Inno Accel is the largest open innovation initiative in the North American dairy industry. They are dedicated to create the dairy products of the future, in keeping with Agropur’s vision Better Dairy. Better World.
consumer packaged goods (CPG)
Dairy products with an innovative approach to:
⏤ Digestive health
⏤ Sustainability/environmental impact
⏤ Trending products (ie. cold brew)
Applications that can transform the following areas:
⏤ E-commerce for dairy products
⏤ Food transparency and traceability
⏤ Branding and consumer awareness
⏤ Restaurant tech
Improvements in areas including:
⏤ Environmental impact reduction
⏤ Waste reduction
⏤ Re-usability / recycled materials
LEARNING AND MENTORSHIP
Benefit from the CPG expertise of an industry leader with 80 years of experience
Receive intensive coaching on business plan development and go-to-market strategy
Participate in our peer-to-peer mentoring program
RESOURCES AND CAPITAL
Gain access to a network of potential investors
Benefit from the distribution network and visibility of a large multinational player
Access industrial facilities for your pilot projects
Receive $20,000 CAD with the possibility of additional direct funding
PITCh day — june 2019
On June 11, 2019, Agropur hosted Inno Accel’s pitch day where various startups shared their solutions in response to the program’s challenges.
accelerator — september to november 2019
Following the pitch day, 4 startups were selected to join Agropur’s accelerator Inno Accel. Meet the startup’s founders here and follow the journey on our social platforms:
Gnarly Pepper is a custom spice blend company that pairs its products with plain Greek yogurt.
Sleep Well produces a unique milk drink designed to help you relax and get a good night's sleep.
Proxifrigo is the milkman 2.0 concept that allows milk producers to distribute their products themselves through an app.
Sated produces dietician approved, nutritionally complete, ultra-low carb meal shakes.
demo day — november 2019