Sambazon

Sambazon

Food & Beverage

Location: United States

Year of Investment: 2008

Investment Status: Active

Verlinvest contacts: Eric Melloul Max Levine

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Overview

Sambazon is the leader in chilled, açai-based products and is a pioneer in bringing açai to US consumers. The açai (ah-sigh-EE) berry is a grape-like fruit harvested from açai palm trees and consumed in Brazil as a purée in bowls with granola and fruits. The Company is vertically integrated with its own plant in the North East of Brazil. 

Its product range includes organic frozen pulp, sorbets, smoothies, juices, energy drinks and supplements. Its main focus is to distribute its products to grocery and natural stores as well as juice bars across the US and Asia (Japan and South Korea). 

The Company benefits from the growing trend for consuming ‘superfruits’ with functional benefits and harvesting practices that respect the environment and local communities.

Verlinvest invested in Sambazon in November 2008.

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Brussels

Place Eugène Flagey 18
B-1050 Brussels

Singapore

Verlinvest Asia Pte Ltd.
163 Penang Road, Winsland House 2, #04-04
Singapore 238463

New York

215 Park Avenue South, Suite 2005
New York, NY 10003

London

Suite 4.08
12 Red Lion Square,
London WC1R 4QH

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