Sir Kensington’s, a NYC-based all-natural condiment company, completed a $8.5m Series A equity financing.
The round was led by Verlinvest with participation from Mike Kirban, founder of Vita Coco; David Barber, co-owner of Blue Hill and Blue Hill at Stone Barns; the co-founders of Sweetgreen through SWTLF Ventures; Andrew Essex, founder of Droga5; and Chris Burggraeve, former Global CMO of AB InBev. Mr. Burggraeve will also join Sir Kensington’s’ Board.
The company intends to use the funds to accelerate distribution growth in the North American natural grocery and foodservice channels, expand product offerings, and make key hires.
Led by Co-Founders Mark Ramadan and Scott Norton, Sir Kensington’s is a producer of all-natural condiments served and sold nationwide. It now offers lines of ketchup, mayonnaise, and mustard, which are distributed in natural grocery stores such as Whole Foods, as well as acclaimed restaurants and hotels in major urban markets.