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: July 15 - November 20

Applications Open: May 1

Final Application Deadline: May 31 at 11:59 pm CT

Key Dates

Applicant Webinar: Tuesday, May 5, 12:00 - 12:30 pm| RSVP
Applicant Webinar: Wednesday, May 13, 5:30-6:30pm | RSVP
Applicant Webinar: Thursday, May 21, 5:30-6:00pm | 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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