Accelerator

Martin Braun-Gruppe has issued a call out for bakery startup with disruptive ideas. Pic: Martin Braun-Gruppe

Martin Braun-Gruppe sets up VC to root out bakery startup disruptors

By Gill Hyslop

The leading European bakery, confectionery and frozen bakery supplier has partnered with AgriTech accelerator StartLife to revolutionise the bakery sector – particularly targeting alternative ingredients and ideas that address the most pressing challenges...

The next class of CoLab is poised to learn how to set the snacking space on fire. Pic: GettyImages/HADAII POLIASHENKO

The 10 better-for-you snack start-up disruptors to watch in 2022

By Gill Hyslop

Ten US-based, mission-driven brands have won a coveted spot in Mondelēz International’s CoLab engagement programme (now in its second year), each supported with a $20,000 grant, mentorship and hands-on collaboration with industry experts.

Nestlé's R+D Accelerator programme give start-ups the opportunity to develop their concepts while leveraging the company's mighty infrastructure and expertise. Pic: Nestlé

Nestlé opens applications for Lausanne Food & Beverage Challenge 2021

By Gill Hyslop

The global snack giant has officially inaugurated its largest R+D Accelerator – located at its fundamental research centre in Switzerland – and is inviting forward-thinkers to apply to participate in a six-month immersive ‘idea to shop’ programme.