Suja Juice Co., a San Diego-based provider of cold-pressured (HPP High Pressure Processing) juice, closed in excess of $20m financing.
Backers included Evolution Media Partners, a joint venture with TPG Growth, Participant Media, and Evolution Media Capital (EMC), Leonardo DiCaprio, Jared Leto and Sofia Vergara.
The company intends to use the funds to expand its manufacturing facility and its capacity.
Launched in May 2012 by James Brennan, Suja offers three handcrafted lines including Suja Classic™, Suja Elements™ & Suja Essentials™, which are Certified Organic and verified Non-GMO by the Non-GMO Project. The juices and smoothies are pressured using High Pressure Processing (HPP) to kill any harmful bacteria and preserve maximum nutrition and taste.
Suja can be purchased through SujaJuice.com, Amazon.com, as well as Natural and select National Grocery chains.