Awakened Foods secures a strategic investment 2021-07-14

LOVELAND, COLO. – Awakened Foods, which was formed earlier this year by merging the creators of Ka-Pop! Super Grain Snacks and Bubba’s Fine Foods Paleo & Keto-friendly Snacks & Granolas, has secured a significant strategic investment in Clover Vitality, based in Evanston, United States Island. Clover Vitality is a growing equity company focused on emerging food and beverage companies.

“We have been following Awakened and its predecessor brands for years and are excited about their products and growth,” said Alex Schneider, co-founder and manager of Clover Vitality Fund. “We believe that Ka-Pop! and Bubba’s decision to merge and vertically integrate its production places it strongly in a rapidly evolving category. We are delighted to provide funding to help you further accelerate your growth. “

Since its formation earlier this year, Awakened Foods has experienced a significant commercial acceleration. The company won BizWest’s fastest growing company in northern Colorado, Ka-Pop! it reached four divisions of Kroger and Thrive Market, and Bubba’s Fine Foods launched nationwide with two airlines and landed the No. 1 nut mix on Amazon for Bubba’s Keto Nut Mix.

“We are excited to partner with Clover Vitality,” said Dustin Finkel, CEO of Awakened Foods. “We have demonstrated since our merger in January that Awakened Foods creates synergies and scale to unlock significant and profitable growth, aligned with major market trends in natural foods. We will continue to exceed investor expectations through this investment to drive acceleration of the basic portfolio through innovation and marketing. ”

Clover Vitality is run by three directors (David Choe, Bert Cohen and Mr. Schneider) who have dedicated their careers to these industries as traders and investors. In addition to Awakened Foods, Clover has investments in Tia Lupita (Mexican-inspired snacks), Blake’s Seed Based (allergy-free snacks), Koia (vegetable drinks), Fillo’s (Latin-inspired craft beans) and Grace’s Goodness (broths of vegetable drink).

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