New Culture uses fermentation instead of animals to make dairy proteins.
September 10, 2019
New Culture, a San Francisco-based animal-free dairy cheese processor, announced the closing of $3.5 million in seed round funding led by Evolv Ventures, Kraft Heinz’ Chicago-based venture capital fund.
The Food Foundry program combines the resources of a national foodservice distributor with a premiere regional startup ecosystem and deep professional expertise in human-centered design and concept testing.
August 29, 2019
The Food Foundry, a Chicago-based growth accelerator by Relish Works, Chicago, in partnership with Gordon Food Service, Wyoming, Mich., and 1871, Chicago, will be launching its second cohort in January 2020.
The panel selected these U.S. participants based on their world flavors, plant-based eating, easy-meal solutions, responsible food and creating with care.
July 25, 2019
Mars, Inc., Chicago, selected the inaugural class for its SEEDS of CHANGE accelerator program, designed to help early stage food-focused companies fast-track growth and build a healthier and more sustainable future.
The region will provide participants in the accelerator program access to a network of industry experts, including Fortune 500 companies, leading supply chain and logistics faculty from the University of Arkansas and business development opportunities.
May 15, 2019
Plug and Play, Sunnyvale, Calif., announced plans to open a supply chain and logistics accelerator program in Northwest Arkansas.
Internal, external or mixed teams will receive access to Nestlé's R&D expertise and infrastructure, including shared labs, kitchens, bench-scale and pilot-scale equipment.
April 10, 2019
Nestlé S.A., Switzerland, created the Nestlé R&D Accelerator based in Lausanne, Switzerland. The accelerator brings together Nestlé scientists, students and start-ups to advance science and technology to accelerate the development of innovative products and systems.
The July 2020 issue of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods magazine takes a mid-year snapshot of the cold chain in our annual State of the Industry Report, plus our 2020 Best New Retail Products Contest winners, women in cold chain logistics, the latest innovations in palletizers and refrigeration controls, plus much more—just click below to start reading.