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Plant-Based Smokehouses

Barvecue is Defining the Future of Plant-Based Food

— March 8, 2023 — Lifestyle
Plant-based food company Barvecue's Carolina Smokehouse is the world's largest plant-based smokehouse and it's there plant-based, wood-smoked Pulled BVQ and Carnitas are made. These hand-crafted comfort foods set themselves apart from other meatless products thanks to their level of smokiness.

Barvecue recently announced that it completed the opening capital raise for its Seed Seried equity funding round. These funds will be essential for supporting the continued growth of the company's retail and foodservice business, as well as its Carolina Smokehouse production facility operations. Founder and CEO Lee Cooper says "There is a huge opportunity to define the future of plant-based foods and the team at Barvecue is not only producing delicious food, but is also building an amazing emerging brand and business that is unique in our industry."
Trend Themes
1. Plant-based Smokehouses - The construction and operation of plant-based smokehouses and the creation of smoky plant-based comfort foods are a major trend in the plant-based food industry.
2. Seed Series Equity Funding - Investment in plant-based food companies like Barvecue through Seed Series equity funding can provide essential capital for supporting growth and innovation in the industry.
3. Defining the Future of Plant-based Foods - As demand for plant-based foods continues to grow, there is an opportunity for companies like Barvecue to innovate and lead the industry in creating delicious and sustainable plant-based products.
Industry Implications
1. Plant-based Food - The plant-based food industry is rapidly growing and innovating, providing opportunities for companies to create delicious and sustainable products like those offered by Barvecue's Carolina Smokehouse.
2. Foodservice - Barvecue's retail and foodservice business is a major part of their growth strategy and presents an opportunity for innovation and disruption in the foodservice industry.
3. Sustainability - The use of plant-based ingredients in smokehouses and other food production facilities presents an opportunity for companies to promote sustainability and reduce their environmental impact.
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