Meet our 2023 Food Accelerator Cohort!

Meet our 2023 Food Accelerator Cohort!

Food Accelerator, a program offered in partnership with the Black Entrepreneurship Alliance designed to provide food and beverage ventures with the resources and support they need to be competitive in their respective markets, is welcoming a new cohort of 18 ventures to the program.

Nani’s Achar is a small-batch artisanal gourmet achar brand free of artificial colours, flavours and preservatives. All products are vegan, gluten-free and naturally fermented.

Aga’s Wholesome Foods offers 100% plant-based, gluten-free, dairy-free and natural beverage powders alongside seasoning powders made with natural herbs and spices inspired by West African meals.

The Happy Era has reinvented nostalgic breakfast foods with a healthy twist — more protein and less sugar. With their mission to help busy customers feel fuelled and energized through delicious but healthy products, this company has revolutionized the breakfast game.

NanaShake offers ice cream for customers looking for healthy options for themselves and their families. Made with 100% plant-based ingredients, the company aims to provide delicious and health dessert options for all ages to enjoy.

Spice Girl Eats gives you a taste of authentic Indian chai in an instant. With their Chai Concentrate, feel comfort in the essence of homemade chai with authentic ingredients.

NobleSnackCo is committed to offering natural, healthy, sustainable and great-tasting snacks while empowering underserved communities.

Jöey Nordic Seed Crisps is a premium gluten-free cracker company inspired by the Nordic culinary philosophy of simplicity, purity and sustainability and made with organic, high protein, and high fibre ingredients.

The Low Carb Co offers healthy, delicious snacks with a low carb twist. Packed with vitamins, minerals, and amino acids, these crackers are light, airy and crispy.

Ben’s BS is a company offering eight flavours of high-quality BBQ sauces with locally sourced ingredients.

Beck’s Broth delivers bone broth-infused beverages to provide customers with nourishment and a great tasting, high quality product.

A business aimed at making ice cream enjoyable and healthier for all, Four All Ice Cream brings their all-natural, locally sourced, and uniquely flavoured ice creams to give customers the balance they need between taste and nutrition.

Kare Granola revolutionizes healthy snacking by allowing customers to customize their granola blend, with all ingredients being organic and gluten free.

VieChi offers premium, healthy, Asian inspired frozen entrees using quality superfood ingredients. All meals are gluten-free, and VieChi’s give-back program Cherry Table allocates a portion of sales towards initiatives to communities in need.

Honey Soul Food gives customers fluffy cornbread batters free of artificial colours and flavours. The batter is made with quality ingredients for easy, healthy, and fun baking.

DODJIVI is a Reishi Mushroom Coffee Mix designed to help with chronic pain, inflammation and insomnia and gives customers improved focus, higher levels of energy and reduced stress.

Mini Chefs and Bakers is a Canadian-based family brand designed for children and parents alike. The company revolutionized the world’s first chocolate chip cookies with vegetables undetectably hidden inside to make it easier for parents to feed their children vegetables.

Jogo juice is a line of caffeine-free hibiscus beverages with mouth-watering nutrients and antioxidants. Made without preservatives and or artificial ingredients, Jogo Juice is low in calories and bursting with rich, tropical flavours. 

Eight50 Coffee is a revolutionary subscription-based coffee service that provides customers with barista-quality blends right at home with multiple plans and blends to choose from.