The Kraft Heinz Co. has revealed the inaugural incubator class for its new Springboard program. The selected startups will head to Chicago for a four-month program designed for learning, funding, infrastructure access and mentorship.
Launched in early March, Springboard aims to nurture and develop disruptive brands in the food and beverage sector and track new ideas and consumer trends, the company said.
“Hundreds of applications were carefully reviewed to select authentic propositions and inspired founders within one of the four pillars shaping the future of food: natural and organic, specialty and craft, health and performance, and experiential brands,” said Sergio Eleuterio, general manager of Springboard Brands. “We are excited to kick off our program with a group of great founders, amazing and purposeful products, that we wholeheartedly believe will succeed in the marketplace.”
Here are the brands in the program …