Hi, we are kitchentown

WE ARE THE TEAM

We are a global innovation platform that helps develop, launch and commercialize, impact-driven and transformational food products.

We support founder teams with bold and creative ideas.
Our startups create trustful brands, new experiences and technologies that address important challenges in the food industry.
Founded in 2014 in the San Francisco Bay Area, USA, KitchenTown Berlin is amplifying the European food startup scene.

We shape the future of food

A better future through sustainable solutions and circular thinking in the food system

Tech innovation to bring the
food industry forward

Better nutrition, better health: Let’s learn what our body needs

Progress for the planet: The rise of alternative protein

We enable “quicker time to market”

Use the professional technology and infrastructure to build your product fast.

Gain expert knowhow from us and industry professionals.

Join the food and bev ecosystem to connect with relevant players.

Expand your skillset to master the food industry.

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Katharina Rütze

PRODUCT DEVELOPER

■ Product development
■ Food science
■ Food safety

Leyla Rohrbeck

PRODUCTION MANAGER

■ Food production
■ Manufacturing processes
■ Hygiene

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Eike Kieras

CO-FOUNDER & CEO

■ Venture strategy
■ Finance
■ FMCG

Lukas Neuß

CO-FOUNDER & CEO

■ Industry
■ Network
■ Digital

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Lilith Gawol

COMMUNICATION & PARTNERSHIPS

■ Marketing & PR
■ Food Retail & Ecosystem
■ Product Management

Verena Fein

COMMUNITY LEAD

■ Member & Food Community
■ Community Events
■ Co-Working