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Gathered Foods, maker of the Good Catch (Newtown, Pennsylvania) brand of plant-based seafood products, has closed a $10 million convertible note round co-led by New Crop Capital and Stray Dog Capital, according to Forbes. Good Catch previously announced an $8.7 million Series A funding round in August 2018 led by New Crop Capital.
As public awareness of plastic pollution gathers steam and big brands commit to reducing plastic waste, investors are backing more ecologically sensitive packaging solutions like bioplastics and molded pulp.
Mondelēz International (Deerfield, Illinois), owner of Oreo, Belvita and Cadbury, is acquiring a majority interest in Perfect Snacks (San Diego, California), maker of refrigerated organic nutrition bars.
Each year Nutrition Capital Network tracks and compiles M&A activity in the health & nutrition arena. Read more about how 2018 compared to years past and where the financing activity took place.