Van Leeuwen Ice Cream Receives Minority Investment from Strand Equity

vanleeuwenicecreamVan Leeuwen Ice Cream, a Greenpoint, Brooklyn-based maker of ice cream and vegan ice cream, received an investment from growth equity firm Strand Equity.

The amount of the deal was not disclosed.

The company intends to use the funds for continued growth.

Founded by Ben Van Leeuwen, Laura O’Neill and Pete Van Leeuwen, Van Leeuwen Ice Cream produces dairy-based and vegan ice cream products in its facility in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The company, which currently operates 13 scoop shops and 6 trucks in New York and Los Angeles, also sells its dairy and vegan ice cream pints in over 700 retailers nationwide, including Whole Foods Market, Fairway Market and Erewhon.



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