KO Client GOODLES Raises $13M Series A Funding Round
- KO Firm
- September 18, 2023
KO client GOODLES, the fun-to-say, stylish, better-for-you noodle brand known for its modern line of delicious and nutrient-packed boxed mac and cheese and pasta, recently closed a $13 million Series A only 20 months after launching. The funding will be used to appoint three new C-Suite executives and increase U.S. production capacity to meet the surging consumer demand for their products.
The round was led by L Catterton and included existing institutional investors: Springdale, Third Craft Partners, Willow Growth, Alumni Ventures, GingerBread Capital, IMG-Endeavor, Cosmic VC, and Electric Feel Ventures.
In the press release, Jen Zeszut, Co-Founder and CEO of GOODLES, shared, “We are excited about this partnership with L Catterton – the best-of-the-best when it comes to scaling consumer brands. The influx of capital to keep up with demand, coupled with the ability of our extraordinarily creative and results-oriented team to produce unconventional and joyful executions, positions us perfectly for continued success. We’re here to achieve legendary business results by creating a legendary product and brand, and we are growing faster and more efficiently than many of our food and beverage counterparts because of it.”
GOODLES’s founding team includes CEO Jen Zeszut, Paul Earle, Molly Michet, Deb Luster, and award-winning actress, producer, and philanthropist Gal Gadot.