The J.M. Smucker Company and Rev1 Ventures have partnered to support and tap into emerging technologies and startups that are transforming the food industry.

Startups will have access to more than 120 years of food and beverage experience, while working with the Midwest’s leading investor startup studio.


Ingredient & Process Technology

Innovations that improve food and food processing such as emerging protein sources, natural ingredients and food safety technology.


Focus efforts to support healthy, better for you and convenient snacks.

Commodity & Supply Chain

Enabling technologies focused on improving the supply chain for food and agriculture in areas of sustainability, biotech, or production systems.

Operational Technology

Innovation approaches that support and evolve with the changing needs of our organization.


Judy Mondello
VP, Research & Development
The J.M. Smucker Company
Dan Nowicki
VP, Commodities Purchasing
The J.M. Smucker Company
Alain Marec
Sr. Principal Scientist
- Consumer Foods
The J.M. Smucker Company
Tom Walker
President & CEO
Rev1 Ventures
Wayne Embree
EVP, Investments & Venture Acceleration
Rev1 Ventures
Mike McCann
VP, Corporate Partnerships
Rev1 Ventures
Andrea Ewing
Manager, Corporate Connections & Rev1 Labs
Rev1 Ventures