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Sustainably hip: Katjes invests in food start-ups

Sustainably hip: Katjes invests in food start-ups

Sustainably hip: Katjes invests in food start-ups

Katjesgreenfood

Katjesgreenfood invests in the growing market for sustainable food brands. A subsidiary of the Katjes Group, it helps finance startups such as the Haferkater porridge chain with the aim of promoting what it calls the ‘food revolution’.

 

Dual power for Hemptastic brand relaunch

Dual power for Hemptastic brand relaunch

Dual power for Hemptastic brand relaunch

Investments

Katjesgreenfood uses synergies with its bigger sister Katjes to relaunch the Hemptastic brand. Thus Katjesgreenfood and Katjes Group set a clear sign for the use of hemp in the food sector. 

 

Veganz upgrades its management with high-level experts from industry and trade

Veganz upgrades its management with high-level experts from industry and trade

Veganz upgrades its management with high-level experts from industry and trade

Europe's pioneer for vegan food Veganz expands its supervisory board with top managers and staffs its expansion and stock market strategy with former Unilever manager Roland Sieker, Katjesgreenfood CEO Dr. Manon Littek and former Lidl UK boss Ronny Gottschlich, among others.

 

ANUGA: PigOut causes buzz at Katjesgreenfood booth

ANUGA: PigOut causes buzz at Katjesgreenfood booth

ANUGA: PigOut causes buzz at Katjesgreenfood booth

Vegetable alternatives for meat and fish products have been a trend topic at this year's ANUGA, the world's largest trade fair for beverages and food in Cologne. At the Katjesgreenfood booth, Europe's first Impact Investor hit the nerve with the product PigOut.

 

With PigOut, Katjesgreenfood focuses on full taste – free of guilt

Katjesgreenfood setzt mit PigOut auf vollen Geschmack ohne schlechtes Gewissen

With PigOut, Katjesgreenfood focuses on full taste – free of guilt

Investments

The #FOODREVOLUTION keeps on moving – with Katjesgreenfood leading as "Impact Investor". The new investment goes into the US startup of celebrity chef and “Beyond Meat” chief developer Dave Anderson.

 

Pam's wild harvested açai bowl now also available to go in two flavors

The Rainforest Company Açai-Bowl to go

Pam's wild harvested açai bowl now also available to go in two flavors

New Product Development

The Rainforest Company is not only a fairly sustainable company, but now also pretty convenient: With the help of a particularly product-preserving preservation technology, we can now enjoy their delicious acai bowl on the go.

 

Wild Friends is spreading palm oil free nut butter on your bread

palmölfreie und nachhaltige Nussbutter

Wild Friends is spreading palm oil free nut butter on your bread

Investments

Katjesgreenfood brings new support for #FOODREVOLUTION on board: Wild Friends is the first US brand to produce palm oil free and sustainable nut butter. The startup brings new momentum to the traditional $ 2 million nut butters segment.

 

The #FOODREVOLUTION will no longer butter you - thanks to Fora

erste vegane und cholesterinfreie FabaButter

The #FOODREVOLUTION will no longer butter you - thanks to Fora

Investments

Katjesgreenfood invested in Fora, which is battling the milk butter market: Their innovative, palm oil free FabaButter produces four times less CO2 compared to the traditional product.

 

Katjesgreenfood is baking the #FOODREVOLUTION with foodstirs

Clean Backing Revolution

Katjesgreenfood is baking the #FOODREVOLUTION with foodstirs

Investments

Katjesgreenfood invests in the Californian startup Foodstirs, which is revolutionizing a 5 billion Dollar bakery market in the US with simple and tasty organic baking mixes.

 

Katjesgreenfood backs the Berlin-based porridge pioneer Haferkater

ake-away-Porridge Unternehmen „Haferkater“

Katjesgreenfood backs the Berlin-based porridge pioneer Haferkater

Investments

Katjesgreenfood announces its fourth investment into porridge pioneer Haferkater. The Berlin-based startup offers fresh oatmeal in many delicious variations that can be customized individually. 

 

Katjesgreenfood invests into the mission-driven coffee berry lemonade Caté

Caté

Katjesgreenfood invests into the mission-driven coffee berry lemonade Caté

Investments

The founders of Caté, the world's first caffeinated soft drink from coffee cherries, must be quite awake. Caté is pioneering the upcycling natural resources and fight against food waste - an ideal partner for Katjesgreenfood who joined them as investor.

 

Katjesgreenfood increases its shareholding in vegan pioneer brand VEGANZ

veganer Superstar VEGANZ

Katjesgreenfood increases its shareholding in vegan pioneer brand VEGANZ

Investments

Katjesgreenfood announces the completion of its follow-up investment into vegan pioneer VEGANZ. After its foundation in 2016, the Food Impact Investor has committed its first investment to the company and increased its shareholding shortly after.