Alan Roberts, M.S. Director of Innovation at Socati
“Alan Roberts, M.S. Director of Innovation at Socati
Socati. with Alan Roberts today on Concierge For Better Living with Doc Rob only on Cannabis Radio. Alan Roberts, as well as being a published author and inventor of patented nutritional products,
holds an undergraduate degree in Physiology and Master’s degree in Human Nutrition. Since his
collegiate years as an NCAA Division I athlete in cross-country and Track & Field, he has
maintained a strong interest in the field of functional nutrition.
Alan’s first job after college was working for a nutraceutical company performing product
development work and regulatory affairs. For two decades, Alan has been providing turn-key
product support to well recognized multi-million & billion Food, Beverage, Dietary Supplement
finished product brands in multiple product forms (Ready to Mix Powders, Tablets, Softgels,
Tinctures, Gummies, plus others). Alan works alongside marketing brands, ingredient suppliers
and contract manufacturers in creating custom products for their consumer’s needs.
He has formulated hundreds of unique and innovative products. One of Alan’s biggest accolades
was developing a cognitive formulation published in 2019 in the International Journal Neurology
and Neurotherapy. This clinical study was conducted on 90 participants (mean age 48 years) in a
double blind placebo-controlled trial that had significant improvement in the quality and speed of
memory (the ability to store and retrieve information).
Alan has also supported the launch of new functional ingredient technologies successfully into
the food, beverage, dietary supplement and cannabis industries. In 2008, Alan helped introduce
a vegan protein powder / oil from sustainable microalgae-based food ingredients. Alan has also
co-invented and introduced an organic mushroom blend with two published human clinical
studies (UNC Department of Exercise & Sports Science in 2015 & American Journal of Sports
Science in 2018), which showed significant improvements in athletic performance, stamina,
endurance, and time to fatigue.
In 2016, he decided to venture into the everchanging Hemp / CBD landscape. Alan applied his
industry experience and has been supporting cannabis brands to create the highest quality
products by working with the most reputable ingredient suppliers and co-packers.
Late last year, Alan became Director of Product Innovation, where he provides integral product
support for Socati’s customers seeking to develop the best-in-class custom / private-label
Alan also had an article published in the November-December issue of the Journal of Agro Food
Industry Hi-Tech, titled “Larch Arabinogalactan: A Novel & Multifunctional Natural Product”.
Co-inventor of patent-pending ingredient PEAK O2 (USDA organic-certified adaptogenic blend
of mushrooms) that has two published university studies show an increase in power and
Alan is a member in good standing with the Institute of Food Technologists,
American Colleges of Sports Medicine, National Strength and Conditioning Association and the
American Dietetic Association.
Specializing in the best in class, U.S. Hemp-derived Cannabidiol (CBD) ingredient suppliers and co-packers. Product Development, Marketing, Regulatory, Dietary Supplements, Product Innovation, RTD, Ready To Mix Powders, Ingredient Sourcing & Pricing, Product Formulation, Sports Nutrition, New Product Innovation, Shots, Softgels, Tablets & Capsules, Gummies, Nutrition Innovation, Cannabis, CBD, CBD Oil, and Isolate.
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