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We partner with entrepreneurs to improve the way families eat and cultivate a nutritionally dense, sustainable and low-waste food revolution.

OUR FOCUS

SEMCAP Food & Nutrition invests growth equity in innovative food companies that support sustainable modern health and a better future for food.

 

We partner with later growth stage companies whose products emphasize organic, natural, non-GMO, purposeful and functional ingredients and plant-based foods as well as efficient supply chain and delivery and low-waste packaging. We provide access to resources and leverage industry networks, connections and expertise to scale nationally.

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ORGANIC/NATURAL

  • Natural, organic and non-GMO ingredients

  • Functional ingredients, nutritionally dense and minimally processed

  • Ocean friendly, regenerative and sustainably sourced

  • Plant based alt-protein sources that are lower on the food chain and reduce carbon emissions

  • Alternative dairy, meat, poultry and fish

EFFICIENT & LOW WASTE

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  • OMNI channel production/delivery processes and technology that minimizes inefficiency, plastic and waste and democratizes the food system

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PLANT BASED

"Food & Nutrition is foundational to the human experience and is rapidly evolving with a generational shift underway in consumer trends and preferences. We identify and invest in innovative natural food brands that are driving that change,"  John Haugen, Managing Partner

OUR TEAM

​With a collective decades running, growing, selling, and acquiring food businesses our investment team has operator-DNA and unique experiences from which to identify remarkable companies and seminal trends that will shape the future of food.  We take a collaborative approach and work shoulder to shoulder with entrepreneurs to scale their businesses and generate above market returns for our investors.  

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John Haugen

Managing Partner

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Kate Storey

Partner

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Buck Buckley

Managing Partner

Co-founder and Co-CIO

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Ryan Newcom

Partner

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Cyrus Vandrevala

Managing Partner

Co-founder and Co-CIO

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Peter Shoemaker

Operating Advisor

Partner American Discovery Capital