US private investment firm Graham Partners has become a majority investor in food ingredients manufacturer Woodland Foods, as it aims to accelerate growth.
Woodland Foods is a distributor and manufacturer of ingredients and products such as chillies, herbs, spices and grains for industrial, food service and retail customers.
“Graham Partners brings extensive experience working across the food industry and will provide strong support to accelerate Woodland Foods’ significant growth,” said David Moore, founder of Woodland Foods.
Graham Partners’ managing principal, Andrew Snyder, added: “Woodland Foods provides Graham Partners with a unique opportunity to invest in a company with a well-established supply chain across five continents and long-term relationships with marquee customers across all channels of the food business”.
He continued: “We…believe that together we will elevate our position as thought leaders, fuelling multiple trends in the world of food while growing substantially in the years to come”.
Woodland Foods’ management team and staff will remain in place during the transition.
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