About Us

Founded in 2010 in Toronto Canada, Shantalla provides retainer-based advisory services and project-based research for clients in the public and private sectors globally. Our advisory services and research portfolio includes:

  • Strategy & Policy Advisory
  • Supply Ecosystems Integrity incl. Traceability and Brand Protection
  • Product and Consumer Safety incl. Recall
  • Supply Ecosystems Transparency & Consumer Trust
  • Sustainability, Compliance & Governance
  • Industry Standards (GS1)
  • Technology Advisory incl. IoT & Blockchain Use Cases

With key resources in the Americas, Europe,.

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Our Approach: S.A.F.E.


Tackle your challenges and explore opportunities with expert advisors and researchers who will assist in formulating and refining your strategic plans and policies.


Ensure alignment with key industry and public sector initiatives and trends to gain a competitive edge.


Access the innovative resources of a nimble team of our global experts and partners when and where you need them.


Gain peace of mind from our timely and effective advisory and research; delivering immediate and measureable results.

Our Executive Team

Our Vision

Transparent global value chains that inspire stakeholder trust and deliver safe products.

Our Research

To deliver the most up-to-date, relevant business and policy advice, Shantalla subscribes to leading sources of academic research, eBooks, and industry and market intelligence reporting. We provide high-impact Intelli-briefs for our clients based on research and analysis of empirical evidence and leading analyst’s intel reports on specific markets.

Our recent research assignments have included:

  • Onsite due diligence visit to food company in Vietnam for a Hong-Kong client
  • Qualitative and Quantitative market research for an Australian food business
  • Halal market research to identify opportunities and challenges
  • Literature review of Data Interoperability and Semantic Web
  • Identify a strategic investment partner for new dairy plant for NZ client
  • Research and identify consumer goods supplier in Vietnam for EU retailer client
  • Market access research for food and nutraceuticals: Vietnam, Hong Kong and China
  • Research gaps in Vietnam’s food sector (capacity, technology etc.)
  • Research and strategy advisory for US technology client entering SE Asia