Nurturing a new generation
of entrepreneurs to accelerate sustainable technologies

Through the Greenhouse Accelerator Program, PepsiCo is committed to open innovation and collaborating with the changemakers of the future to help lead the transformation of the food and beverage industry with more sustainable products and processes. 

Our Programs

PepsiCo Greenhouse Accelerator: MENA Sustainability Edition

PepsiCo mentors are currently working with selected start-ups and entrepreneurs from across the MENA region to advance their breakthrough packaging technology and circular economy concepts.

Past Programs

Since 2017, PepsiCo Greenhouse Accelerators have included 45 companies and over 75 mentors spanning multiple continents and focus areas.

Our Misson

Collaborate Innovate Accelerate

The collaborative accelerator program is designed to nurture the growth of emerging and sustainable brands in the food and beverage sector.  We seek to identify breakthrough start ups that will receive funds and partner with PepsiCo experts to help grow their businesses.  

Our Offer


Participants receive an initial $20,000 USD grant to support operations and help launch or scale their innovation. At the end of the program, one participant will be offered a $100,000 USD grant.


Greenhouse Accelerator mentors and subject matter experts provide guidance to innovators across all aspects of business development.


PepsiCo’s Business Development team helps identify market and partnerships opportunities to accelerate growth.

Our Approach

Innovators apply

Award $20,000 USD to innovator finalists and begin PepsiCo Greenhouse Accelerator mentorship and curriculum 

One innovator awarded $100,000 USD grant