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Jennifer Grebow is editor-in-chief of Nutritional Outlook.
Synergy Flavors (Wauconda, IL) is partnering with The Hatchery, a Chicago-based nonprofit group created to help small, local food and beverage entrepreneurs develop ideas and products.
Flavors firm Synergy Flavors (Wauconda, IL) is partnering with The Hatchery, a Chicago-based nonprofit group created to help small, local food and beverage entrepreneurs develop ideas and products by providing access to production space, financing, and other resources. At The Hatchery’s new 67,000-sq-ft facility in East Garfield Park in Chicago with more than 50 production kitchens, Synergy Flavors has opened a kitchen that provides entrepreneurs with supplies as well as guidance on a regular basis in determining how Synergy’s solutions can help with formulation.
“We’re excited about the opportunity to be involved in The Hatchery, as it aligns with our core values and offers Synergy Flavors another avenue toward making a positive impact in the local Chicago community while creating sustainable economic growth,” said Scott Mortensen, vice president of sales and marketing, Synergy Flavors, in a press release. “As we continue to focus on programs and partnerships that further our goal of being a good corporate citizen and community partner, this investment in an underserved area of Chicago allows us to contribute our time and talents to making a tangible impact for years to come.”
“Our goal at The Hatchery Chicago is to join forces with impactful organizations and influencers to provide entrepreneurs with all the resources they need to best navigate the food and beverage industry, and to that end, partnering with Synergy Flavors, a dynamic flavor industry leader that is right here in our backyard, provides an invaluable benefit to food and beverage entrepreneurs,” said Natalie Shmulik, CEO of The Hatchery Chicago, in a press release. “At the end of the day, our goal is to help future food and beverage industry leaders achieve business success, in turn creating more jobs and improving the local economy.”