Chris Davila

Senior R&D Culinologist

As Senior R&D Culinologist, Chris Davila drives innovation and differentiation initiatives for Whole Foods Market’s Exclusive Brands Team. Chris specializes in product development across categories in addition to leading a trend-identifying task force who researches and analyzes cross-category food and wellness trends. Chris has years of experience in the culinary world, from restaurants, to the global food manufacturers. He has worked on product and recipe development for a variety of CPG brands like Campbell Soup and Pepperidge Farm, and brings this expertise to the Exclusive Brands team supporting innovation within Whole Foods Market’s private label products.  


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