Barnana Receives Minority Growth Investment from Boulder Food Group

Barnana LogoBarnana, a Santa Monica-based producer of banana snacks, received a minority growth capital investment from Boulder Food Group.

BFG joined investors Mark Rampolla, Founder of Zico Premium Coconut Water; Patrick Finn of Finn Capital Partners; Jerry Bello, Founder of Sensible Portions; and Presence Sales & Marketing.

The company will use the funds for distribution expansion, product innovation, and consumer marketing efforts.

Launched in August of 2012 by CEO Caue Suplicy, Barnana supplies an organic, gluten-free, non-GMO line of snacks, grown in organic farms in South America and available at Whole Foods Markets, Safeway, Sprouts, Wegmans, and other finer natural grocery stores nationwide.

The company will soon release two new products: Apple Cinnamon Barnana, which combines sweet organic bananas, organic apples, and organic Ceylon cinnamon, and Coffee Barnana, which blends bananas and coffee into one, and made with organic Colombian roasted Arabica coffee beans.



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