Minnesota protein companies chosen for MBOLD’s Bold Growth program

March 14, 2024

We are excited to announce that two MN-based companies, CLO-CLO Vegan Foods, maker of vegan pizzas and flatbreads, andThousand Hills Lifetime Grazed, producer of regeneratively raised, lifetime grazed, grass-fed beef, have been selected for the 2024 Minnesota cohort of MBOLD’sBold Growth entrepreneurship program.Managed byNaturally Minnesota andAURI, Bold Growth provides high-growth businesses with tailored mentorship from senior business leaders within and beyond MBOLD’s membership.

Wendy Hinnenkamp, CLO-CLO founder and VP of marketing, said, “As a disruptive women-owned food company, we are humbled by the opportunity to partner, scale and collaborate with world-class food and wellness companies in MBOLD’s Bold Growth network to drive innovation and differentiation in the marketplace. Minnesota is blessed with fertile land and a long history of food production, ideal for CLO-CLO’s culture of innovation.”

Bold Growth is supported by MBOLD members and the State of Minnesota through a grant from the Department of Employment and Economic Development. Congrats to CLO-CLO and Thousand Hills. We look forward to working with you!