Emerging Brands Grant

Emerging Brands Grants help growing CPG companies scale their operations through investment in manufacturing and packaging. In 2022 we awarded three $20,000 grants to help grow emerging brand companies.
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2022 Winners Announced!


Category: General

YiShi Foods

Category: Women or Minority Owned


Category: Self-Manufacturing

2022 Finalists

  • 12 Tides
  • All Y'alls Foods
  • Annie's Ginger Elixir
  • Baozza
  • Blind Tiger
  • Bread SRSLY
  • Cajou Creamery
  • Chagit Products
  • Chasin' Dreams Farm
  • ChipMonk
  • Cool Beans
  • Crave Natural (Yishi Foods)
  • Cupid Cheesecake (Freezcake)
  • Dillonades
  • Eat Your Greens (Red Belly Honey & Rbel Bee Sweets)
  • Else Nutrition USA
  • Go Energy Foods
  • Good Beverage (heywell)
  • GOODONYA Organic
  • Grain4Grain
  • Green Slice Foods
  • Gruvi
  • Healthy Oceans Pescavore
  • KBrews
  • Kindroot
  • Latin Goodness Foods
  • Lil' Gourmets
  • Mumtails
  • ONO Protein Oats
  • Panco Foods
  • Perfect Life Nutrition
  • Popsalot
  • Queen of Hearts Superfoods
  • Route66 International
  • Rumi Spice
  • Sarilla
  • Small Batch Organics
  • Smart Cookie Barkery
  • SOCIAL Sparkling Water and Wine
  • Sugar Bliss
  • The Only Bean
  • Trident Coffee Roasters
  • WAJU Water (Blue Yonder Brands Inc.)
  • Whoa Dough
  • Wonderlab Doozy
  • Xoca World

About the Grant

The Emerging Brands Grants program is funded by the Emerging Brands Alliance, a platform providing year-round education, community support, and growth opportunities to new brands looking to scale their manufacturing operations.

Learn more about the Alliance

Three $20,000 grants were awarded in the following categories in 2022:

2022 Timeline

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Applications closed for 2022

Check back in 2023!