United Kingdom-based vegan pizza chain Purezza lately raised £2.4 million ($3.2 million) in new funding capital. The chain plans to make use of the funds to develop throughout the globe and into the retail market. The funding spherical was accomplished by London holding firm MVK Group and vegan funding agency Veg Capital invested instantly into the retail enlargement of Purezza’s vegan mozzarella, which can see a brand new 8,000-square-foot cheese manufacturing facility and retail house working in Brighton & Hove.
Purezza has but to announce particular plans for enlargement into different nations, however in response to Tim Barclay, co-founder and co-owner of Purezza, the US is on the record for future eating places. “While we are able to’t but verify when and the place within the US we need to open Purezza, US enlargement may be very a lot on the horizon for us and we definitely have plans to open our restaurant throughout the globe,” Barclay instructed VegNews. With two new location openings in Brighton & Hove and Bristol in August and September 2020, the funding will guarantee Purezza can proceed increasing quickly all through 2021.
The award-winning pizza chain makes a speciality of plant-based options to traditional Neapolitan pizza and has additionally developed its personal line of vegan cheese completely for its eating places. Since launching its first restaurant in 2015, Purezza has expanded to 4 areas, together with two new areas this yr. Earlier this yr, it additionally tripled the size of its Camden restaurant.