FoodTech Maine Program

The Maine Center for Entrepreneurs has announced the first cohort of businesses participating in their FoodTech Maine business accelerator program.

FoodTech Maine connects and fosters collaboration among early-stage and mid-sized companies, that are innovating and developing AgriFood industry services or products, to commercialize and scale their businesses and grow this industry in Maine. The program provides resources, expertise, and networking opportunities to enable participating companies to thrive and contribute to Maine’s robust FoodTech ecosystem.

This first set of participants include a very interesting set of companies:

  • Everything Seaweed – “creating and promoting sustainable use of products made from seaweed”.
  • Cap N Stem – produces “wholesale USDA Certified organic mushroom substrate spawn and cultivation content”.
  • Maine Garum Company – produces “umami sauces with fish processing waste”. @mainegarumco
  • Ocean Farm Suply – produces shellfish harvest bags from 100% beechwood cellulose fiber.
  • Salmonics –  develops biomedical products derived from salmon blood.
  • Springtide Seaweed – provide organic seaweed products, nursery supplies and seeds, and consulting.
  • Tootie’s Tempeh – organic tempeh using locally grown soy beans.