Food

In food, Propeller’s Impact Accelerator focuses on supporting entrepreneurs producing consumer packaged goods and other local food products with an emphasis on sustainable, healthy, affordable, and locally sourced ingredients. Propeller will prioritize ideas that will lead equitable economic development of the New Orleans food system.

Program Dates: August 6 - December 6

Key Dates

Applicant Webinar: Tuesday, June 11, 12:00-12:30pm, virtual | RSVP
Applicant Happy Hour: Friday, June 14, 5:30-7:30pm, The Revolution | RSVP
Applicant Webinar: Thursday, June 20, 5:30-6:00pm, virtual | RSVP
Applicant Q&A: Thursday, June 27, 5:30-7:30pm, Propeller Incubator | RSVP

Program Eligibility

  • For-profit
  • Startup or growth stage
  • Producing consumer packaged goods and other local food products with an emphasis on sustainable, healthy, affordable, and locally sourced ingredients
  • Priority: contributing to equitable economic development of the New Orleans food system

Success Story

Bhoomi

Bhoomi Cane Water

Bhoomi joined Propeller's Accelerator to increase the profit margins and distribution for their Ayurvedic sugarcane-based drink.

During the program, they increased profits by 70% and developed key partnerships with a food bank and local sugarcane farmers. They recently closed a $750,000 round of financing and are expanding to grocery stores across Texas and Louisiana.

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