Our team of creative, politically savvy, technical experts provides the following consulting services for the food industry, health and nutrition organizations, federal and local agencies, commodity groups and trade associations:

Community & Collaboration

The Team of experts at N. Chapman Associates, Inc.:

  • Builds strategic alliances and coalitions of diverse community groups to bring about change in policy, public opinion and the promotion of community health
  • Initiates grassroots tactics to reach target audience
  • Develops and implement creative and effective health promotion interventions and guidance materials for schools, families and communities
  • Identifies community resources to fund child education activities on nutrition, physical activity, and life coping skills
  • Investigates best use of existing, underutilized resources
Healthy Body, Healthy Spirit

Healthy Body, Healthy Spirit

The Healthy Body, Healthy Spirit pilot project established an active wellness ministry with a trained…

Active Kids, Healthy Community

Active Kids, Healthy Community

ABCD has worked to offer children and adults safe, affordable places to play through dialogues,…

Government & Regulatory Affairs

The team of experts at N. Chapman Associates, Inc.:

  • Secures changes in FDA food and nutrition labeling, standards of identity, and health claim rules and USDA rules on food standards, food assistance, and nutrition education programs
  • Drafts corporate policies related to food safety, nutrition education, product quality, product promotion, sustainability, and environmental protection
  • Creates well integrated, individualized strategies to gain legislative or regulatory solutions.
  • Policy analysis and innovative policy suggestions related to Child Nutrition Reauthorization.
  • Assists with program and prepares manual for the AND Annual Legislative Workshop; the NIH Office of Dietary Supplements Current Issues and Recent Developments in Dietary Supplement Research: An Intensive Practicum; and the University of North Carolina School of Public Policy’s Nutrition Policy Seminar in Washington, DC
Active Kids, Healthy Community

Active Kids, Healthy Community

ABCD has worked to offer children and adults safe, affordable places to play through dialogues,…

Public Policy: Health Professionals Should Be Involved

Public Policy: Health Professionals Should Be Involved

As nutrition and food policy have gained momentum at the local, state and federal levels…

Health & Nutrition Communications

The Team of experts at N. Chapman Associates, Inc.:

  • Designs marketing, communications and media plans, and campaigns on food and health promotion
  • Communicates the science behind issues to professionals, policy makers, industry, media, and consumers
  • Writes public policy columns and newsletters for food and nutrition professionals
  • Completes press releases, maintains good media relations and identifies and trains expert spokespersons
  • Organizes biennial national symposium and meetings for industry that include speakers on consumer trends, policy implications for businesses, product innovations and marketing, food safety, and business strategies for growth
Healthy Body, Healthy Spirit

Healthy Body, Healthy Spirit

The Healthy Body, Healthy Spirit pilot project established an active wellness ministry with a trained…

Active Kids, Healthy Community

Active Kids, Healthy Community

ABCD has worked to offer children and adults safe, affordable places to play through dialogues,…

Analysis & Evaluation

The Team of experts at N. Chapman Associates, Inc.:

  • Serves as experts and brings credible science to debates on: food labeling, biotechnology, food safety, trade, nutrition programs, children’s health, aging concerns, physical fitness, research, and disease prevention
  • Analyzes research and advises on health claim or other labeling options
  • Tracks food industry and consumer trends and briefs clients as necessary
  • Prepares technical reports, position papers and articles on research, product markets, and public policies
  • Conducts nutrient analysis of food products and develops nutrition labels and databases
Active Kids, Healthy Community

Active Kids, Healthy Community

ABCD has worked to offer children and adults safe, affordable places to play through dialogues,…

Safer Approaches to Pest Control

Safer Approaches to Pest Control

N. Chapman Associates, Inc. encouraged apple processors who grew their own apples to invest in…

Our Process

Coalition Building

N. Chapman Associates, Inc. has a network of experts and unites them directly with stakeholders to collaboratively reach solutions.

Community Focus

N. Chapman Associates, Inc. pursues public policy that is informed by intricate needs of the community and the realities of today.

Scientific Review

Staying ahead of the latest trends and research, N. Chapman Associates, Inc.’s practices are rooted in science and evidence-based findings.

Negotiation and Resolution

Our associates are skilled in communication and have a perspective to understand the needs of stakeholders to assure that all concerns are being addressed and creatively resolved.

Execution

With an ability to step back and see the broader pictures,  N. Chapman Associates, Inc. has proven to execute realistic, effective plans that bring long-term, sustainable change.

Expert Team

The visionary yet rooted team of subject-matter experts at N. Chapman Associates, Inc. brings clients multiple skills, diverse technical expertise, and dynamic solutions.

Our Clients

Our team serves clients worldwide across a broad spectrum of interests.

Our clients have included:

Private Sector:

  • American Egg Board
  • American Farm Bureau
  • American Soybean Association
  • Apple Processors Association
  • Archway Cookies
  • Global Foods
  • Hager Sharp Public Relations
  • Hill and Knowlton Public Relations
  • Knouse Foods
  • National Pork Producers Council
  • North American Millers Association
  • RuberFinn Public Relations
  • Solae/DuPont Nutrition and Science
  • Solo Nutrition
  • Soyfoods Association of North America

Non-Profit and Government Sector:

  • AARP
  • American Cancer Society
  • American Dietetic Association
  • American Heart Association
  • American Institute of Cancer Research
  • American Society for Nutrition
  • D.C. Department of Health
  • Illinois Soybean Board
  • Meals On Wheels Association of America
  • National Cancer Institute
  • National Institute of Aging
  • Office of Dietary Supplements, NIH, DHHS
  • Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, DHHS
  • United Soybean Board
  • University of North Carolina, School of Public Health
  • U.S. Department of State
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture