

Yes would be the simple answer, however when bottling into PET there are a number of factors that need to be taken into consideration. Once we understand your business model/goal and product specification, we would be able to talk you through your options to ensure your product can be produced.

How long will it take to fully complete my recipe design?

Depending on your type of recipe, the first prototype can be completed within a 3 to 4 week period.

From the first samples, we may need to do some amendments, which could take a further 3 weeks before you sign off the final recipe.

How long will it take to fully complete my recipe design?

Depending on your type of recipe, the first prototype can be completed within a 4 to 6 week period.

From the first samples, we may need to do some amendments, which could take a further 3 weeks before your final recipe is signed off.

How long will it take to fully complete my NPD?

We could have the fully NDP finalized within a 9 to 12 week period depending on volumes of recipes, which could take slightly longer.

While the recipe development is in hand, we will be working along side you in the background on all of other areas for NPD and business requirements.

This will include: Sourcing materials, ingredients, bottles & caps, shelf life and nutritional testing, labelling and getting your printed labels compliant and in alignment with the manufacture. Meanwhile we will be assisting you in building a business model and a marketing platform.

How much will the ingredients cost me?

Once your recipe has been finalized and signed off, we would be able to give you a complete breakdown of each bottled drink and what it will then cost to produce.

The average price in a bottled product usually starts from around 0.04 pence per bottle. The price will vary depending on type and volume of ingredients required.

What are your payment terms?

Our payment terms are simple. 50% to get started 50% once the recipe has been signed off.

How do I save time & money using your service?

We are a small team of experienced  executives that mainly focused on new product development. Our day to day operations consist around working through the NPD process for our clients. Contract packers often have massive operational overheads which means they have to charge more.

Helping Small Businesses just like yours

Why Choose Us?


We have expert industry experience from working in the manufacturing and retail development business along with new product development requirements.




A young, enthusiastic team of advisers are always here to help.



Whatever you’re trying to achieve with your product or brand, we have the skills and relevant experience to help you.



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