As part of its Series Seed equity funding round, plant-based food company Barvecue has completed the opening capital raise. With the funds, the company will continue to grow its retail and foodservice businesses as well as maintain operations at its Carolina Smokehouse.
Barvecue. makes plant-based comfort food that is good for you and good for the planet .Whole Foods Market, Harris Teeter, Giant, The Fresh Market, Lowes Foods, Earth Fare, Harmon's, Central Market, Gelson's Market, and Food City are among the grocery stores carrying authentically wood-smoked Pulled BVQ and Carnitas. WebstaurantStore, the largest online restaurant supply store, recently partnered with the company to expand its foodservice business.
Lee Cooper, VegInvest, Max Bazerman, Vegan Capital, Stray Dog Capital, Siddhi Capital, Clear Current Capital, Planthesis, and Alwyn Capital, among others, participated in the equity funding round. Legal counsel for Barvecue was Foster Garvey P.C.
Founder and CEO, Lee Cooper, noted, "There is a huge opportunity to define the future of plant-based foods and the team at Barvecue is not only producing delicious food, but is also building an amazing emerging brand and business that is unique in our industry. Completion of this equity funding round allows Barvecue to forge ahead with thoughtful resolve as we navigate the current macroeconomic challenges before us."