Coffee Startup CRU Kafe Raises £1.25M in Funding

CRU_Kafe_1CRU Kafe, a London, UK-based organic and eco-friendly coffee company, raised £1.25m in funding.

This round was led by Seedcamp, with participation from luxury and fashion entrepreneur Carmen Busquets.

The company intends to use the funds to continue its international growth, to launch new products and to build the management team.

Established in 2013 by co-founders Colin Pyle, John Quilter and Bodil Blain, CRU Kafe produces artisinal organically certified coffee, available in either beans and grounds, or in recyclable Nespresso® Compatible coffee pods.
Since its launch, CRU has had growth of 20% month on month with revenue rising from £100k to £2m.



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