In The News

Recent news regarding Sunrise Strategic Partners and Portfolio Brands

Cali’flour Foods raises millions to scale up operations

Cali’flour Foods has received investment funds from Sunrise Strategic Partners and Trilantic North America, with participation from CircleUp Growth Partners….

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Coolhaus secures investment from Sunrise Strategic Partners

Coolhaus, a super-premium ice cream brand, has received an investment from Sunrise Strategic Partners….

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Kill Cliff Fuels Up With Sunrise Investment

Sunrise Strategic Partners announced that it has acquired a minority ownership stake in Kill Cliff. The deal marks the eighth investment for the young firm and the first beverage brand addition to its portfolio….

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Sunrise Strategic Partners invests in Vital Farms: ‘When consumers understand what cage-free really means, they’ll switch to pasture-raised’

Emerging brands accelerator Sunrise Strategic Partners has made a minority investment in Vital Farms, which launched with 20 hens in Austin, Texas, in 2007 and is now the largest provider of pasture-raised eggs in the country. …

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Maple Hill Creamery Takes in Moo-lah & Works to Define Grass-Fed

Maple Hill Creamery announced that it has accepted a minority investment from Sunrise Strategic Partners. The organic, grass-fed dairy brand plans the use the capital to continue to grow its presence in stores and build brand awareness….

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May Kicks Off with Acquisitions and Investments

Sunrise Strategic Partners announced a minority investment in Teton Waters Ranch (TWR). Teton is a leading purveyor of packaged meats (such as sausages and hot dogs) made with grass-fed, humanely raised beef….

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Stephen Hughes (Sunrise Strategic Partners) – What Makes a Great Market, When Should a DNVB Hit Retail and the History of the Natural Foods Movement

Steve Hughes joins host Mike Gelb to discuss the current SPAC market, the history of the natural foods movement, and transitioning from a digitally native brand to becoming an omnichannel brand….

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Steve Hughes of Sunrise Strategic Partners: 5 Things I Need To See Before Making A VC Investment

As part of this series, Steve Hughes discusses what the organization looks for when investing in better-for-you food and beverage brands….

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Big Companies Should Collaborate with Startups

Growth is increasingly hard to come by, so large companies are increasingly looking to entrepreneurs to help them find it….

Read the full article from Harvard Business Review