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Week 16: Kitchen Republic, home for emerging food startups

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What is Kitchen Republic?

Kitchen Republic is the home for local food businesses and emerging food startups. They offer a fully-equipped professional culinary co-working space plus a community hub that connects industry experts and entrepreneurs. They ‘ve got ample workspace, fridge, freezer, and dry storage, plus top-of-the-line cooking equipment in our ‘plug and play’ kitchen. Their co-working environment inspires lots of collaboration and cross-pollination across brands and members. They host a variety of inspiring gatherings, including our 12-week Academy programs for startups + scale-ups. (source).

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More info

Inventor: Bart-Jan Veldhuijzen, Emma Veerhuis, Bas de Vries (link
Website: Kitchenrepublic.nl
History: it started back in 2018, but in 2019, the scale up has really started, crowdfunding round of 200K realized.

Price (EUR): contact them here (dutch form)

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Would you consider doing a project @kitchenrepublic

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Week 15: Optimel Salad spread

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What is Optimel Salad spread?

Optimel Salad spread is the first product of Optimel outside the dairy category. Typically, the Optimel range consists of dairy drinks and yogurts with 0% fat and lower calories, however now the brand has done a cross-over to a new category, which is rather spectacular. As far as we know, the product is very well received, even leading to out of stocks at the second largest retailer of the Netherlands: Jumbo. They offer the product in three flavors, soon to be expanded when succesful.

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More info

Inventor: FrieslandCampina
Website: Optimel Salad Spread
History: First launch in April 2019, in the Netherlands

Price (EUR): €1,79 for 175grams at Jumbo

Poll

Are you going to try this product?

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Week 14: Creditclick, pay online with instant credit

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What is Creditclick?

CreditClick is a new way of paying for your online purchases. Instead of paying immediately the full amount at purchase or at delivery, CreditClick offers you the possibility to spread the cost over several months. (source).

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More info

Inventor: Jeroen Bosch van Rosenthal, Jeroen Mulder
Website: Creditclick.eu
History: 2017, it is getting mature right now

Price (EUR): As a service it’s free, interest to be paid obviously

Poll

Would you use online credit payments?

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