Barilla’s Investment Arm Launches Startup Accelerator Program

Oct 03, 2019 243

BY: Jennifer Marston

Applications are now open for Barilla’s new accelerator program for startups with sustainable food products and processes. The Italian CPG company’s venture arm, BLU1877, announced this week the launch of Good Food Makers, an eight-week program it is running in collaboration with San Mateo, CA-based food incubator KitchenTown.

Startups chosen for the program will first meet with Barilla’s team to identify challenges in their area of focus that are most in need of solutions, be that a new food item or an improved manufacturing process. From there, companies will set goals for the eight-week program and collaborate with Barilla on them throughout the program. According to a press release sent to The Spoon, applicants to Good Food Makers should already have a product or solution in market.

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SOURCE: https://thespoon.tech

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