The Evolution of the Natural Foods Movement with Stephen Hughes, co-founder & GP at Sunrise Strategic Partners
The Consumer VC Podcast #186 with Stephen Hughes, co-founder & GP at Sunrise Strategic Partners
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Sunrise Strategic Partners provides growth capital and expertise to emerging brands in the healthy, active, and sustainable living space. Some of their investments include Cali’flour foods, Kodiak Cakes, and Maple Hill Creamery.
If you’re interested in CPG, you won’t want to miss this episode. Stephen was one of the pioneers in the natural foods movement and we cover quite a lot of ground:
When should a DNVB head into retail
What makes a category attractive to invest in
His approach to packaging
History of the natural foods movement
Current analysis of the SPAC market
What strategics are looking for today in brands
I hope you enjoy!