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UT’s Food Lab names 21 finalists for Food Challenge Prize

Addie Broyles
abroyles@statesman.com

The Food Lab at UT has announced the 21 finalists for its first Food Challenge Prize. The majority of the teams are from Austin, and each group will be paired with a mentor to help develop their business plans in preparation for the big Showcase Day on February 14.

The teams are competing for $30,000 in grants that will be distributed next year.

The 21 finalist teams:

  1. Aspire Food Group US (formerly World Ento)
  2. Tastebud
  3. BeeHex, Inc. (SMRC Spin-off Company)
  4. BioPod
  5. CitySprout
  6. Clever Carrot Catering
  7. Cramen
  8. EdiBags
  9. “Go Fresh!” Products
  10. GoodBot
  11.  Hopper Foods
  12. PHW Green Food Lab, LLC
  13. Prodrax, LLC
  14. Revive Foods
  15. Safelain
  16. Sereneti Kitchen
  17. Sproot
  18. StitZii
  19. Stretch Recipes, Inc.
  20. Ten Acre Organics
  21. WashCutPrep