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Good Food Accelerator
Wholesale Business Development Program

Grocery Store Staff


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Educating + Preparing Small Businesses on the Wholesale Sales Process.

37 Oaks is excited to host the Wholesale Business Development program, in partnership with the Good Food Accelerator (a program of the Good Food Catalyst). This 7-week program provides the knowledge and application for Chicago's food service and CPG entrepreneurs that are interested in getting their products into wholesale accounts.


Program includes...

  • 37 Oaks University courses & workshops from the Wholesale series.

  • 1:1 coaching on business development efforts.

  • Education & preparation to pitch to account decision-makers and buyers.​

  • Tools to guide wholesale sales & distribution planning.

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Business Profile


  • Greater Chicagoland businesses.

  • Foodservice + CPG businesses are highly encouraged to apply.

    • All categories of products are welcome.

  • Existing businesses actively selling products in the market.

  • Can provide business "Articles of Incorporation"

  • Good Food Accelerator's M.A.P program graduates are strongly encouraged to apply. 



  • 37 Oaks University courses.

  • 1:1 coaching sessions.

  • Wholesale account & distribution sales planning

  • Tools + resources for wholesale business development

  • Free program to join!



  • July 14: Applications close

  • July 20, 27 + Aug 31 @5:30 pm CST: Classes

  • More details shared at first class.

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