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Food Entrepreneur® Experience

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October 26, 2022

Explore what’s new and what’s next in the packaged food and beverage marketplace with the Food Entrepreneur Experience.

The Food Entrepreneur Experience is a free, digital event featuring engaging conversations with disruptors and visionaries. During the 90-minute session, participants will learn the latest trends and insights from industry leaders, plus the founders of early-stage brands will discuss the inspiration behind innovative products

Save the Date: October 26

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Event Speakers

Speakers for the October 26 Food Entrepreneur Experience to be announced soon!

Jon Kucinski

Jon Kucinski is the managing director of eighteen94 capital and the director of corporate development and strategy at Kellogg Co. Kellogg established eighteen94 capital to invest in startups pioneering in food ingredients, packaging and technology.

Lisa Curtis

Lisa Curtis is the founder and chief executive officer of Kuli Kuli, a Kellogg-backed mission-driven brand introducing African superfood moringa to the US market. Products include nutrition bars, smoothie mixes, powders, wellness shots and more sold in more than 11,000 stores nationwide.

Shoba Murali

Shoba Murali is the co-founder, chief executive officer and president of The UCAN Company, a Kellogg-backed manufacturer of a novel carbohydrate that delivers a steady release of glucose over an extended period of time. The ingredient is featured in a range of UCAN branded sports nutrition and hydration products.

Meet the Brands

Upcoming innovations to be announced soon!

Jing Gao

Fly By Jing

Chef-crafted Chinese pantry staples

Nicholas Naclerio


Low-carb cookies packed with plant-based protein and prebiotics

Debbie Wei Mullin

Copper Cow Coffee

Specialty Vietnamese coffee in portable pour-over kits

Cattie Khoury


Trail mixes infused with superfoods and adaptogens

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