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Demo Day is our Accelerator Program’s grand finale and a chance for graduates to pitch their innovative businesses to retailers, investors and moguls interested in pushing the potential of Canadian CPG entrepreneurs.
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Created by celebrity hair stylist, Aaron O’Bryan, AOB Hair delivers high-performance products in convenient, eco-friendly pouches. The collection is Canadian-made, cruelty-free, and focused on reducing its carbon footprint while providing clients with maximum value.
Toronto-based BUZZD is “superfood creamer made simple.” Made with delicious, wholesome ingredients like coconut milk powder, turmeric, and MCT powder, BUZZD is a positive addition to your daily routine and a step towards your best self.
These Trinidadian-style hot sauces are small-batch made with fresh, vegan ingredients by a husband-and-wife team in Ontario. The lineup’s range of flavours includes Mango Madness, which won the Canadian Hot Sauce Awards’ “Best All Natural Hot Sauce 2020.”
Louise Prete was founded with the goal of creating the best-tasting pasta sauce on the market. Made in Canada with local ingredients that support our farmers and communities, Louise Prete sauces are as healthy as they are heavenly.
This line of cleaning products is safe for humans and strong enough to get the job done. Biodegradable, environmentally friendly, and manufactured entirely in Canada, MacAllister’s makes cleaning easy and stress-free.
NutriCanine creates custom, ready-to-serve meals just for dogs. Each dish is made with fresh, locally sourced ingredients and delivered right to your door—making life better for pets and their owners.
These easy-to-prepare vegan “cheeze” sauces prove plant-based meals don’t have to be plain. The convenient-yet-healthy comfort food is made from organic, gluten-free ingredients with no added preservatives, fillers, or oils.
Calgary-made in small batches, these delicious cocktail mixes are created with simple ingredients for any occasion. With unique flavours like Raspberry Coconut Jalapeno and Grapefruit Rosemary Honey, Simply Cocktails makes it easy to mix refreshing, low-sugar beverages at home.
This innovative quick-cooking barley enables consumers to enjoy the ancient grain’s health benefits in just 10 minutes. The first of its kind in Canada, Snappy Grains is a terrific source of protein and fiber and makes for a nutritious starch substitute.
These chef-crafted, Canadian-made pantry shortcuts help home chefs add zing to their cooking. These condiments and seasonings quickly elevate meals from run-of-the-mill to restaurant-quality and make pandemic cooking something to look forward to.