VANCOUVER — TMRW Foods, a Canadian producer of plant-based proteins, raised $2.6 million in seed funding.
Investors for the round included Greg Blake, co-founder of Daiya Foods; Eric Patel, director at Fresh Prep; Richard Cooperstein, chief executive officer and senior managing partner of Media Investment Group; and the Milne Group, owners of Virtuous Pie, Mila and Harken Coffee.
Founded in 2018 by CEO Dean Blignaut, TMRW Foods offers a range of plant-based proteins featuring a blend of kidney beans, yellow split peas and quinoa. Its lineup includes TMRW Burgers, TMRW Breakfast Patties, TMRW Ground and four flavors of TMRW Sausage. The company recently added a line of TMRW Shreds made with a newly developed proprietary protein, marking its first foray into the gluten-free market. The products are sold in retailers across Canada and through a local delivery platform in lower mainland Vancouver.
Financing from the $2.6 million seed…