Functional Chocolate Company selected as finalist

The Functional Chocolate Company has announced that it has been selected as a Finalist Food Tech Challenger. As one of ten Functional Foods startups selected, COO and Founder Chris Peruzzi will pitch in front of a panel of 30+ investors, industry leaders and experts at Food Tech Congress 2023, 31 May – 1 June 2023 in Warsaw, Poland.

The Food Tech Challengers program provides startups from around the world a unique opportunity to take centre stage, gain media exposure and showcase their solutions to representatives of ten venture capitals and corporations.

“As one of the oldest and most revered superfoods, chocolate is a uniquely effective delivery system – and the ideal base for the next generation of disruptive functional foods,” explained Nicole Smith, CEO of The Functional Chocolate Company. “This recognition from an esteemed panel of expert judges including investors and food industry leaders validates our approach to caring for everyday health, and making life a little sweeter for our customers.”

The Functional Chocolate Company offers dark chocolate paired with nutraceuticals – vitamins, minerals, botanicals and amino acids – providing a way of addressing sleep, energy, stress and focus. Featured products from the company include brainy Chocolate for productivity and focus, Energy Chocolate and Sleepy Chocolate.

All products are produced in the US with vegan and gluten-free, ethically sourced dark chocolate.

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