Chaucer Food Group is investing in Crunchies, a freeze-dried vegetable brand.
Crunchies, headquartered in Westlake Village, California, makes snacks that are free from chemicals, preservatives, gluten and Kosher. The company has had double-digit growth in the last year, according to Chaucer. Crunchies’ snacks are sold in Walmart (NYSE: WMT), Costco (Nasdaq: COST) and Whole Foods (Nasdaq: WFM). Terms of the deal were not disclosed.