BFG Partners

BFG Partners is a venture capital firm based in Boulder, Colorado, specializing in early-stage investments in food and beverage consumer product companies. Founded in 2014, the firm focuses on partnering with passionate founders who have organic and/or non-GMO verified products, aiming to achieve $1 million in trailing 12-month sales. BFG works closely with entrepreneurs to deliver sustainable growth, outperform competitors, and provide strategic advice in areas such as operational strategy, marketing, channel development, organizational design, and capital planning. Their goal is to support portfolio companies in making critical decisions and maximizing opportunities for success.

Elizabeth Earle

VP

Ben Fenton

Partner

Dayton Miller

Managing Partner

Tyler Morgan

VP

Tom Spier

Founder and Managing Partner

25 past transactions

Bloom

Seed Round in 2021
Vessel is an at-home wellness tracker that helps in accessing, understanding, and optimizing health and wellness from the comfort of home. With Vessel, users can test 10 different health metrics in less than 10 minutes for around $10. Vessel works with some of the best doctors, nutritionists, and scientists to create its wellness cards and build food, supplement, and lifestyle recommendations tailored based on the results. A variety of membership plans enables one to see how diet, supplements, and lifestyle affect the body over time so users can start to feel and perform better. With Vessel, the science of feeling great fits in the palm of the hand.

Truman's

Private Placement in 2019
Truman’s is a household company that offers non-toxic products that reduce shipping and plastic waste while effectively cleaning clothes. The company's non-toxic solution for clean pants, plates, and potties. Their four non-toxic surface care products for floors, kitchens, bathrooms, and glass. It aims to reduce single-use plastic bottles and truckloads in the cleaning industry by shipping concentrate-filled cartridges that mixed with water in reusable bottles at the point of use. Truman's was founded in 2019 and is based in Louisville, Kentucky, United States.

Barnana, PBC

Venture Round in 2015
An alternative to traditional snacks; healthy, organic Barnana, the Super Potassium Snack, is pioneering the use of the banana's naturally occurring nutritional content. Barnana has no additives, no preservatives and is naturally sweet. Barnana's banana snacks are grown in sustainable, organic farms in South America and are an exceptional source of potassium, fiber and have over 20 vitamins and minerals. Original, Chocolate, Coconut, and Peanut Butter Organic Banana Bites can be found at Whole Foods, Safeway, Sprouts, and other finer grocers nationwide.

Barnana, PBC

Venture Round in 2017
An alternative to traditional snacks; healthy, organic Barnana, the Super Potassium Snack, is pioneering the use of the banana's naturally occurring nutritional content. Barnana has no additives, no preservatives and is naturally sweet. Barnana's banana snacks are grown in sustainable, organic farms in South America and are an exceptional source of potassium, fiber and have over 20 vitamins and minerals. Original, Chocolate, Coconut, and Peanut Butter Organic Banana Bites can be found at Whole Foods, Safeway, Sprouts, and other finer grocers nationwide.

ZitSticka

Series A in 2019
ZitSticka is an evidence-based skincare brand focused squarely on acne treatments that target every unique stage of a zit's life cycle. ZitSticka's debut product, the KILLA patch, contains dermatologically backed ingredients, and is layered with self-dissolving microdarts that disrupt the progression of upcoming, early-stage zits. ZitSticka upholds all FDA cosmetic regulatory standards. The company is founded by brothers-in-law and human biology enthusiasts, Robbie Miller and Daniel Kaplan, and launched in February 2019. The KILLA kit is available online for $29.00, which includes eight KILLA patches and eight priming CLEANA swabs.

Bobo’s Oat Bars

Series B in 2019
On a rainy afternoon in 2003, Beryl Stafford and her daughter “Bobo” baked oat bars that soon became a Boulder, CO cafe favorite. This humble oat bar has since captivated loyal fans nationwide, with no compromise to the original recipe, small-batch baking process, or mother-daughter tradition.

Truman's

Seed Round in 2019
Truman’s is a household company that offers non-toxic products that reduce shipping and plastic waste while effectively cleaning clothes. The company's non-toxic solution for clean pants, plates, and potties. Their four non-toxic surface care products for floors, kitchens, bathrooms, and glass. It aims to reduce single-use plastic bottles and truckloads in the cleaning industry by shipping concentrate-filled cartridges that mixed with water in reusable bottles at the point of use. Truman's was founded in 2019 and is based in Louisville, Kentucky, United States.

Fat Snax

Private Placement in 2020
Fat Snax manufactures cookies. The company also sells its products online. Fat Snax was founded in 2017 and is based in Canada.

