To identify and nurture breakthrough nutrition food and beverage brands for European consumers.
We’re looking for emerging brands that are focused on delivering convenient, great tasting nutrition products to consumers. Our areas of interest are:
Consumers all over the world should have access to convenient, great tasting nutritious products. It will take collaboration to make this happen. We want smaller innovative companies to see PepsiCo as a partner to help them scale their business.
Up to eight companies will receive €25,000 and entry into a 6-month incubator programme designed to accelerate the next generation of nutrition brands.
PepsiCo is launching a collaborative innovation program, a 'mutual learning academy' called the PepsiCo Nutrition Greenhouse, where entrepreneurs and early-stage emerging brands in nutrition and health & wellness will partner with PepsiCo to accelerate their growth.
In PepsiCo's Nutrition Greenhouse, up to eight early-stage companies will be paired in a 6-month program with PepsiCo executives and senior managers, going through a flexible curriculum of topics related to all aspects of growing a brand.
Participants selected for Nutrition Greenhouse will receive a €25,000 grant and entry into the 6-month incubator program with in-person learning modules and virtual events. At the completion of the program, one winning company will be awarded a €100,000 prize to further its growth.
To be considered for participation in this programme, please complete this free application form.
This application process will collect and compare company, brand, management and business plan information using the information supplied by applicants. An independent review committee of external reviewers will select 12-16 finalists who will meet in person or virtually with senior PepsiCo executives who will select up to eight participants in the 2017 program. Program participants will be asked to sign a grant acceptance agreement to receive their €25,000 grant,. Program participants will be assigned two or more PepsiCo mentors. (See full text of the 'Terms and Conditions' of this program at the end of this application.)A NOTE ABOUT CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION SHARING