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Recent news regarding Sunrise Strategic Partners and Portfolio Brands

3 Keys for Marketing to Millennial Parents

How can food companies appeal to millennial parents? That topic is the focus of The Food Institute’s extensive report this month. Here’s a look at advice provided by industry leaders….

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Protein Presses On: Why Better-For-You Is Still Pushing Protein Sales Post-Pandemic

When the pandemic hit in Spring 2020 and many food and beverage producers found themselves struggling to keep up with the rush on grocery shelves, protein was one space that found itself in a more precarious situation. Peter Burns and Steve Hughes discuss the current and future state of the protein industry….

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Revealed: DBJ’s 2021 C-Suite Awards winners

Denver Business Journal reveals the winners of its 2021 C-Suite Awards program, honoring those senior executives who help CEOs achieve their vision in a rapidly changing climate. Sunrise Strategic Partners’ co-founder and managing partner, Vincent Love, has been selected as one of this year’s winners….

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Sunrise Strategic Partners gains new investment, brings on a managing partner

New funding from Trilantic North America solidifies Sunrise Strategic Partners as the largest food and beverage investor on the Front Range….

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Alongside New Capital, Sunrise Adjusts Strategy, Brings on Burns

CPG-focused investment group Sunrise Strategic announced late last week that it would bring aboard more food and beverage veterans, notably ex-ONE Brands CEO Peter Burns, to help the firm diversify its capabilities….

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Sunrise Strategic Partners Prepares for Next Phase of Growth

Sunrise Strategic Partners is aiming to accelerate the next generation of disruptive food and beverage brands with the addition of a new leader and new funding from its partner Trilantic North America….

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Private Equity Firm Acquires Kodiak Cakes

Private equity firm, L Catterton, announced that it has acquired Kodiak Cakes. Kodiak’s existing shareholders, including Sunrise Strategic Partners, Trilantic North America, and the Company’s founders and management team, will continue to own a significant minority stake in the Company going forward….

Read the full article from WholeFoods Magazine

Kodiak Cakes Sells to L Catterton, Will Look to Go ‘Where White Flour Dominates’

Protein remains a major force of attraction for consumers, as is evidenced today by the sale of protein enhanced baking mix and snack brand Kodiak Cakes to private equity firm L Catterton….

Read the full article from NOSH