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Services

With a unique set of skills and experience, Gishen Consulting can provide a wide range of practically oriented technology and business improvement services.

Specialising in the wine industry, we can assist in developing real and practical solutions for quality improvement, with a commitment to maximising benefit.

Gishen Consulting offers a broad range of skills that can be customised into packaged services to assist individual businesses in three main areas:

TECHNICAL

We have the experience and skills to provide you with specialist technical expertise, including:

  • Wine technology – specialist troubleshooting and technology investigation skills when you need them (e.g. causes of spoilage, accelerated oxidation)
  • Packaging and closures – experienced in research and production environments (e.g. planning and evaluation of in-house trials; investigation of packaging line performance)
  • Process innovation and improvement – strategies and actions to improve efficiency and quality (e.g. pre-feasibility study of alternative technologies)
  • Laboratory design & wine product analysis procedures – design, develop and improve (e.g. concept facility design; wine testing protocols)
  • Spectroscopy – specialisation, implementation and training (e.g. training in calibration; development of practical protocols; data investigation)
  • Technology development and commercialisation – turn knowledge into practical application (e.g. deployment of new equipment; new product development; developing objective grape payment schemes)

MANAGEMENT

We can provide services that help you better manage your business systems, with experience in diverse projects including HACCP food safety through to Carbon Neutrality. 

  • Sustainability – measure and improve energy, water and carbon costs (e.g. carbon footprint; life cycle analysis; system auditing; technology implementation)
  • Systems – training, development, documentation, implementation, and internal auditing (e.g. for Food safety (HACCP), Quality, Laboratory, Environmental (Freshcare, ISO14001))
  • Innovation and strategy – project management and planning (e.g. evaluation of research and adoption strategies; technical communications and training)

RESEARCH

Let us help you in gaining the most from your R&D efforts, for example, in locating technical solutions, defining your research goals, or even helping you design and manage your own trials; expertise when you need it and in complete confidence.

  • Knowledge management – Smart planning to ensure that maximum benefit can be gained from your corporate technical knowledge (e.g. collation and interpretation of multi-site sustainability performance data)
  • Data mining – Maximise value from research trials or industry-wide benchmark data through interpretation with statistical validity (e.g. evaluation of production trends; training workshops)
  • Communication – development of industry relevant information (e.g. major project summaries)
  • Technology investigations – insight into potential business benefits of existing and new technologies (e.g. investigation of winery sanitisation processes)

 

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