Quinn Foods LLC

Private Placement in 2020
Quinn Foods LLC, doing business as Quinn Popcorn, produces popcorn. The company offers microwave popcorn, including butter, sea salt, parmesan, rosemary, and Vermont maple flavors; and farm-to-bag pre-popped popcorn, such as kale, sea salt, and extra-virgin organic coconut and California olive oil flavors. Quinn Foods LLC was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado.

4th & Heart

Series C in 2019
4th & Heart is an artisan producer of organic ghee, or clarified butter. It untapped culinary treasure in mainstream American diets, with incredible flavor and health benefits.

Maev

Series A in 2022
Maev, Inc. engages in manufacturing foods for dogs. It offers raw food bowls, vitamin bars, and bone broth. The company provides food diet consultancy services as per the dog’s breed, age, weight, activity level, and lifestyle. It sells its products online. The company was incorporated in 2018 and is based in New York, New York.

OLIPOP

Private Placement in 2018
OLIPOP, Inc produces digestive health beverages. It offers sparkling tonics for digestive health with fiber, prebiotics, and botanical extracts. The company was incorporated in 2017 and is based in Oakland, California.

OLIPOP

Series A in 2020
OLIPOP, Inc produces digestive health beverages. It offers sparkling tonics for digestive health with fiber, prebiotics, and botanical extracts. The company was incorporated in 2017 and is based in Oakland, California.

OLIPOP

Private Placement in 2020
OLIPOP, Inc produces digestive health beverages. It offers sparkling tonics for digestive health with fiber, prebiotics, and botanical extracts. The company was incorporated in 2017 and is based in Oakland, California.

ZitSticka

Private Placement in 2019
ZitSticka is an evidence-based skincare brand focused squarely on acne treatments that target every unique stage of a zit's life cycle. ZitSticka's debut product, the KILLA patch, contains dermatologically backed ingredients, and is layered with self-dissolving microdarts that disrupt the progression of upcoming, early-stage zits. ZitSticka upholds all FDA cosmetic regulatory standards. The company is founded by brothers-in-law and human biology enthusiasts, Robbie Miller and Daniel Kaplan, and launched in February 2019. The KILLA kit is available online for $29.00, which includes eight KILLA patches and eight priming CLEANA swabs.

OLIPOP

Seed Round in 2019
OLIPOP, Inc produces digestive health beverages. It offers sparkling tonics for digestive health with fiber, prebiotics, and botanical extracts. The company was incorporated in 2017 and is based in Oakland, California.

Quinn Snacks

Series B in 2021
Quinn Snacks is a developer of an online food ordering platform used to give people the choice to snack mindfully. Its platform offers a variety of flavored popcorn choosing real ingredients from trusted farmers and suppliers so the environmental impact can be lessened that enable users to shop for healthy snacks online. It was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado.

Fat Snax

Series A in 2020
Fat Snax provides low-carb snacks and desserts to customers since 2017. It offers four flavors of their soft-baked cookies, along with Brownie Bites and Blondie Bites. The products can be found at FatSnax.com.

Good Day Chocolate

Seed Round in 2015
Good Day Chocolate makes chocolate with benefits for young working adults. Easily measured “honest” doses in a melt-proof candy-coating means control and convenience and real, premium chocolate means a universally loved, delicious treat. Need a pick-me-up? One piece of Energy is a darker chocolate with the caffeine from 1/2 cup of regular coffee, plus vitamins and minerals for a smooth energy boost. Calm is a milk chocolate with amino acids and botanicals that help you release tension without drowsiness.

Simply Delicious, Inc.

Private Placement in 2019
Simply Delicious, Inc., doing business as Bobo’s Oat Bars, produces and sells baked goods and organic gluten-free snacks. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Boulder, Colorado.

Tava Organics, LTD

Private Placement in 2019
Tava Organics, LTD produces and sells flavored ghee. Its products include ghee butter, such as original ghee, white truffle salt, Madagascar vanilla bean, California garlic, and Himalayan pink salt; ghee oil, such as ghee oil spray and pour; and ghee on the go, such as original ghee, Madagascar vanilla bean, and California garlic. The company offers its products through stores. Tava Organics, LTD was founded in 2014 and is based in Los Angeles, California.

CAULIPOWER

Seed Round in 2017
Caulipower is a food and beverage manufacturing company that focuses on producing vegetable-based pizzas and pizza crusts that are gluten-free. It specializes in providing frozen pizza, pizza, manufacturing, and Gluten-Free. It was founded in 2016 and headquartered in Encino, California.