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Foodie Pitch Competition at Eat x NE

Calling all local food producers! Do you have a food idea, product or company that is ready to go to the next level? StartupVT and Healthy Living Market want to meet you on September 20th at the EAT x NE food festival at Oakledge Park in Burlington to hear your pitch on why your product is amazing, tasty, and sale-able to the world. The winning pitch will get professional advice from Healthy Living Staff and a 3 months trial on Healthy Living’s shelves as the ultimate ‘market test’ for the product. To enter, please send pitch submissions to In your email please include the following information:What is your food product, idea, or company?  Describe it and tell us why it’s special and why you believe in it.

1. What is your food product, idea, or company? Describe it and tell us why it’s special and why you believe in it.

2. Tell us why you think people will buy it?

3. What makes your food product special? Is it new to the market or something that has never been seen before?

4. Do you have sales currently?

5. Where do you intend to produce the product and how how will the product be distributed?

6. Do you have pricing you can share for the product, both wholesale and retail?

7. Will you be able to bring product for judges for taste and experience?

The top 5 entries will be chosen to make their pitch at the session with the winner announced at the end of the session. Winner will receive a 3-month trial of their product on Healthy Living’s shelves, product consultation, plus a $1,000 Healthy Living Gift Card. Runner up will receive a $100 Healthy Living gift card. If you have been looking to finally show your awesome idea or existing product to one of Vermont’s largest retailers of local food, this is your chance. Submit your entries today, and good luck!

Check out the Seven Days coverage of our previous Foodie Pitch competition last March, congrats to winners Sobremesa!

Earlier Event: September 19
ExNE - Eat by Northeast