Awakened Foods, creators of Ka-Pop! Snacks and Bubba’s Fine Foods Continue to Accelerate, Announcing Investment by Private Equity Clover Vitality
LOVELAND, Col., July 14, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Awakened Foods, creators of Ka-Pop! Super Grain Snacks and Bubba’s Fine Foods Paleo & Keto-friendly Snacks & Granolas, today announced a significant strategic investment from Clover Vitality.
“We have followed Awakened and its predecessor brands for years and are excited about its products and growth. We believe the decision of Ka-Pop! and Bubba to merge and vertically integrate its production positions it strongly in a rapidly evolving category. We are delighted to provide funding to help it further accelerate its growth, ”said Alex schneider, co-founder and manager of Clover Vitality Fund.
The investment follows a significant acceleration in activity. Awakened Foods won BizWest’s Fastest Growing Company award in Northern Colorado, Ka-Pop! Got four divisions of Kroger and Thrive Market, Bubba’s Fine Foods launched nationwide with two airlines and landed the first nut mix on Amazon for Bubba’s Keto Nut Mix.
“We are delighted to partner with Clover Vitality,” said Dustin finkel, CEO. “We have shown since our merger in January that Awakened Foods creates synergies and scale to unlock meaningful, profitable growth aligned with key trends in the health food market. We will continue to exceed investor expectations by using this investment to drive core portfolio acceleration through innovation and commercialization. “
Clover Vitality is a growth capital firm focused on emerging food and beverage companies. The company is managed by three directors (Bert cohen, Alex schneider and David Choé) who have dedicated their careers to these industries as operators and investors.
Awakened represents Clover Vitality’s sixth investment in healthier food and beverage companies. For more information, please visit www.clovervitality.com.
Awakened foods is the holding company of branded companies, Ka-Pop! Snacks and Bubba’s Fine Foods, and co-manufacturing companies, Awakened Food Crafters.
Ka-Pop! Snacks creates products powered by super grain sorghum. Ka-Pop! is gluten-free, vegan, GMO-free, and allergen-free, which is skyrocketing behind a recent feature on ABC’s Shark Tank. www.kapopsnacks.com.
Since 2014, Bubba’s Fine Foods spearheaded a natural health food revolution. Bubba’s is happy with every bite of their Paleo, Keto and Grain Free granola and snacks. www.bubbasfinefoods.com
Awakened culinary artisans has a well-established private label and co-manufacture business with some of the industry’s most rigorous clients. www.awakenedfoodcrafters.com
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Dustin finkel – CEO
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