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#176 Forging Forward in the Food Industry with Nikki Lamb

Today, host Lydia Di Liello speaks with the President of Harvest Specialty Foods, Nikki Lamb, about her journey into the food manufacturing industry and what she has learned along the way. Business development and relationship building are some of Nikki’s greatest strengths, and she has a keen sense of tying together fruitful relationships that align to fulfill a clear vision. In this episode, Nikki elaborates on the trajectory of her career in manufacturing, starting with FormulaNow, an on-demand liquid concentrate dispensing system for baby formula that she founded and developed, and the power of failing forward. We also touch on the value of being the expert, owning your mistakes, and sharing the story of your products, as well as what Nikki means when she urges women in manufacturing to just “get in the room!” This conversation is filled with nuggets of information and inspiration, so make sure to tune in today!


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Lydia Di Liello

Capital Pricing Consultants increases clients’ profitability through strategy monetization, operational, and tactical solutions.

Lydia M Di Liello, CEO and founder (with more than 25 years of business leadership, supply chain and global pricing expertise) delivers exceptional results through Strategy, Process, and Technology. Leveraging a career at General Motors and b to b manufacturing in Supply Chain and Pricing management, client profitability typically increases from 15%-300% in as little as six months. Client engagements range from global Fortune 500 to smaller privately held firms.

Starting with strategic overview through actionable specific directives, clients achieve significant profit increases. Executing widely respected trademarked methodology including Discovery, Assessment, and Recommendations, D.A.R. Ô delivers a comprehensive roadmap for clients’ corporate strategic goals through operational impact achieving strategy realization.

Lydia is a well-know and widely respected speaker leading executive forums, conferences, and workshops worldwide; she is published frequently in trade and professional journals. With an MBA from Youngstown State University Di Liello is repeatedly requested at corporate retreats and is a member of the Professional Pricing Society Board of Advisors.

Recently published In Manufacturing Today June 2021 https://manufacturing-today.com/news/seamless-connections/

Di Liello was just named as the only pricing consultant with the prestigious 2020 PROS to KNOW award for the second year in a row from Supply and Demand Chain Executive on March 17, 2021

Company Philosophy: Success starts with open and clear communication through every step of the client engagement process. Valuing clients’ time and commitment, Capital Pricing Consultants are dedicated to efficiency and demonstrable efficacy. Di Liello cultivates long-term relationships built one successful project at a time.


Nikki Lamb

Nikki’s experience in manufacturing includes product development, commercialization, sourcing and more in start-ups to large corporations. These experiences led to a natural transition helping others achieve their goals of bringing new or existing products to consumers on a national or global scale. Nikki’s teams have won various supply chain and innovation awards including Gold in the Thomas Edison Awards, Wall Street Journal Award for Innovation and Supply Chain Distinction Award.


Nikki is also a mom, blogger, serial entrepreneur and problem solver.

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