Meet Our Newest Accelerator Cohort

Union Kitchen is proud to announce our 10th Accelerator Cohort! We’re excited to be partnering with these passionate entrepreneurs to bring their vision and innovative products to market. 

Meet the members of our newest cohort below!

After discovering water kefir on a trip to Malaysia, Jem Ferments founders Emily and Jessica decided to start making the delicious, refreshing beverage at home. They shared their product with friends and family who all loved the refreshing taste and health benefits. Jem Ferments is on a mission to make loving your gut fun, simple, and all-natural!

Madje’s Cookies combines founder Pam's passion for baking and creating with her experiences living in Togo and Senegal. With flavors like tahini molasses and za'atar chocolate chip, her bold flavors inspire and take customers on a flavorful journey one cookie at a time. Be on the lookout for Pam’s cookies on shelves soon. 

Baby Bird Organic was started after founder Kate realized how difficult it was for her sister to find organic, fresh baby food to feed her new daughter. Kate stepped in and started making food for her niece weekly, realizing this is a problem many new parents face. Baby Bird Organic is looking to make it easier for busy parents to feed their children with fresh, thoughtful food. 

After finding success around DC creating made-to-order CBD infused baked goods, DC Bake Shop is working with the Accelerator to expand into retail channels. Founder Diamond is on a mission to empower people to live better lives through innovative treats that change the way CBD is consumed.

Taegu Kimchi founder Patrice has been making Kimchi with her mother since she was a child. She is taking her mother’s recipe and delivering it to restaurants and customers everywhere. 

Fava Foods founder Mohammad fondly remembers the food and culture growing up in Egypt. He’s looking to share that with customers everywhere through his Mediterranean dips and snacks. 

Epic Foods founder, Anna, was always looking for a healthy, convenient, and nutritious option she could easily fit into her busy routine. She discovered legumes as a nutrient-dense superfood that could fill her up and sustain her busy lifestyle. She is looking to bring to market plant-based, legume smoothies and other products.