Bandar Foods, a Philadelphia- and San Francisco-based provider of Indian-inspired snacks and condiments, closed a $2m seed funding round.
Backers included ACP, AccelFoods, Volta Global, and the Wharton School of Business Vice Dean of Entrepreneurship, Karl Ulrich.
The company intends to use the funds to expand its retail presence, team and working capital.
Led by Lalit Kalani and Dan Garblik, Bandar Foods offers classic, snack-able products including Naan chips, Poppadum chips and Indian style condiments.
The company, a 2015 graduate of AccelFoods, an early-stage investment fund known for nurturing brands in the packaged food & beverage industry, also added Indian-American chef Floyd Cardoz a Culinary Advisor.