We Help CPG Founders Grow Sustainably And Profitably
About Us

We Help CPG Founders Grow Sustainably And Profitably

Emerging CPG founders and entrepreneurs receive a wealth of trusted business guidance and one-on-one support when they join our brand and sales building program – personalized growth sessions, live monthly trainings to advance their efforts and increase sales, access to industry learning to shorten their growth curve, financing and profitability solutions, category and competitor insights, and so much more…

Save time, money and frustration with access to the right people, the right training and the right solutions when you need them. Whether it’s discussing category insights or trends with SPINS or Nielsen, finding the right contract manufacturing partner, meeting with distributors, retailers, brokers or channel growth advisors, investors, branding and packaging experts, legal gurus and more, we’ve got you!

Ready to make more money and have a greater impact?

Our Commitment

We are dedicated to strengthening the overall food, beverage and grocery industry and ensuring that there’s a seat at the table for every founder and entrepreneur. Emerging brands are driving the majority of innovation in our industry and we want to see more of them to succeed, so that we can all succeed – with access to real food that nourishes our bodies, minds and souls and connects us to one another, and to our communities.


In addition to the nationwide community of mentors and industry leaders who make up the greater Emerge Network, we are proud to establish industry alliances with the following organizations, so that we can strengthen the food and grocery industry together. We are #strongertogether and can achieve more together.


Our Industry Alliances include: Specialty Food Association (SFA), Maine Center For Entrepreneurs (MCE), SNAC International and the Food Industry Association (FMI).


Specialty Food Association: Create, connect, support and share the extraordinary experience of specialty food with the world


Maine Center For Entrepreneurs: Empowering Maine’s Most Promising Entrepreneurs


SNAC International: Connecting the snack industry to create growth and opportunity


Food Industry Association (FMI) Resources:

Retailers/Wholesalers: FMI’s U.S. member directory and international members include Walmart, Amazon/Whole Foods, Safeway, Publix, HEB, Kroger, Wakefern, Wegmans and more.

Leadership: Whether you want to develop healthy trading partner relationships or seek more shelf space, Emerge gives you access to over 500 FMI Associate members.